ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) – Entry Level in Houston, Texas
Solving the world s most complex challenges.At ICF we make BIG things happen. Let s work together to help Hurricane victims and communities recover and re-build for future resilience. ICF s agile Housing and Community Development Engine is powered by an outstanding team equipped to offer expert advisory services, bring the strength of past performance and a hand s on integrated multidisciplinary approach. Join the ICF team and help make a difference.
We have demonstrated successes supporting a variety of federal agencies such as HUD Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Small Business Administration and other recovery programs and we partner Nationwide with State and Local Governments. Positions are available for those able to work in Hurricane affected areas for 3-6 months and longer. This important work takes a special commitment and you ll need to be able to commit to some long hours under challenging circumstances but we, like you, know why this matters. Our opportunities span a variety of levels and our team is excited to explore your career at ICF with you! As you learn more about ICF you ll discover that longer-term opportunities abound that give you opportunities for a superb learning environment surrounded by smart and passionate leaders in their field! US Citizenship is a requirement and you may need to successfully complete a Public Trust Security Clearance.
ICF seeks an entry level professional to work within the Housing and Community Development Group (HCD) supporting post-disaster recovery efforts. You will work with a team of individuals implementing disaster recovery programs funded through the Department of Housing and Urban Development s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) programs as well as other applicable Federal disaster recovery programs. You will work onsite with senior staff, subject matter experts, and junior staff to develop and implement policies and procedures for post-disaster recovery efforts. Responsibilities will involve a wide range of program support and operations activities, including assisting senior staff on addressing policy and regulatory issues, development of written materials, and working directly with the client to provide advisory/consulting services.
_Key Responsibilities:_ * Work as part of a team providing expert services to support housing and community development and disaster recovery efforts. * Work with ICF subject matter experts to communicate the Federal regulations that apply to natural disaster recovery to target audiences. * Work with ICF leadership to help implement Federally funded natural disaster recovery programs. * Assist in the development of written products and tools for client program design, policies and procedures, and implementation.
*Basic Qualifications:* _ * Bachelor s degree in Planning, Public Policy, Government, or a related discipline. * Interest in affordable housing, community development, and disaster recovery programs. *Preferred Skills/Experience:* * Previous experience in housing and community development. * Previous experience in natural disaster recovery. * Knowledge of Federal disaster recovery programs (CDBG, CDBG-DR, etc.). * Experience working in a public agency, consulting firm, or non-profit organization. *Professional Skills:_* * Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills. * Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities. * Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. * Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel) ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.
ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity)
About ICFICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at icf.com.
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