About this Position

POSITION SUMMARY:

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

▪ 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:

▪ 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Science Degree, and two (2) years of closely related experience.
OR
An AA Degree supplemented by four (4) years’ closely related experience.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae (CV).

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