• North Carolina
  • Mocksville, NC
  • Miscellaneous
  • Full-Time
  • 339 Koontz Rd

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Description of Work

This is aTime Limited EPAposition with the North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency(NCORR). The position is exempt from the rules and regulations of the NC Office of Human Resources Act (GS126), except for Articles 6 and 7 of that Chapter, due to state statutory and/or funding requirements. The position is full time (40 hours per week) and will be for a limited duration of time. Although the length of time that the position will be active cannot be determined, the position does have the potential to extend up to 3 years (36 months).

This Policy Director position will work in The North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR), a newly created Division of the NC Department of Public Safety and is responsible for executing multi-year recovery and resiliency projects related to damage sustained in Hurricanes Matthew and Florence.

The State of North Carolina has received approximately $236.5 million in Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) awards to date for Hurricane Matthew. The State anticipates an additional $168 million for mitigation projects, and, following Hurricane Florence, North Carolina anticipates additional substantial CDBG-DR awards. To meet the unprecedented challenge of recovering from multiple federally declared disasters, the State has established NCORR to become the grantee agency for management of all CDBG-DR awards going forward.

NCORR is the lead agency for the State for long-term recovery. We anticipate a range of 2,000 to 3,000 homes receiving awards for rehabilitation, reconstruction, elevation, buyout, and mobile home replacement. NCORR is also implementing multi-family new construction, small rental repair, resilient infrastructure, and economic development. This position plays a key role to direct the establishment of NCORR's policies and procedures.

As the Policy Director you will:

  • Direct policy development for NCORR.
  • Author and edit the State's Action Plan for new CDBG-DR awards and direct Substantial Amendments to the State's Action Plan.
  • Work with NCORR leadership and NCORR procurement officers to direct the purchasing of subject matter firms for program delivery.
  • Establish policies and procedures, and author and edit program manuals for all of NCORR's programs to deliver compliant, quick andresilient recovery to storm-impacted residents.
  • Communicate directly with North Carolina stakeholders including units of local government.
  • Research best practices from other CDBG-DR grantee states, interface with other grantees, and provide guidance to NCORR toimplement best practices.
  • Provide overall leadership and oversight of policy development to ensure effective deployment of disaster recovery residential housingrepair and reconstruction programs.
  • Be familiar with complex federal, state and local building and environmental regulations associated with various disaster recoverystreams.
  • Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

    Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and three (3) years of program experience in the area of assignment, including two years of managerial experience in the public or private sectors involving significant decision-making authority in the planning, organizing and directing of operations in the areas of the assigned program(s); or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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