Housing Specialist - CDBG
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. The Disaster Management division works with government agencies and communities to design and implement policies and programs to promote increased resilience to disasters and long-term housing, economic and infrastructure recovery after disaster strikes. Our functional expertise is in program management and operations, planning and preparedness, technical assistance and training, strategic communications and outreach, compliance and monitoring, and performance measurement and evaluation.
ICF is seeking a CDBG Housing Specialist to help the State of Texas manage federal grants to carry out strategic and high-impact activities to mitigate disaster risks and reduce future losses in its communities.
- Successfully manage multiple priorities, project needs, and competing deadlines and rapidly adapt to changing production requirements and schedules.
- Work as part of a team providing expert services to support mitigation efforts with a focus on the Texas General Land Office’s (GLO) Housing Assistance Program (HAP).
- Provide expert technical assistance related to the HAP program.
- Help refine program policies and procedures and develop written products and tools to support HAP implementation.
- Provide guidance and expertise on federal regulations (CDBG-DR, cross-cutting federal requirements, duplication of benefits, etc.) and translate them into HAP program implementation.
- Ensure that the HAP program is operating in compliance with all CDBG-DR/CDBG-MIT regulations, and policies as well as local and State laws.
- Help prepare all required CDBG-DR/CDBG-MIT compliance reports.
- Write standard operating procedures, policies, and guidelines for the HAP program.
- Provide pipeline reporting metrics for schedules, timelines, and workflows to update the client on program progress.
- Oversee daily operations of staff as assigned by senior management.
- Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years’ experience with HUD CDBG-DR disaster housing programs. 5 years of relevant experience may be substituted for degree.
- Demonstrated experience and comfort serving in a client-facing role.
- Strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.
- Ability to take on new tasks with limited direction and develop effective approaches/solutions.
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.
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