Transportation Grants Manager


East Tennessee Human Resource Agency (ETHRA) has been dedicated to assisting, serving, and giving back to families in the community since 1974.  Real Services. Real Heart.  Real Impact.


Transportation Grants Manager

Full time position based in Knox County. Work involves professional and administrative work overseeing ETHRA Public Transit's federal grants and state awards programs. Activities associated with the job include the coordination and administration of all activities related to the development and monitoring of compliance for all grant funding. Additional activities include coordinating with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) to prepare grant applications, obtain funding approvals and prepare grant progress reports and administering FTA and TDOT financial and project management requirements for approved projects

Assist the Transportation Director providing leadership and coordination of the FTA Triennial review and TDOT Annual Compliance Review, including reviewing and preparing written responses to the report, coordinating appropriate responses among departments, and providing critical documentation. Coordinates quarterly meetings with project managers to review progress on grants and evaluates grant usage and develops methods to revised budget line items within grants to insure full utilization of FTA and TDOT funding.

Annual Salary level beginning at $55,500 but commensurate based on education and experience.


Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with an B.A. (B.S.) Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related field; three years' experience working with state and federal grants. .  Must have valid Tennessee driver's license. Thorough knowledge of FTA and TDOT regulations regarding grant proposal and application procedures, funding eligibility guidelines, discretionary funds, and the transfer of funds between projects. Considerable experience performing administrative and accounting functions, strong organizational, decision-making and interpersonal skills, good presentation skills; or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience.


  • Competitive Benefit package:

           o  401k Retirement

           o  Annual/Sick Leave

           o  Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • TelaDoc

  • Paid Holidays


Visit to apply and submit resumes.  Accepting resumes through 11/2/2020.  To be considered for the position, all applicants must apply at the above link.

East Tennessee Human Resource Agency, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.  Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected status.

Disclaimer:  This position requires a criminal background check.  Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.