ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Small Business Mitigation Coordinator – CDBG-MIT - United States Virgin Islands (USVI) in Des Moines, Iowa
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ICF’s Disaster Management Division is seeking a Small Business Mitigation Coordinator who will support government agencies in the US Virgin Islands on projects that aim to reduce the island’s future disaster risk. As Small Business Mitigation Coordinator, you should have experience with and knowledge of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Mitigation – (CDBG-MIT) and/or Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) programs as well as FEMA and other applicable federal disaster recovery and mitigation programs.
The Small Business Mitigation Coordinator will work onsite with the Program Manager, senior ICF staff, subject matter experts, and others to assist the client with project management and implementation of infrastructure, housing, economic development, public service, and resilience related activities to ensure smooth project performance. As such, this position requires you to maintain a complete understanding of all applicable program policies, requirements, and procedures within the established project guidelines and to know the regulatory and statutory compliance requirements for HUD-funded programs.
Assist the Multi-Sector and Planning Grant Manager Lead in the implementation of HUD-funded mitigation programs focused on renewable energy, communication systems, economic development, and revitalization activities.
Work as part of the team providing subject matter and operations expertise in mitigation program design and implementation as it relates to renewable energy, communication systems, economic development, and revitalization activities.
Provide planning and community engagement support for mitigation initiatives
Support stakeholder outreach and capability building, including developing and disseminating guidance documents, toolkits, training, and other materials
Provide guidance and expertise on Federal regulations (CDBG-DR, cross-cutting Federal requirements, Duplication of Benefits, etc.) and translating them into program implementation
Work with staff to set up systems and interpret and apply federal regulations within those systems
Provide advisory and consulting services to clients through training sessions, one-on-one conversations, and written products
Develop written products and tools for grantee policies and procedures, program implementation, and design
Ensure all assigned deliverables, areas of responsibility and files are complete and compliant
Keep all parties informed of progress and any outstanding issues through clear and consistent communication and reporting
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in Planning, Engineering, Public Policy, Emergency Management, Natural Resource Management, or a related field
At least three (3) of direct experience in federally funded economic development and/or resiliency related programs
At least three (3) years of hands-on experience with CDBG/CDBG-DR or CDBG-MIT programs, regulations, and implementation
Project and personnel management skills
Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, empathy, and a cooperative attitude
Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities and to work limited overtime, as necessary
Experience with renewable energy and communication system programs
Master's degree in Planning, Engineering, Emergency Management, Natural Resource Management, or a related discipline
Experience working in a consulting firm, development organization, or public agency
Ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders, including engineers; planners; GIS professionals; federal, tribal, and state government officials; and the public
Knowledge of similar federally funded disaster recovery and mitigation programs
Experience delivering training and technical assistance to state and local government agencies
Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities
Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
This job is a Section 3 eligible job opportunity. We encourage applications from individuals that are low income and/or living in Public Housing.
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US Virgin Islands Remote Office (VI99)
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