Posted 5.21.20 Updated 6.8.20

CAPCOG is seeking a full-time Grants Specialist to support the agency’s Community and Economic Development division, including (but not limited to) community development, economic revitalization, disaster recovery, rural transportation, and resiliency. Work involves grant administration and management that includes, program eligibility determination, documentation of beneficiaries, compilation of quarterly and annual reporting requirements for state and federally funded grant awards.  The ideal candidate will have successful grant management experience, possess strong written and oral communication skills and experience in managing multiple projects and deadlines.

Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in public administration, business administration, or a related field is generally preferred.

Experience: Three or more years of experience administering and managing grant programs in community planning or economic development capacity.

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Submit a completed and signed CAPCOG application, along with a transcript documenting fulfillment of the education requirement, and a writing sample to the attention of Leandra Martinez at, by mail, or fax.

Application closing date:  until filled


Applying for Position

CAPCOG welcomes all completed and signed CAPCOG applications for any open positions. Résumés, cover letters and additional information may accompany the application. Résumés are not accepted in lieu of applications.

Applications must be complete to be considered. Please follow the instructions for submitting the application in the .docx form. When submitting your application, make sure you have done the following:

  • All fields are completed.
  • The application specifies an open CAPCOG position
  • The application is electronically signed and dated
  • The application is submitted by the closing date (applications received after the closing date will not be considered for the position)


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$45,0000 -$58,000 per year depending on qualifications


Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG), Austin, TX, USA