Fiscal Project Coordinator I – Fiscal Management

Posted 09/12/2023

Are you looking to join an award-winning organization with a culture built on innovation and public service? Are you looking for a position that offers a hybrid work schedule with work from home options?

The Transportation Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking a versatile Fiscal Project Coordinator to support grant-related services for its transportation and air quality programs. Applicants with a strong interest in several of the following areas are encouraged to apply:  financial analysis, data management, data validation, grant and contract support, customer service, accounting, compliance monitoring, and documentation of procedures. The individual in this position will be classified as a Grants and Contracts Coordinator I. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at To be considered for any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings. All submittals should include a cover letter describing applicant’s interest in the position, as well as a current resume.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Providing support to project managers and other staff in the implementation of transportation and air quality local, State, and federally funded projects
  • Ensuring compliance with local, State, and federal laws and guidelines, as well as internal processes and procedures
  • Assisting with the development and maintenance of the Transportation Department budget and the Unified Planning Work Program
  • Communicating with consultants, sub-recipients and partners through drafting of transmittals and other methods of communication
  • Assisting with the review and documentation of information regarding financial expenditures, agreements, approvals, funding awards, report submittals, and other actions
  • Assisting with the review and processing of consultant, sub-recipient, and/or vendor invoices and other payments
  • Updating and summarizing financial status information and other data
  • Assisting in the development of internal processes and resources to support project implementation in line with existing department and agency procedures
  • Assisting with report compilation and submittal
  • Creating and maintaining project records

Required Skills:

  • Must be detail oriented, highly organized, with an ability to multi-task and work well in a deadline-driven environment
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment
  • Excellent customer service and time management skills
  • Solid mathematical skills with an emphasis on financial analyses preferred
  • Ability to follow instructions and apply lessons learned to multiple situations
  • Strong critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong computer skills, with intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, working knowledge of SharePoint preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Required Experience:

  • Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field, which is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor’s degree
  • At least one year of job-related experience

Starting Salary Range

$44,889.00 - $53,866.80 annually

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, NCTCOG has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise. NCTCOG also serves as a designated recipient for Federal Transit Administration funds.

NCTCOG is recognized as a military-friendly employer and values the knowledge, experience, and skills acquired during your military service career.  All qualified veterans are invited to apply.

The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility, and innovation.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:
NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other classifications covered under federal, state, or local laws. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Background Check & Drug Testing:
All selected candidates must undergo a pre-employment background check and drug screening. Background checks include national criminal background check, employment history, motor vehicle record check, social security verification, education verification, and other elements as needed. NCTCOG is committed to a safe and drug free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping NCTCOG safe and drug free. In order to receive an offer of employment from NCTCOG, selected candidates must successfully pass the pre-employment background check and drug screening.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee's authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.


$44,889.00 - $53,866.80 annually


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