- Public Safety Program Representative I
- What will I be doing?
- Do I qualify?
- Can I be successful?
- How do I apply?
This is entry-level professional work in public safety grants management or compliance program.
Receives formal and/or on-the-job training in grant administration, and/or program review techniques, and the rules and regulations of the assigned public safety program.
Reviews grant applications from governmental, public, and private entities; participates in the rating and eligibility determination process in accordance with program guidelines.
Examines various documents for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with program rules, regulations, statutes, policies, and procedures.
Ensures participant (or licensee) compliance with public safety program continuing education requirements; enters information into database.
Conducts programmatic audits and on-site visits of training providers; and provides compliance determinations following visits and offers recommendations to ensure future compliance.
Monitors and tracks progress of grant projects in an assigned public safety program; maintains regular contact with project administrators; maintains progress logs, status reports, and compliance records; prepares close-out reports on completed projects.
Conducts on-site performance audits to evaluate progress of projects and review grant files and contract documents; completes monitor checklists and prepares correspondence to grantees detailing areas of non-compliance.
Interprets and explains state and federal rules, regulations, and guidelines applicable to assigned projects/programs.
Assists in the development of program policies, procedures, guidelines, announcements, application packets, and related documents.
Assists in preparing and presenting program-specific workshops, training sessions, and seminars.
Provides technical assistance and advice to governmental, public, and private entities relating to grant proposal preparation and grant application completion.
Promotes public safety programs and services; responds to inquiries from public safety groups, officials, and the general public regarding the assigned program.
Prepares statistical, progress, assessment, and audit reports for the assigned program area(s).
Plans and schedules work activities to achieve established program goals and objectives.
Performs other related work as assigned.
(The following minimum qualifications will determine eligibility. Experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from registers.)
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
(A combination of education from an accredited college or university and experience in auditing, grant administration, compliance review, and/or in an area that affords a knowledge of public safety programs and services may substitute for the stated qualifications.)
By assignment, a position may require possession of a valid vehicle operator’s license.
Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.
Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?
Introductory knowledge of grant administration and program compliance review techniques.
Introductory knowledge of public safety organizations, theory, and practices.
Introductory knowledge of the nature and objectives of public safety grant/compliance programs.
Introductory knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations applicable to the assigned program.
Introductory knowledge of computers and related software packages.
Ability to interpret and explain state and federal rules, regulations, and guidelines applicable to the assigned program.
Ability to assist in the preparation and presentation of program-specific workshops, seminars, and training sessions.
Ability to plan and organize work activities to achieve established program goals and objectives.
Ability to communicate effectively and prepare complete and concise reports.
Ability to travel in the performance of assigned duties.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, public safety organizations, grantees, public officials, and the general public.
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