Jun 29, 2024

Public Assistance Disaster Recovery – TAC Coordinator

  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Construction

Job Description

**Company Description** **How will you make your mark?** At AECOM, our work in providing access to clean water enables communities to thrive and ecosystems to flourish, contributing to a resilient future. As a global leader in infrastructure consulting, we are at the forefront of significant water projects, with over 6,000 of the industry’s best minds driving innovation and technical excellence. Together, we develop solutions that are not only best in the world, but best for the world. With an acceleration in infrastructure investment, your bold ideas and global expertise have never been more crucial. Join our dynamic team, where innovation, career growth, and collaboration are celebrated. Enjoy the freedom to grow with customizable career paths, water-specific technical and professional development, and the potential to contribute to transformational projects worldwide. Discover your #H2Opportunity **Job Description** AECOM is looking for **Technical Assistance Contract (TAC) Coordinator** s to work on Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance Technical Assistance Contract (PA-TAC) contract supporting FEMA’s Public Assistance (PA) Program for FEMA Region I and II. The objective of this contract is to help communities in FEMA Regions I and II recover from major disasters by providing them with technical grant assistance to restore their damaged infrastructure and successfully participate in the PA Program. This work requires the ability to deploy for up to one year to disaster locations in Regions I and II as determined by FEMA. Reimbursable per diem (meals and lodging) at GSA rates, airfare, and rental car costs apply to all staff living greater than 50 miles from the duty station. **Project Overview:**   FEMA’s PA Program provides supplemental funding to state and local governments and eligible private nonprofits, Indian tribal governments, and Alaska Native villages for disaster-related debris removal, emergency protective measures, and restoration of damaged infrastructure. AECOM will support these efforts by providing FEMA a wide range of on-site technical and program management services during disaster recovery including: + Assessing emergency response type work and associated costs. + Inspecting damaged infrastructure, assessing reasonable methods of repair, and developing associated cost estimates. + Collaborating with communities and their consultants to provide technical support and guidance on restoring damaged infrastructure and grant formulation to ensure smooth delivery of the program. + Identifying and evaluating cost-effective 406 Hazard Mitigation measures to prevent similar damages from future events. + Developing and providing training and publications. **Position Description:**  The TAC Coordinator will be embedded within FEMA to provide administrative and reporting assistance that may include the following: + Provide general administrative support to our deployed team members, + Provide a daily morning accountability of staff + Maintain records with a high-degree of accuracy for attendance/accountability, vehicles, rotations, travel expenses, and time-sheet processing + Develop and maintain administrative reports + Support our Task Order Managers and deployed team members If selected the role would initially be a part-time, casual position and would become full-time upon task order awards. This job is 100% computer-based and work is completed through a web-based application, so strong computer skills are required. **Qualifications** **Minimum Qualifications:** + Due to the nature of the work, must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain DHS Public Trust clearance. + Bachelor's degree with 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education. + Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Teams, Excel, and Word), Adobe Acrobat, Google Earth (file conversion and import/export ability required) + Must be able to commit to travel assignments for up to 1 year in duration. Trips home to your residence are reimbursed and allowed every 30-45 days, depending on task order specifics. + Must have a valid driver’s license, as a condition of employment pass AECOM's motor vehicle records review. Must provide completion certificates including your first and last name for the following free and publicly available courses. **Security/Privacy Courses** **_(must have 2024 completion dates)_** Unauthorized Disclosure of Classified or Unclassified Information (https://securityawareness.usalearning.gov/disclosure/index.html) OPSEC Training (https://securityawareness.usalearning.gov/opsec/index.htm) Insider Threat Training (https://securityawareness.usalearning.gov/itawareness/index.htm#) Privacy at DHS: Protecting Personal Information (https://courses.dhs.gov/courses/course/privacy-dhs) Information Technology Security Awareness Training (Cyber Awareness Challenge) (https://public.cyber.mil/training/cyber-awareness-challenge/) **Independent Study Courses** **_(completion dates do not have to be recent)_** IS-1000: Public Assistance Program and Eligibility (https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-1000&lang=en) IS-1001: The Public Assistance Delivery Model Orientation (https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-1001&lang=en) IS-1002: FEMA Grants Portal – Transparency at Every Step (https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-1002&lang=en) IS-1004: The FEMA Site Inspection Process (https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-1004&lang=en) IS-1018: Determination Memorandums and Appeals (https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-1018&lang=en) **Preferred Qualifications:** + Prior FEMA PA and/or CRC experience as a TAC Coordinator is preferred, but not required. + Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of relevant experience OR 10 years of relevant experience. + Current DHS Public Trust clearance/badge. + A high degree of proficiency in the creation and maintenance of spreadsheet software; the ability to maintain 100% accuracy of records with respect to staff attendance, vehicles, rotations, travel expense processing for large numbers of staff. + Effective written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail. + Experience providing excellent customer service. + Strong observational, decision making, analytical, critical thinking, organizational, and problem-solving skills. + Flexible work style with the ability to immediately adapt to changing priorities. + Able to work independently, in a team environment and under stressful conditions with tight deadlines and able to handle tense situations diplomatically. + Demonstrated behavior of flexibility, adaptability, professionalism. **Additional Information** + This project has a heavy focus on production and quality. Staff must be committed to completing the work efficiently and accurately. Work will be monitored and reviewed regularly. + The U. S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) Personnel Security Division requires all disaster personnel to be U.S. citizens and be able to successfully pass a background investigation. Candidates will be required to disclose personal information including criminal records, credit issues, residential, employment, social and medical history. + Relocation assistance is not available. + Sponsorship is not available. + The offer of employment is contingent on Task Order requirements, your qualifications (education/experience) meeting task order requirements, your availability for the specific Task Order, your ability to obtain and maintain your PA-TAC training credentials, and AECOM being awarded client Task Order. + This position is contingent upon the ability to obtain/maintain/transfer a DHS Public Trust Clearance. + As a condition of employment, pass a DHS/FEMA background investigation. + This position is contingent upon task order and customer requirements and/or their approval. + If the contingency does not occur, then the offer is rescinded. Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $71,000.00 - $108,000.00. **About AECOM** AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan. AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM. **Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity** You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too. Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. **ReqID:** J10105621 **Business Line:** Water **Business Group:** DCS **Strategic Business Unit:** East **Career Area:** Administration **Work Location Model:** Hybrid