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Housing Specialist

Company: Chloeta
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Details


Job Location
Washington, DC - Washington, DC

Position Type
Regular Part-Time

Education Level
4 Year Degree

Travel Percentage
Up to 50% or as business needs require

Job Category
Government - Federal

Job Summary

Chloeta is seeking multiple technical specialists to provide technical support services for response and recovery missions for a government client. Support will be provide to the client, its directorates, regional offices, and field components. Tasks will include (but not be limited to) the following areas:

  • Program Analysis, Assessment and Management Support
  • Training Development and Assessment
  • Doctrine, Guidance and Tools Development
  • Web-Based, Technology and Communications Support Development
  • Cadre Development and Cadre Management Support
  • Recovery Field Operations SLTT Technical Support
  • Regional SupportSupervisory Responsibilities
    • NoneDuties/Responsibilities
      • Program Analysis, Assessment and Management Support
        • Conduct Performance Management, Audits, Analysis and Studies (technical expertise beyond ours or a need for third party)
        • Provide support to RSFLG, interagency assessment and policy analysis. Capabilities to support strategic approach to sequencing and policy analysis. This includes support to Disaster Funding Sequencing and Policy Analysis RSFLG Subgroup. Contractor support is needed for the Disaster Funding Sequencing and Policy Analysis RSFLG Subgroup, specifically with regards to assisting FEMA with the analysis, coordination and development of a federal funding roadmap that captures available federal resources and key integration points for reaching recovery outcomes.
        • Provide support to Project/Program Executive Management (PEO) efforts
        • Identify, collect, validate and analyze of existing program administrative and survey data for use as indicators of the pre-disaster and post-disaster conditions of survivors and communities and the outputs and outcomes of federal and SLTT recovery programs. Indicators may be national in scope or offered as a menu of potentially useful measures to field leadership and SLTT stakeholders, with data sources and instructions for use.
        • Identify and recommend of new data elements/indicators for collection by program administrative data systems or surveys which would enable better monitoring of recovery outcomes for SLTT communities and survivors. This would involve review of the state of academic disaster recovery literature and of existing administrative data systems and surveys.
        • Ensure capability to design and create data models, decision-support tools and interactive dashboards of output and outcome indicators for data-driven decision-making.
        • Provide support for strategic-level and holistic evaluation of existing training, tools, tactics and other methods of implementing national recovery programs. This includes quantify impact financially / value added to investment. Conduct cost benefit analysis of program investments to support decision making.
        • Support the development of national metrics, measures, value added analysis.
        • Produce reports that summarize outcomes analysis and national/regional accomplishments demonstrating value added
        • Training Development and Assessment
          • Provide assistance for the development of national-level courses across the interagency, in support of specific agencies recovery roles targeting state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) audiences, and to reinforce a training cadre of disaster support reservists and other personnel.
          • Conduct peer-to-peer forums to share knowledge and explore in what conditions do people learn most effectively.
          • Support the development of products and job aids to use within training courses, such as but not limited to exercises that focus on major operational concepts and principles related to disasters: hurricane, flooding, tornadoes, drought.
          • Doctrine, Guidance and Tools Development
            • Review current doctrine materials to determine where duplications and/or gaps exist and coordinate all doctrinal development efforts within ORR.
            • Support the development of analytical products in support of agency or doctrinal initiatives
            • Provide expert facilitation and product development in support of senior leader or agency initiatives
            • Plan and execute support of workgroups and workshops
            • Support comprehensive ORR doctrine development to address diverse component needs, that may include but not limited to the following:
              • National Disaster Recovery Framework
              • Disaster Survivor Assistance
              • Direct Housing
              • Community Lifelines
              • Outcome-Driven Recovery
              • Web-Based, Technology and Communications Support Development
                • Provide expertise to develop and enhance FEMA internal and external website pages using all available technology to improve usefulness for end customers including integration with geospatial and other data sources, use of database driven websites and other means to improve accessibility of information and data to end users.
                • Support the development of a variety of graphically appropriate, 508 compliant products that convey appropriate messages to well defined end user audiences across federal, state, local, tribal territorial, private sector, non-governmental, professional and internal FEMA audiences.
                • Support the development of compelling case studies, video products, publications and brochures to communicate key messages for recovery programs and integrate outcome driven recovery.
                • Provide support for the development of structure and content approach for MAX TRAX to ensure effective implementation of FEMA doctrine, guidance and tools.
                • Cadre Development and Cadre Management Support
                  • Support the development of cadre management plans to outline processes and procedures needed to manage and coordinate the NDRS and FOD/Operational Coordination Division cadre hiring, training, coordination/communication, operational deployment, and FQS programs.
                  • Support the development of a pilot course with scenarios addressing both Response and Recovery activities; to include a plan of instruction, instructors' guide, and student manual, including visual aids.
                  • Create and conduct pre- and post-testing to establish a knowledge baseline and determine effectiveness of instruction.
                  • Create electronic and hard copies of the course materials (all materials must be Section 508 Compliant).
                  • Recovery Field Operations SLTT Technical Support
                    • Assessment of Capacity Gaps:
                      • Assess capacity gaps in the ability of SLTTs to address recovery and identify solutions to fill those gaps.
                      • The nature of capacity gaps at the state and territorial level may include lacking ability to support localities in the recovery process, or misunderstandings about how and when to plan for the delivery of federal funds, such as Community Development Block Grant Disaster (CDBG-DR), in addition to misunderstanding how those funds can be strategically used to support multiple recovery outcomes.
                      • At the local and tribal level, capacity gaps may include lacking ability to undertake a recovery planning process or misunderstanding the requirements of FEMA programs such as Public Assistance (e.g., procurement, documentation, etc.).
                      • The contractor should have capability to evaluate local planning, plan integration, capability to manage grants and recovery processes, and governmental structure and finances.
                      • CPCB RSF Coordination Support.
                        • Analyze, recommend, and provide support for coordination regarding who, when and how to engage the Interagency, state and other organizations to bring to bear partners best suited to address planning and recovery management gaps.
                        • Community planning and capacity building support course of action development.
                          • Evaluate and develop courses of action to support communities or tribes that may require planning or capacity building assistance from FEMA, CPCB partners or other actors.
                          • Outcome driven recovery solutions planning and technical support.
                            • Provide planning, evaluation, benefit-cost analysis, and subject matter expertise to support community-wide, system-level (i.e. transportation network or school district) or project-level development of outcome-driven solutions to recovery challenges identified in the disaster area.
                            • Provide planning expertise with capability to analyze problems, engage stakeholders, facilitate conflict resolution, and aid issue, system, project owners in developing implementable solutions that address larger long-term outcomes.
                            • Provide expertise in holistic problem solving encompasses but is not limited to recovery areas of housing; economic development; sustainability, natural and cultural resources; government administration, disadvantaged populations; infrastructure systems; and health, social, community, and education services, and other areas.
                            • Capacity building peer to peer and training support.
                              • Provide subject matter expertise, and qualified trainers to support delivery of peer to peer consultations and post event training.
                              • Formal trainers should meet EMI training delivery standards and be familiar with the training material, to support CB delivery of training courses which may include Recovery Management Training, Just-in-time Training, customized capacity building training (such as build code enforcement..... click apply for full job details

Keywords: Chloeta, Washington DC , Housing Specialist, Other , Washington, DC

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