Freeport, Illinois Jobs – The City of Freeport, IL is interviewing for a full-time Grants Coordinator. This position is responsible for preparing grant applications and administering grants for demolitions, housing, Brownfields, public safety, community development and other state and federally funded programs. Good writing skills, attention to detail, and financial reporting experience are essential qualifications. The grant coordinator also works with all City departments; therefore communication skills are important.
Minimum requirements include two years’ experience administering housing grants or other equivalent programs, and three years’ experience in grant writing, community development or a related field. Applicants must have a demonstrated capacity to meet deadlines, multi-task and work under pressure. Candidates with applicable degrees are preferred. Applicants must also have a valid driver’s license.
Starting salary for this position is $22.80 per hour, with a benefit package that includes an IMRF pension and health insurance. The City of Freeport is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon any status protected under local, state or federal laws. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Please email resume with cover letter and references to: firstname.lastname@example.org .