The city of Watertown seeks a qualified, skilled professional to join the City Manager’s office as the Management and Grants Specialist. This position is responsible for assisting the Assistant City Manager for Finance with the planning, administration and management of the annual operating and capital budget processes. This position will help identify and assess grant funding opportunities; prepare grant proposals in consultation with staff; and assists in developing citywide financial policies and procedures.

Required minimum qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in public/business administration; three to five years of experience, preferably in a municipal setting; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge and understanding of grant writing, grant funding practices, management analysis, budget development and project management are essential. Strong and persuasive verbal and written communication skills. Practical understanding of management analysis and document development.

Salary: the hiring range for this position is $76,095-$82,367 depending on qualifications and experience.

To apply: candidates must submit a city application, along with with a resume and cover, letter to recruiting@watertown-ma.gov. The city application is available here.