Grants Coordinator

Job Title: Grants Coordinator Category: Full-Time Salary: Commensurate with experience. Description: This position is responsible for researching grant programs, assisting departments in identifying grant priorities, writing grant applications, assisting others with grant applications, working with departments to ensure compliance with grant requirements, submitting reports, submitting invoices, maintaining grant files, and supporting audits for the City of Marathon. Closing Date: Open until Filled Qualifications: Completion of a business degree or experience in a related field is a plus. Work experience may be substituted for educational requirements in some cases. Minimum two (2) years experience in procurement, documentation and administration of grants required. Work experience must include documented word processing skills, organizational and inspection skills, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. In addition, a high level of community interest, understanding of planning and development processes, and familiarity of federal, state and municipal government is necessary. This position requires the ability to read site plans, permit applications, blue prints, engineer specifications, surveys and cad drawings. Position requires the operation of standard office equipment including personal computer. The ability to use GIS and specialized software is a plus. Proficiency in Excel is required. Attendance at committee meetings after regular working hours is required approximately once per month. Florida Drivers license required. Special Requirements: Successful applicants must undergo a drug test, driver’s license and criminal history check. Drug Free Workplace. E.O.E. Veterans’ preference given. Miscellaneous: E-mail resume and application to hr@ci.marathon.fl.us or fax to 289-4143.

Finance Director

Job Title: Finance Director Category: Full-Time Salary: Dependent on Qualifications Summary: This position is responsible for the delivery of effective and efficient accounting and financial systems, policies and processes that meet the current and future requirements of the City. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Revenue Collection: Coordinate with local, state and federal agencies charged with collection and disbursement of all City revenues, including taxes, assessments, fees, charges and other impositions. Prepare monthly financial reports showing revenues and expenses to date in comparison with budget predictions. Capital Program Administration: Coordinate with the City Manager and other City staff or consultants as directed by the City Manager on the capital needs of the City. Assist the City in obtaining financing if necessary and maintain proper fund accounting procedures.Administer and assist the City Manager in implementing capital program financing. Investment Administration: Prepare investment policies and procedures pursuant to Florida law and the City Charter. Invest City funds pursuant to approved policies. Produce timely investment reports stating the effectiveness of the chosen investment policy. Accounting System: Establish and maintain Accounting System in compliance with Governmental Accounting Standards Board, the Uniform Accounting System prescribed by the Florida Department of Banking, Finance for Government Accounting and the Rules of the Auditor General and any other applicable state and federal regulations. Prepare Public Depositor’s Report and distribute to State Treasurer. Work with the City’s IT Department to recommend accounting software appropriate for the City’s accounting needs. Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable: Administer the purchase order system and any system maintained for the payment of vendors under contract with the City including payment of invoices of City vendors. Coordinate sales, use and ad valorem tax collection, including franchise fees, utility taxes, simplified communications service tax and all other City receivables and fees. General Fixed Asset Accounting: Account for assets constructed by or donated …