Applying To: Grants Manager (CEMA)

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Department: City Emergency Management Agency


  • Minimum: $64,844.00
  • Maximum: $101,634.00

Position Specifications

Incumbents will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating the management of grants at the City Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) as they relate to emergency management and other applicable programs active in times of disasters, emergencies, mitigation, recovery, and sustainability impacting the City of St. Louis.  Duties include researching new opportunities and coordinating with the Comptroller’s and Mayor’s Offices, in addition to other departments utilizing C.E.M.A. funding sources such as EMPG, UASI, Homeland Security, and FEMA Grants.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Grants Manager

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree in Emergency Management, Crisis and Disaster Management, Public Health, Public Administration, or closely related field; plus five years of grants administration experience including at least two years in a management capacity.  OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

License:  Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri driver's license while employed by the City of St. Louis.  Must possess a valid driver's license at the time of filing application and be able to present license upon request. Please note type of license, number, class, and expiration date on the Employment Application.

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted with the Employment Application or upon request. 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience administering/managing EMPG, UASI, Homeland Security, or FEMA grant funds is highly preferred.

When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation. Applicants will only receive credit for their experience and education as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS:  To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request. The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.

CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points.  City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.  

Scoring Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: 100%
  • Service Rating: Pass/Fail

Residency Requirement: Saint Louis City residency is generally required within 120 days after a working test period is completed. Proof of residency will be requested.

O.C. 3652

March 08, 2023

Last Date For Filing Application Is March 31, 2023

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