The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. The City is committed to hiring a diverse and skilled workforce that is representative of the community, strengthening our ability to provide high quality services and excellent customer service to residents. In addition, the City of Yellowknife is committed to reconciliation and implementing actions intended to increase the number of Indigenous peoples who work for the City. The City of Yellowknife welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, and encourages Indigenous persons, visible minorities and persons with a disability to self-declare when submitting their application.
We are currently seeking a qualified and enthusiastic individual to assume the position of Grant Writer and Funding Analyst with the Corporate Services Department.
Under the general direction of the Director of Corporate Services, the incumbent proactively researches and identifies funding opportunities for City initiatives; leads and coordinates the development and submission of funding proposals and applications; and prepares and submits reports relevant to funding received by the City.
The incumbent must have the ability to work with minimal supervision and to exercise sound judgment in analyzing information; interpreting criteria, conditions, and regulations; developing proposals and applications; reviewing agreements; tracking projects; and preparing and submitting reports. The work requires comprehensive knowledge of successful grant and contribution application procedures and agency requirements to accurately identify appropriate opportunities; exceptional organizational skills to effectively monitor projects, funding, and expenditures; and a detail-oriented ability to prepare and submit comprehensive, accurate, and compliant reports in an organized and timely fashion. These skills are normally acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline and a minimum of two years of experience building successful funding proposals for public sector agencies.
The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary range of $75,558 - $90,292 as well as a comprehensive benefits package including a monthly housing allowance and a defined benefit pension plan.
Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than July 16, 2021.
Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: www.yellowknife.ca to submit your resume.
Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment. We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.