Under general supervision from the Territorial Hazard Mitigation Officer, oversees the implementation of the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) in their respective district. Supervision may be exercised over a small group of workers assigned to assist with the management and administration of the HMGP.
▪ Manages the day-to-day Hazard Mitigation Grant Program operations in their respective district including the supervision of assigned staff.
▪ Monitor sub-recipients through desk monitoring and site visits to ensure they are meeting the terms and conditions of their sub-grants.
▪ Provides technical assistance to the sub-recipients regarding Mitigation program implementation issues and procedures.
▪ Assist in the coordination of technical assistance to sub-recipients related to project application development and eligibility issues, including BCA and technical feasibility issues.
▪ Maintain a database that includes sub-recipient awards, period of performance, expenditures, drawdowns, and program issues during the life of the grant.
▪ Ensure that all required financial processes have been completed to facilitate the processing of reimbursements and payments in the ERP system.
▪ Prepare procurement requests for the reimbursement or payment of HMGP funds for eligible sub-recipients.
▪ Review all HMGP reimbursement and payment requests.
▪ Prepare requests to support the drawdown of HMGP funds.
▪ Recommend solutions to alleviate duplication of efforts and to improve procedures.
▪ Knowledge of or ability to acquire knowledge of Federal disaster relief authorities and programs under P.L. 93-288, the Federal Response Plan, and the hazard reduction requirements and initiatives of the National Flood Insurance Program. Extended knowledge of the Hazard Mitigation Grants Program, Pre-Disaster Mitigation, Flood Mitigation Assistance and the FEMA Mitigation program mission and functions to plan, coordinate and integrate floodplain management and hazard mitigation into project implementation
▪ Knowledge of or ability to acquire knowledge of USVI laws, rules, and regulations
▪ Knowledge of or ability to acquire knowledge of Federal program policy and guidelines
▪ Knowledge of office methods, practices, routines, and equipment.
Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Science Degree, and two (2) years of closely related experience.
An AA Degree supplemented by four (4) years’ closely related experience.
Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae (CV).