618. 687. 1771
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
401 South 17th Street 
Murphysboro, IL 62966



JTB is looking for a funding specialist to manage the various aspects of funding for our clients. This will include both grants and loans. Experience is preferred but not required. Qualified individuals must be self-motivated and looking to handle a multitude of various projects. JTB is a full-service civil, environmental and surveying firm with both private and public-sector clients. Our firm focuses on a wide range of projects including utility, roadway, aeronautics, storm water and surveying projects.


Manages loan and grant funding for local municipalities.

Responsible for all aspects of each funding source which may include; initial grant application, environmental review, income verification, procurement, contracts, quarterly reports, financials, compliance, files and grant closeout.

Administer funding from the State of Illinois, Rural Development, DCEO, etc.

Act as the primary liaison between the grantor and the grantee.

Meet with communities to determine their areas of need.

Research and identify new sources of funding.

Maintain complete and accurate files.

Attend and speak at public meetings.

Other tasks in support of coworkers.


Previous experience writing and administrating grants and loans preferred but not required.

Ability to multitask. Will be responsible for many funding sources that may take several years to complete

Capacity and initiative to find answers to problems independently.

Skillful writer with the ability to convey complex ideas.

Excellent time-management skills

Ability to positively work with the public.

Word processing, spreadsheet, and e-mail software

Working in a team environment

Communicating effectively, both written and verbal, with co-workers

Please apply by sending a resume and cover letter electronically to t.beggsThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by mail to J.T. Blankinship, Inc. 401 S. 17th Street, Murphysboro, IL 62966.