County of Sonoma

Sonoma Water Grants Specialist

Onsite - Santa Rosa, CA
$100K - $125K Annually
Application Deadline: 7/18/24

Become a Grants Specialist with the Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water)!

As a Sonoma Water Grants Specialist, you will be responsible for researching, developing, and managing complex applications for new grant and low interest loan programs; composing, editing, and finalizing grant proposals, agreements, contracts, and project progress reports for funding agencies; assisting in administering labor compliance and procurement programs in compliance with federal and state regulations and established local policies and procedures; reviewing and editing various types of technical reports; and preparing internal status reports. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing current grant and loan agreements for program compliance¬†
  • Responding to mandated third-party audits of awarded grant project administration and management
  • Assisting with documenting internal written procedures related to grant compliance on state and federal grant programs
  • Gathering, compiling, analyzing, interpreting, and organizing qualitative and quantitative data, reports, and tables
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to create clear, concise, well-structured, and comprehensive technical documents, agreements, reports, guidelines, and contracts

The ideal candidate joining Sonoma Water as a Grants Specialist will possess:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including grant writing experience, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to varying audiences
  • Excellent critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving abilities
  • Grants and/or project management skills, including experience managing administrative projects
  • Experience with state and federal code, regulation requirements, and risk mitigation techniques for sub-awards and agreements
  • A collaborative work style, and the ability to perform in a cross-functional team
  • An ability to work well under pressure, with interruptions and changing priorities under tight deadlines, while producing quality results with attention to detail

*Salary is negotiable within the established range and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit or call 707-565-2331. The County of Sonoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. Apply by 7/18/24

Recruiter Information:

Rosie Rocha