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Fiscal Solutions Specialist (South Region)

Woodard & Curran is a national engineering, science, and operations firm with a simple vision for clean water, a safe environment, healthy communities, and happy people. As an employee-owned company, we strive to cultivate diverse teams and encourage collaboration in an equitable and inclusive culture. We seek talented individuals from all backgrounds to help us address a broad range of water and environmental issues. We prioritize our people, offering opportunities for professional growth, ownership, and flexibility. That’s how we make a difference to our clients, people, and the planet.

Who are we looking for:

The Fiscal Solutions Specialist will work to identify funding opportunities and write grant and loan applications/proposals to secure funding for environmental, community development, brownfield, energy, and sustainability projects. This position will also work with other Funding Specialists on various planning projects at Woodard & Curran. The Fiscal Solutions Specialist plays a significant role in the project finance/funding process for the organization, delivering projects to municipalities and institutions that Woodard & Curran serves.

South Region: NM, TX, OK, AR, LA, MS, AL, GL, GA, SC, NC, TN, KY

What You Will Be Doing at Woodard & Curran:

  • Researches potential funding sources.
  • Prepares the monthly funding newsletter.
  • Develops funding fact sheets and sales sheets.
  • Develops and completes grant and loan applications with support from Senior Fiscal Solutions Specialists and Fiscal Solutions leaders.
  • Independently provides guidance and input to stakeholders on project funding.
  • Oversees the preparation of funding administration, including reimbursement requests and reporting.
  • Writes and presents environmental reports, reviews, and assessments.
  • Develops project delivery schedules that meet project specifications.
  • Track project progress for quarterly reporting and agency monitoring.
  • Support client and agency development of meeting materials, reports, and project updates.
  • Participates in project kickoff and coordination calls with clients to discuss candidate grant projects and request relevant information on the infrastructure project seeking funding.
  • Analyzes data and identifies market trends and related grant/loan funding opportunities.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of research and data collection
  • Knowledge of effective writing techniques
  • Statistical, algebraic, or geometric knowledge and the ability to apply such knowledge in practical situations.
  • Understanding of topics such as regional economic trends, demographics served by the project, and environmental impacts.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to complete technical report-length project narratives free of spelling or grammatical errors.
  • Ability to distill key themes and compelling elements of a large infrastructure project and articulate them concisely for an unfamiliar reader.
  • Creative problem-solving skills to gather relevant information to solve practical problems.
  • Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously and manage multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to attend to details while keeping big-picture goals in mind.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment as needed.
  • Ability to focus under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Detail-oriented and capable of tracking project performance and deliverables
  • Excellent research, writing, and computer skills.
  • Highly organized, driven self-starter

  • What You Will Need To Succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years experience in planning, economics, public policy, engineering, or public or business administration, or related disciplines
  • Grant writing experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other relevant applications.

  • Benefits & Wellbeing

    Retirement Savings:

    • 401(k) Pre-tax or Roth Contributions: Company will match equal to 100% of the first 3% of salary contributed, All employees are eligible to participate in the 401(k) plan and are 100% vested in the value of own contributions and any employer matching contributions.

    Time away from work:

    • Vacation time is provided to full and part-time regular employees. Vacation is accrued, based on number of hours worked per week as well as prior years of experience.

    • Woodard & Curran offers paid sick time to eligible employees who are absent due to their own non-work related, illness, injury, or medical procedure.

    • Woodard & Curran provides up to 80 hours of Paid Parental Leave for child bonding in a 12-month period.

    • Company-paid short- and long-term disability insurance from Sun Life to assist with replacing a portion of your income in the event of non-job-related illness or injury. Eligible employees are automatically enrolled and eligible immediately.

    Coverage and support for your needs and wellbeing:

    Personal and Family health: Company offers three medical plan options based on geography; plus HSA and PSA plans are available based on eligibility, additional options include dental and vision plans.

    Company provides basic employee group life insurance and AD&D benefits; additional voluntary life insurance for employee and family are available through Sun Life.

    WayForward powered by Dario: EAP Program combined with personalized mental health and wellbeing coaching.

    LiveWell wellbeing program: credit incentive is available, up to $600 annually – nutrition and fitness reimbursement, and access to the Virgin Pulse wellness platform.

    Education: Tuition assistance offers eligible employees up to 100% reimbursement of tuition, books and fees up to $5250 per year, for courses related to the employee’s job or planned career development.

    Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

    Woodard & Curran is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. We are committed to ensuring our employment practices are non-discriminatory and based solely on job-related factors. To read our entire Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement, click here. To view the Workplace Discrimination Is Illegal poster and supplement, click here.

    If you have a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to apply, please contact Beth Sweitzer.

    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

    We value diversity, equity and inclusion and encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply.

    Woodard & Curran believes that complex teams working together in an equitable, inclusive space provides the best opportunity for achieving our vision of clean water, a safe environment, healthy communities, and happy people. Our success is tied to a culture that embraces our differences so that everyone can bring their whole, authentic selves to work. When our people are supported to reach their full potential, we provide the most innovative, sound, and effective solutions.

    This role has the option for remote work, and the anticipated pay range is flexible, depending on factors such as the employee’s primary work location, skills, experience, and education. The following examples illustrate how the pay range for the same role can vary based on different locations.

    Atlanta, GA: $70,000 – $100,000

    San Antonio, TX: $70,000 – $95,000

    Starke, FL $60,000 – $85,000

    This position’s anticipated pay range is provided above; final exempt salary or non-exempt hourly pay will be dependent on experience level as well as considering a % based geographic differential based on where the final candidate will be working. Geographic differentials are used to recognize and reflect cost of labor differences between geographic markets.

    Salary Range: $60,000 - $100,000

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