The following job opportunity is offered by an individual county juvenile probation department.  Please use the contact information provided below or contact the local juvenile probation department Do not contact the Texas Juvenile Justice Department or fax resumes to our fax number.

Job ID. Number: IRC001535
Number of Positions: 1
Close Date: Until Filled
Salary: $4693.55 -$ 5858.42 monthly
Location: DALLAS
Contact: Must apply on-line.
Helen Taylor. Dallas County Juvenile Department. 2600 Lone Star Drive, Dallas, Texas 75212. 214-698-2295
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Job Description
Supervise and oversees the Grant Services Division in researching grant programs, writing and submitting grant applications, coordinating and leading activities regarding the department, including obtaining outside funding Sources, serving as liaison for the department; and, developing and evaluating grants contracts. Oversees all departmental federal, state and local grants, applications and reports. Facilitates, reviews, and edits grant proposals; compiles data regarding funding sources and awards; and inputs and retrieves data. Produces all necessary reports for compliance and status updates. Develops program goals and objectives, outlines use of funds, and explains procedures necessary to obtain funding. Conducts research on potential funding sources and maintains contact with external agencies. Provides timely advice and information on funding opportunities, requirements and procedures; and collaborates in defining and implementing project funding strategies. Develops program goals and objectives, outlines use of funds, and explains procedures necessary to obtain funding. Assists in the preparation of grant applications and submits applications to funding agency or foundation. Assists departmental personnel in writing periodic reports to comply with grant requirements. Acts as a liaison with funding agencies and groups; and participates in meetings and discussions regarding grant applications and awards. Performs other duties as assigned.Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in English, Journalism, Public Administration, Human or Social Services or in a job related field of study. Three (3) years of professional work related experience, including one (1) year of supervisory experience. Skilled in the use of standard software applications. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing as well as establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, departments and the general public. Knowledge of regulations pertaining to grants, contracts administration, and the research and budget processes. Abilities to interpret guidelines, policies, procedures and regulations. Ability to create budgets for grant proposals/applications. Position requires working with juveniles who may have committed dangerous/aggressive acts; should possess a high tolerance for working in an emotionally demanding/stressful work environment.

Physical/Environmental Requirements: Standard office environment. An employee may be transferred to another department, shift, location, or facility based on the needs of the Department. Working in a 24-hour facility may make the employee subject to working mandatory overtime or remaining on duty and working all, or a part of, an additional shift (“double shift”). The incumbent is / may be considered to be ‘essential personnel’ subject to being held over or called back to a work location or alternate site at all times. When required, you will be notified by your supervisor. Must be at least 21 years of age (for applicable positions) and must pass all portions (physical/written) of the Juvenile Academy to continue employment or all standards related to PREA and Ethics for specific positions.An extensive pre-employment background investigation will be conducted on all applicants who have been offered a position with Dallas County. The hiring process involves successful completion of each step. The steps include: Criminal History Review, Traffic Violations Record, Review of Personal History Statement and Documents, Physical Examination, and Background Investigation. Dallas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, National Service Alumni volunteers, and persons with a criminal background are encouraged to apply. Bilingual Preferred