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Environmental Deputy Program Manager – Disaster Recovery
ICF is seeking an Environmental Deputy Program Manager who will support government agencies in Texas in managing federal grants to carry out strategic and high-impact activities to mitigate disaster risks and reduce future losses in areas impacted by recent disasters. As part of the growing Disaster Management Division, the position requires in-depth experience with the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) and Community Development Block Grant – Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) programs, as well as other federal disaster recovery programs. The Deputy Program Manager will work onsite with the senior ICF staff, subject matter experts, and junior staff to develop and implement environmental compliance policies and procedures for mitigation projects and programs.
Responsibilities may also include serving as an expert on environmental issues, developing written materials, managing staff and working directly with the client to provide advisory/consulting services.
The Deputy Program Manager position will work together with the Program Manager to ensure the smooth performance of the project. As such, this position helps the Program Manager maintain a complete understanding of all applicable program policies, requirements, and procedures; reviews all cases within the established guidelines; and maintains up-to-date knowledge of the regulatory and statutory compliance requirements for CDBG-MIT and CDBG-DR funding.
- Assist the Program Manager in providing overall leadership to teams assisting and implementing mitigation and post-disaster recovery efforts
- Schedule and assign staff
- Allocate resources and assess/manage risk
- Coordinate various components that contribute to the project to ensure on-time delivery
- Ensure that deadlines are met
- Keep all parties informed of progress and any outstanding issues
- 5 years of experience in environmental compliance for CBDG-DR, housing, community development, or related fields
- 1+ years of direct experience in environmental Subject Matter Expertise for a grantee or subrecipient
- Experience with HUD-funded infrastructure and buyout/acquisition programs
- Experience with FEMA-approved hazard mitigation plans
- Excellent communication and customer service skills and exhibit a high level of professionalism in all communications
- Fluency in reading, writing, and speaking English
- Language Proficiency: bilingual preferred (Spanish and English)
- Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities and to work limited overtime as necessary
- Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
- Experience managing environmental compliance for federally funded programs – National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and related laws and authorites
- Experience managing environmental review records in compliance with HUD’s regulations at 24 CFR Part 58
- Strong verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
- Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
- Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, empathy, and a cooperative attitude
- Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
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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