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HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAM SPECIALIST

The Arkansas State Police (ASP) Highway Safety Program Specialist is responsible for the administration of grants related to highway safety, including research, statistical analysis,

Class Code:

G191C

Job Grade:

GS06

Special Job Requirements:

Occasional in-state travel is required.

Typical Functions:

Prepares grant agreements and provides technical assistance and orientation to project coordinators. Conducts on-site monitoring and assessments, prepares monitoring report, and offers technical assistance in an attempt to remediate financial or programmatic problems identified. Collects and analyzes crash data, reports, and project evaluations to identify problem areas and ensure compliance with state and federal highway safety guidelines. Develops countermeasure plans to remediate identified problems. Processes subgrantee reimbursement requests, reports, and contract change orders. Maintains agreement files, monitoring reports, and other required documentation. Coordinates and collaborates with various law enforcement, judicial, and highway safety program personnel to provide technical assistance and monitor grantee financial and operational status. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of grants management/administration. Knowledge of principles and practices of financial management and auditing. Knowledge of program development and monitoring techniques. Ability to research and analyze grant applications. Ability to audit financial and programmatic information and recommend corrective action. Ability to analyze information and write reports and correspondence. Ability to prepare and present written and oral communication.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, general business, accounting, finance, or a related field; plus two years of experience in business, grants administration, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Required Certificates:

None

Exempt:

N
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