Walton County Sheriff's Office - Grants Manager

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Department Walton County Sheriff's Office
Job TitleGrants Manager
Salary$50,000 or commensurate with experience
Location Defuniak Springs , FL

Job Announcement



POSITION TITLE: Grants Manager

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: Minimum annual salary of $50,000.00 or commensurate with experience

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is actively seeking qualified applicants for the position of Grant’s Manager.

Essential Duties:

  • Manage and support the grants requirement and implementation for the Agency.
  • Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grant’s administration process.
  • Apply for/write grants for the Agency while consulting with Executive staff to determine needs and objectives.
  • Perform relevant research to identify available grant opportunities and evaluate the results.
  • Oversee if the grants are implemented according to the operational and financial needs of the Agency.
  • Implement and track deadlines and deliverables for grant compliance and completion.
  • Work with the Finance department for invoicing, accounting and reporting for successful execution of the grant process.
  • Prepare financial and budget plans with the Finance department in accordance with each grant requirement.
  • Prepare/monitor documents related to grant-funded programs.
  • Maintain records of all payments and receivables and prepare monthly records for all grant-related
  • Provide training to staff on grants management and reporting requirements where needed.
  • Report directly to the Chief Financial Officer.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good understanding of the Agency’s overall objectives
  • Ability to work with a team and provide support to staff
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, and produce quality results on time with attention to detail.
  • Proficient in using computers with related knowledge of software programs and internet.

Minimum Training and Experience:

  • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Applicant must have prior experience with managing a grants portfolio.
  • Preference will be given to applicants that have certifications from recognized institutes with specialized courses in grants management.


To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a Walton County Sheriff’s Office Support Staff Application.  Applications are available on www.PublicSafetyApp.com/WaltonCountyFL 


Applicants may be required to successfully complete:

  • Background investigation which includes, but is not limited to: criminal check, driving check, credit check, previous employment check.
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Panel Interview
  • Drug Screen including nicotine panel

Applicants must list a valid telephone number and email address.  Applicants are responsible for contacting WCSO-HR to update any information.  Failure to respond to future emails requesting  additional information, or fail to submit a complete application and required documents as indicated above may result in disqualification.

The Walton County Sheriff’s Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Drug-Free Workplace.  If you need an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application/selection process, please notify the Hiring Authority or Human Resources in advance.  Preference shall be given to certain veterans and spouses of veterans as provided by Chapter 295, Florida Statutes.  Applicants claiming preference must submit a Form DD-214.

Applicants may contact the Walton County Sheriff’s Office Human Resources Division by emailing hr@waltonso.org for assistance.

Please direct questions regarding this position to hr@waltonso.org

Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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