Maryland Energy Administration

1800 Washington Blvd.
Baltimore , MD
http://energy.maryland.gov

Energy Grants Administration

Maryland Energy Administration
Baltimore, MD Full-time
Posted on August 23, 2018

ENERGY GRANTS ADMINISTRATOR

Join the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) as we transform energy for the State of Maryland. Through the

Strategic Energy Investment Fund and the Maryland Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS), you will have

an opportunity to work on the cutting edge of shaping and implementing Maryland’s clean energy policies. We

are looking for the best and the brightest people to join the team that has made Maryland one of the nation’s

leaders in clean reliable energy.

 

Responsibilities: Grant Administers provide direct assistance to agency program managers in processing and

monitoring applications for MEA grant programs. This is an entry level position requiring a high level of

organization, common sense, professional communication skills, attention to detail and a commitment to high

quality while working within a team environment. Grant Administrators will be responsible for:

 

  • Receiving, reviewing and processing incoming grant applications;
  • Reviewing and capturing data from hardcopy and electronic applications, completion certificates, and other supplementary documents;
  • Entering both alpha and numeric data from grant documents into excel spreadsheets and the agency’s program management database;
  • Managing and analyzing grant information using the agency’s program management database;
  • Reaching out to grant applicants and industry associations to gather missing data points; answering questions on administered grant programs via phone and email;
  • Conducting financial and statistical analysis on administered grant programs necessary to process grants from the initial application phase through the processing approved invoices for payment in the State’s financial systems;

 

Qualifications: Successful candidates will ideally have:

  • Educational background in energy and/or related issue areas; actual experience in the energy industry a plus;
  • Experience with, and be at ease in, meeting and interacting with the general population as well as with co-workers in a professional environment; positive customer service experience a plus;
  • Analytical acumen with which to understand financial and energy related statistical data;
  • Excellent written and oral skills, well organized and able to meet deadlines, and the ability to work well with both internal staff and external parties;
  • Experience with and a command of MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Knowledge of and experience with database applications (such as Access or SalesForce) is a plus.

 

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements by email, with “Grant Administrator” in

the subject line to Jobs.mea@maryland.gov. Qualified candidates will receive notification of receipt. Only the

top candidates will be invited to interview for the position.

 

Salary: This is a state contractual employee position and does not accrue benefits. Salary is commensurate with

experience.