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Deputy Program Manager - Inspections

Are you interested in helping Texas create communities that are more resilient in the face of future disasters? Join the ICF team and make a difference! Our growing Disaster Management Division makes BIG things happen every day. ICF is seeking a Disaster Recovery Inspection Deputy Program Manager to help the State of Texas carry out strategic and high-impact federal grants that mitigate short- and long-term disaster risks and reduce future losses in its communities. 

The position requires in-depth experience with inspecting and assessing the value of damages and estimated costs of repairing structures impacted by various types of disasters, including but not limited to wind, rain and flooding disaster events. The position also requires in-depth experience working with governmental agencies and ensuring costs are reasonable, fully documented and supported. The position also requires an understanding of Texas state and local building codes and permitting requirements and processes. The Deputy Program Manager will work onsite with the senior ICF staff, subject matter experts, and junior staff to develop and implement policies and procedures for mitigation projects and programs. 

Responsibilities may also include serving as an expert on inspection issues, developing standard operating procedures and other 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.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the Program Manager in providing overall leadership to teams assisting and implementing mitigation and post-disaster recovery efforts 

  • Contribute professional level, independent analysis, planning, research, decision support and development of different programmatic and policy solutions 

  • Review, contribute to and ensure policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs) are in place to govern work assignments, and monitor and support staff in their implementation of the program policies and SOPs, ensuring consistency of work products across work assignments 

  • Review, contribute to and ensure all deliverables presented to the client are accurate, transparent and ready to be presented to the target audience(s) 

  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams on a wide-range of projects 

  • Ensure inspections are accurate and deliverables are provided to the client in a timely, consistent and high-quality manner 

  • 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 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with major course work in construction management, engineering, or a related field 

  • 3+ years of experience in CDBG-DR construction management, inspections and assessments may be substituted for education 

  • 10+ years of Experience in construction management, inspections and assessments 

  • 2+ years experience in FEMA, insurance, CBDG-DR, housing, community development, and/or related fields

  • Knowledge of TX state and local building codes and construction requirements 

  • Ability to travel across Texas for extended periods of time 

  • 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 

  • Professional-level proficiency in Xactimate and XactAnalysis 

  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel) 

Preferred Skills/Experience: 

  • Previous experience delivering inspections and damage assessments within the context of federally funded programs 

  • 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. 

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

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