Grant Writer

JOB FUNCTION: Administrative Support
LOCATION: Jersey City, NJ
POSTED: Jul 25, 2022

Our client, a major transportation company, is looking for an experienced Grant Writer to join their team. 

Salary/Hourly Rate: 

Depends on experience.

Position Overview: 

The Grant Writer must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, superior research capabilities, and strong proficiency in Microsoft Word/Excel.

Responsibilities of the Grant Writer: 

  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to develop proposal strategies and gather relevant information for grant application narrative and supporting materials. 

  • Incorporate understanding of current agency services, assets and needs into compelling business case, capturing both the quantifiable and non-quantifiable characteristics of a proposed project.

  • Reviews federal and state required documentation/reports and provides technical assistance and guidance to ensure completeness and compliance with federal requirements.

  • Coordinates and drafts correspondence and reports required by funding agencies. 

  • Monitors federal and state websites for new or revised rules and regulations, drafts compliance guidance and notifies appropriate company personnel as needed. 

  • Assists with state and federal procedural audits and aids in conducting reviews of policies and procedures. 

  • Recommends corrective action as appropriate and provides compliance guidance to company personnel thus ensuring that procedures and documentation aligns with federal and state requirements.

  • Assists in post-award grant administration, obligation, and reconciliation. 

  • Aid in establishing and revising funding in applicable funding databases. 

  • Assists with entering quarterly reports into federal and state databases and performs other grant related functions.

  • Assists with the annual transfer or “flexing” of federal funding. 

  • Coordinates with senior level staff to develop obligation strategy to flex funds to state and federal funding agencies.

  • Assists with the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) and the regional Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) amendment process and Year End Obligation Report.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications of the Grant Writer :

  • 3 years of grant administration/management, technical/business writing experience or any combination of the aforementioned.

  • Knowledge of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and state rules and regulations desired.

  • Familiarity with grant application development preferred.

Education Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration.

  • One year of closely related experience can be substituted for each year of education required.


  • Atrium Care Package available, upon eligibility.

As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 112129