American Rescue Plan (ARPA) Coordinator - Groton, CT

The Town of Groton Connecticut is looking for a dynamic, energetic, and highly motivated person to fill the role of ARPA Coordinator in our Economic and Community Development division.  The Town of Groton is set to receive over $8.6M in American Rescue Plan (ARPA) dollars. This position will work closely with OPDS staff and the Finance office to manage and monitor these ARPA grant funds as well as perform oversight of subrecipient contracts. This is a short term, temporary position, which will expire prior to or at the close of three to four years from the date the position is filled.  This position will be playing a key role in the Economic and Community Development division.  

The Economic and Community Development division is part of the Office of Planning and Development Services.  The person selected for this position will work with a highly skilled team of economic developers, planners, building inspectors, technical and administrative staff.  Groton is the economic engine of southeastern Connecticut and our Economic and Community Development division has been recognized for its groundbreaking work. Come and be a part of a great team during an exciting time in the Town of Groton.  
Check out the Economic Development webpage to see some of the projects happening in Groton. The job posting and salary entry range are listed below.  The town offers competitive wages and a highly competitive benefits package.

POSITION:  ARPA Coordinator
Office of Planning & Development Services
Full-time, Non-union, 40 hours per week
Temporary (3-4 years)

ENTRY SALARY RANGE:  $66,344-$77,443

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, accounting, finance, or a similar field, and three years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Master’s degree preferred. Ability to make oral and written presentations. Sound computer and internet skills, including advanced knowledge of Excel (spreadsheet, pivot tables, programming), Google suite, Microsoft Office, Zoom, Social Media, and database management with some familiarity with GIS. Knowledge of municipal operations and federal grant programs preferred. Bi-lingual or multi-lingual desired.  

Individuals with disabilities who will need reasonable accommodation to complete the selection process should inform the Human Resources Office on or before the application deadline.  Documentation supporting the need for this accommodation may be required.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:  Review of background and experience with best qualified candidates eligible for oral examination.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applications are available at the Human Resources Office, Groton Town Hall, 45 Fort Hill Road, Groton, CT 06340 or at . Applications must be returned to the Human Resources Office. Position to remain open until filled.

John Burt
Town Manager
***  The Town of Groton is an Equal Opportunity Employer  ***

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