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Hazard Mitigation Assistance-Technical Liaison (HGA-BR)
Company:Hunt, Guillot & Associates, LLC
City:Baton Rouge
State:Louisiana
  
Position Summary & Duties:
The Hazard Mitigation Assistance Technical Liaison will work for HGA in the Baton Rouge area; highly qualified candidates may be approved to work remotely. Candidates at a minimum, need an undergraduate degree with 2 years of professional experience 5 to 10+ years of experience is preferred in managing and administering FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Grant Programs.

Qualified Hazard Mitigation Assistance Technical Liaison candidates must demonstrate the required skillset for reviewing, preparing and submitting HMA applications and managing all aspects of the project through closeout. Candidates required skills include; data research, preforming Benefit Cost Analyses (BCA), responding to RFIs, quarterly reports, financial tracking and reporting, construction monitoring, milestone inspections, facilitation of both community and individual outreach while ensuring compliance with the all applicable Federal, State and local regulations to include proper procurement.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

A Hazard Mitigation Grant Manager is a multidiscipline position that allows for a variety of skills. The Candidate is responsible for identifying, developing, analyzing, and preparing hazard mitigation grant proposals for FEMA under both Section 404 and 406 of the Stafford Act. Must be able to work with multiple stakeholders (Federal, State, local, private) to identify and coordinate creative and feasible hazard mitigation strategies that comply with all programmatic and regulatory requirements. This includes developing benefit-cost analyses to justify the proposed mitigation measure.

Project types may include but are not limited to Hazard Mitigation Plan updates, infrastructure projects i.e. safe rooms, retrofitting buildings, stabilization of canals, drainage, pump stations, roads and bridge projects, and the elevation and reconstruction of residential structures, and acquisition of property.

Qualifications:
Hazard Mitigation Assistance Technical Liaison (7-10 years experience)
- Responsible for performing technical review of project applications for technical feasibility, technical review of hydraulic and hydrologic studies, and compliance with law, regulation, Executive Orders, and policies governing floodplains, and environmental and historic preservation requirements.
- Individuals shall have experience and training commensurate with the technical review of Hazard Mitigation Assistance project application components such as engineering, construction management, hydraulic and hydrology, environmental assessments, and historic preservation.
- This may require candidates to possess the appropriate professional license.
- Candidates with CFM and PMP certifications and experience with FEMA Public Assistance and HUD CDBG will be viewed favorably.