North Central Alabama Regional Council of Governments (NARCOG) is seeking a full-time Grants/Economic Development Specialist to assist the communities of our three counties in North Central Alabama (Cullman, Lawrence, and Morgan Counties). This position is primarily responsible for researching, preparing, and administering various grants such as ARC, CDBG, EDA, LWCF, RTP, TAP, etc., as well as assisting with planning studies and reports; city and regional planning for economic and community development, provision of technical assistance to local governments, implementation activities, and other duties as assigned. Minimum qualifications: BA/BS degree in Planning or other field. Experience in grant preparation and administration of 1 year required. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org by close of business Friday, June 9, 2023 or until filled. NARCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Excellent Benefits Package. Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) Tier 1 benefits + 457(b) retirement option, 11 holidays + 2 additional holidays, 10+ days of annual leave, 12+ days of sick leave, admin leave, medical, dental, vision insurance (100% premium paid by NARCOG), life insurance, supplemental insurance, annual leave cash-out option, travel reimbursement, access to agency vehicles, college loan forgiveness.
Beginning Salary is $47,465.60. Salary Grade 10. Full-time. Exempt.
This position reports to the Planning Director.
About North Central Alabama Regional Council of Governments (NARCOG): NARCOG is an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals and the livability of communities within Cullman, Lawrence and Morgan Counties. We connect families to programs and services that help older adults and disabled individuals. We connect regional and community leaders, organizations, and businesses to resources that create more vibrant and livable communities.