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Salem, Oregon, United States of America
JOB #R2102719

Compliance Specialist

ICF seeks a mid-level Compliance Specialist who can provide QA/QC, compliance, training, and procedural support for implementing the Emergency Rental Assistance Program.  

  • Work as part of a team providing rental assistance services by supporting efforts to resolve errors and deficiencies within the program

  • Help refine program procedures and processes by reviewing the accuracy of data and documentation submitted in support of program activities

  • Serving as an expert on policy issues, developing written materials, managing staff, providing training and technical assistance, and working directly with the client to provide advisory/consulting services

  • Stay abreast of policy changes and updates and how this will impact data accuracy and reporting

  • Enforce standards to ensure that program maintains compliance standards

  • Provide careful attention to detail in support of ongoing compliance and monitoring functions, including routine audits of application files, documents, and data.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Policy, Government, Accounting, or a related discipline; additional 3 years relevant experience may substitute for Bachelor’s degree

  • 5+ years direct experience in:

    • Providing training and technical assistance in the field of affordable housing, economic development, and/or community development, or

    • Hands-on experience with housing programs and their implementation, or other emergency management and general disaster recovery experience, or

    • Compliance and monitoring experience pertaining to government benefits or financial data

  • Experience assisting with creation of housing and community development subject-related materials, such as training and technical assistance tools, presentations, handouts, etc.

  • Knowledge of how housing and community development programs are implemented at the state and local level

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Experience working in a consulting firm, development organization, or public agency preferred

  • Experience delivering training and technical assistance to state and local government agencies

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Project and personnel management skills

  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

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

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 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). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

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 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.

Oregon Remote Office (OR99)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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