ABOUT THE POSITION
The Riverside Sheriff's Department is accepting applications for
Contracts and Grants Analyst. This position will be assigned to the
Corrections Division at Sheriff's Inmate Training & Education
Bureau (SITE-B). This position will plan, coordinate, direct, and
evaluate contract and grant functions; develop contracts or grants
to purchase professional services and develop and administer
related department policies and procedures.
This class is assigned overall responsibility for the contract
and grant functions within SITE-B. This class is characterized by
the responsibility for developing and administering department
policies for contracting services and tangible items where
recognition of and advisement on the most appropriate contract type
is required to reduce the County's exposure to risk and liability.
This class is further characterized by the responsibility to
coordinate the day-to-day operations of a variety of administrative
support activities that may include but is not limited to
facilities management, procurement, records management, risk
management and safety, materials management, contract writing,
grant writing and monitoring including quality assessment, data
collection and reports.
Meet the Team!
The law enforcement professionals of the Riverside County
Sheriff's Department, with a staff of over 3,600 dedicated men and
women, cover the expanse of over 7,300 square miles in southern
California. The Sheriff's Department is dedicated to serving the
citizens of its communities with integrity, professionalism,
leadership, and loyalty and believes in service above self.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
- Manages and administers departmental contract operations,
including procurement and services planning, financing, evaluation
of proposals, and contract renewals.
- Represents the County and the department by acting as a liaison
between SITE-B and contractors/service providers to ensure that
contracts and grants satisfy all legal and liability
- Competes for or solicits funding from Federal, State or other
sources; provides technical assistance to SITE-B managers and to
contract agencies; writes grant proposals and applications;
monitors grant implementation for budgetary and operating
compliance to grant stipulations.
- Develops administrative reports for SITE-B, including annual
reports, fiscal renewals, activities data; may use PowerPoint to
- Ensures fiscal compliance of all contracts and grants; ensures
compliance with appropriate Federal, State, and County
- Reviews and monitors all service and revenue contracts; reviews
purchase orders for expenditures.
- Coordinates all initial and follow-up contract site visits;
advises contractors of appropriate compliance in regard to
contracts and grants; ensures that contractors maintain current
valid business licenses and sufficient insurance coverage.
- Monitors the development of and provides guidance to the SITE-B
for requests for proposals (RFP's) for new programs; writes grants,
proposals, and narrative and statistical reports.
- Serves as liaison between private industry and SITE-B.
- Prepares and/or reviews Board Letters (Form 11's) as needed,
and related supplemental paperwork in support of contracts for the
Board of Supervisors.
- Prepares analytical reports, correspondence, and
- Assists with budget requests and proposals and programs; may
supervise and train subordinates, as required.
Education:Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited
college or university with a major in business or public
administration, or a closely related field. Upload a copy of your
education documents (degree/transcripts) to your profile in
Government Jobs at the time you apply.
Experience: Three years of experience in preparing and
processing state or federal contracts, purchases of service
contracts, processing or preparing grant applications, conducting
competitive bids, formulating policy and procedures, and
negotiating contracts with government or private industry.
Knowledge of: Grant proposal writing, application and monitoring
techniques, policies and procedures; contract preparation and
negotiation techniques; proper contract format; legal language used
in contracts; working knowledge of governmental regulations
regarding contracted services and competitive bidding process;
county, state, and federal government general administrative
structures and processes; principles of business and public
administration; accounting and budgetary controls, basic analysis
and research techniques; computer applications pertaining to
procurement and business requirements; principles and practices of
management and supervision.
Ability to: Write clearly and accurately to identify and
describe technical procedures, service delivery methodology and
billing procedures; read, understand, interpret, and apply
provisions of federal, state, and local legislation and regulations
pertinent to contractual agreements for services; use communication
skills and techniques required for contract negotiations; analyze
and evaluate contracts, budgets, grant proposals, government grants
and contractors performance/compliance; problem solving and
resolving differences between contractors and the department;
ability to direct and supervise the work of others. Monitor
contract services and assure quality.
Veterans' Preference: The County has a Veterans Preference
Policy. Upload a copy of your (or your spouse's) Member-4 Form
DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your
spouse's letter of disability (if applicable) with your
application. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove
your social security information from the document(s). A Human
Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if
you qualify for veterans' preference.
Candidates must be able to pass an extensive background
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion
of both a pre-employment physical exam, including a drug/alcohol
test, and a criminal background investigation, which involves
fingerprinting. (A felony or misdemeanor conviction may disqualify
the applicant from County employment).
This recruitment is open all candidates.
Upload a current resume, including month/year, with experience
details for each position.
Applicants who are current regular or temporary County of
Riverside employees and/or current employees of the Sheriff's
Department may be considered before other applicants depending on
the volume of applications received.
Based on the number of applications received, this posting may
close without notice.
Contact Carmen Posey at (951) 955-5736 or firstname.lastname@example.org with