The City of Yakima has an exciting opportunity for a Grant Writer to enhance our community's
economic development by developing and acquiring grants and other funding sources.
Under limited supervision and exercising considerable independent judgment, performs a variety
of complex, analytical and administrative functions of a consequential nature to support City
projects and programs through grants and other similar funding sources. Position is responsible
for researching, writing, developing, monitoring and assisting with the execution of federal, state,
local and foundation grant proposals for the City of Yakima.
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in business or public
administration, urban planning, finance or a related field and three (3) years’ experience in grant
writing, administration, management, and coordination. Experience in program development or
analysis, budget analysis, or revenue and financial analysis, may substitute for up to two (2)
years of required grant writing experience.
Must possess and maintain a valid Washington State Driver’s License.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
The City of Yakima is a premier employer in the Yakima Valley with extensive opportunities for
training and growth. The City offers a competitive benefit package including:
• Salary schedule $4,671.33 - $5,707.87 Monthly
• 3% Bilingual/Biliterate English/Spanish special pay
• Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage
• FREE healthcare clinic!
• WA State PERS pension plan
• 1% contribution to a 457 deferred compensation plan
• Generous accruals for vacation and sick leave
• Much more!
View the complete job description and apply online at www.yakimawa.gov/jobs