United States of America - Louisiana, Baton Rouge
**AECOM** is seeking a Disaster Recovery Specialist to be based in any of the following locations: Baton Rouge, LA; Denver, CO; Dallas, TX; Houston, TX; Sacramento, CA; Phoenix, CA; or Austin, TX.
At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.
On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.
We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
o Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020
o #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”
o VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer
o Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019
With more than 3,200 Water professionals in all major markets throughout the United States and Canada, AECOM’s Water business line leverages nearly a century of local, national and international project experience to provide today’s municipalities, industries and governments with cost-effective solutions to their Water challenges. We deliver our services—from environmental planning studies to detailed design, construction management, and operations and maintenance—to a wide range of public and private sector clients. Our public sector work encompasses everything from small rural communities, to large urban centers, to agencies with regional responsibilities. Our private sector work includes assignments for multiple commercial/industrial sectors, including oil and gas, chemicals, power, food and beverage, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals. https://aecom.com/markets/water/
The Disaster Recovery Specialist will assist with the implementation of Disaster Recovery Programs. The Grant Specialist should maintain a complete understanding of all applicable Program policies and requirements and apply principles during program implementation.
The Disaster Recovery Specialist will be responsible for the following:
+ Advanced knowledge of the Code of Federal Regulations and Federal Requirements for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and/or Federal Emergency Management Assistance (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP);
+ Assist in performing project reviews to confirm compliance with all federal regulations;
+ Perform application/quality control review for eligibility and Duplication of Benefits award determination on Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grants and/or Federal Emergency Management Assistance (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP);
+ Ability to analyze and apply program policy and directives throughout program implementation;
+ Monitor construction contractor maximum contract requirements opposite assignments;
+ Support Case Management team by providing guidance on program policies and requirements;
+ Perform applicant file close-out reviews at construction completion.
+ Bachelor's degree + 2 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
+ Specific knowledge of HUD and CDBG requirements and policies, including but not limited to Section 504, fair housing, and the Stafford Act
+ 5+ years of disaster recovery experience at the federal, state, or local level and/or private sector
+ 5+ years of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Programs and/or Federal Emergency Management Assistance (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) experience at the federal, state, or local level and/or private sector;
+ Advanced level Microsoft Office skills; ability to import, create formulas, pivot tables, export data and run reports in Microsoft Excel; ability to quickly learn new software applications.
+ Possess flexibility to respond to and manage different tasks, often with competing priorities;
+ Advanced time management skills which utilize high-level strategies in managing time, productivity, and effectiveness.
+ Sponsorship is not offered for this role.
+ Relocation assistance is not available for this role.
**What We Offer**
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
**Job Category** Program and Project Management
**Business Line** Water
**Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
**Country** United States of America
**Position Status** Full-Time
**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 246713BR
**Additional Locations** US - Austin, TX - 111 Congress Avenue, US - Dallas, TX - 16000 Dallas Parkway, US - Denver, CO - 7595 East Technology Way, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Phoenix, AZ - 7720 North 16th Street, US - Sacramento, CA - URS 2020 L Street
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.