Government Contracts Administrator

Full-time
City of Fort Worth/Neighborhood Services

Government Contracts Administrator at The City of Fort Worth Neighborhood Services Pay Range: $70,308 – $ 91,400 annual compensation Job Posting Closing on: Thursday, October 6, 2022 The City of Fort Worth is the 13th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 900,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer experience, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability. A Government Contracts Administrator job is available with the City of Fort Worth Neighborhood Services Division. The position will be responsible for planning, executing, and managing compliance monitoring for all grants received by the City from U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) and State agencies, developing and administering compliance policies for the Department, and managing the compliance division of the Department. The City of Fort Worth Neighborhood Services Department strengthens families and neighborhoods through social services, community development and affordable housing programs. Neighborhood Services consolidates services and programs that focus on building better neighborhoods and improving quality of life for residents. The Department encompasses housing affordability, housing rehabilitation, administration of state and federally funded programs, and community economic development programs. The Government Contracts Administrator is a full-time position with a work schedule of Monday through Friday 8:00AM to 5:00PM with some evenings and weekends required. In order to be considered, candidates must submit a resume’ and cover letter. The Government Contracts Administrator responsibilities include: Managing and integrating daily work activities of assigned staff to ensure compliance with federal contracts and legal requirements Overseeing compliance monitoring and advise staff and sub-recipients on methods to resolve compliance findings or concerns Developing policies and procedures to guide compliance and will act as the Department’s primary resource for all HUD regulatory compliance issues Preparing plans, reports, studies, and analyses relating to current and long-range compliance activities Training sub-recipients and contractors Assisting residents and providing staff support to boards, commissions, and City Council Providing complex administrative support to the Neighborhood Services Director and Assistant Directors will be a primary duty Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, urban planning, business administration, accounting or related field preferred Four years of increasingly responsible experience in public or business administration, contract management, or related field.  Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, urban planning, business administration, accounting or related field preferred At least eight years with HUD grant administration and regulatory compliance at the federal, state, or local level of government At least eight years of supervisory and project management experience Experienced with federal contract provisions; and with government contracts and procurement Preference may be given to higher levels of experience and certifications as related to the vacancy Conditions of Employment Candidates who do not meet the Education requirement, may be considered if they have more relevant work experience than the position requires. Those selected for employment will be required to pass Pre-Employment checks depending on the position requirements. Those could include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug screen, education verification, etc. Criminal convictions will be considered on a case by case basis. Employees are paid by direct deposit only. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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