Work Location: Papago Park Military Reservation, Phoenix, AZ (PPMR)
The Disaster Recovery Coordinator I (DRCI) serves in a part-time, on-call, as-needed position. This position conducts preliminary assessments of disaster related damage to public infrastructure for determination if a Governor's Emergency Proclamation or Presidential Declaration is warranted. The DRCI will also perform a wide variety functions to estimate work and costs involving damaged or destroyed property/facilities due to natural or man-caused disasters. Assists Applicants with submitting Public Assistance (PA) applications for State and Federally declared events.
• Perform preliminary assessments of disaster related damage to public infrastructure for use in determining if a Governor's Emergency Proclamation and a Request for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration is warranted. Meets with Applicants to inspect damaged facilities and prepares Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) report.
• Work with the disaster recovery applicants, political subdivisions, to file necessary forms and applications following established state and federal eligibility criteria. prepare project worksheets following established state and federal eligibility criteria; collect and compile data; coordinate public disaster assistance programs; draft and review policies and procedures for recovery programs.
• Perform interim inspections of work and progress through on-site visits. Compare work in progress with approved scope of work. Addresses Scope of Work changes and writes amendments as necessary.
• Perform final inspections of completed work through on-site visits, compare completed work with approved scope of work; review applicant provided cost documentation to insure the claimed costs are consistent with the work performed, perform final inspections (FIR) of completed work through on-site visits.
• Attend training workshops to learn and maintain a working knowledge of State and Federal Public Assistance programs for assessing disaster effects and preparing accurate estimates of costs to repair or replace damaged infrastructure.
• Personally prepares for any time (24/7) response and no-notice recall to the State or Alternate Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) and / or Joint Field Office (JFO) during disaster or exercise activations. Trains for specific SEOC positions and performs duties as assigned through internal agency policy.
• Processes and procedures utilized in delivering recovery public assistance.
• Laws, rules and regulations related to disaster recovery and the Public Assistance program.
• Verbal and written communication, communicating effectively with co-workers and recovery applicants.
• Use of a personal computer, including composing correspondence, building/maintaining spreadsheets, navigating the internet, and communicating by email.
• Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, Google Meets.
• Construction estimation of dimensions, volumes and costs.
• Listen effectively and take action based on communication received.
• Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with coworkers and recovery applicants.
• Multitask and manage time efficiently. Understand problems and limitations specific to natural and other disasters.
• Maintain accurate and orderly records, including hard copy files and e-files using Microsoft application.
Desired qualifications include any combination of experience, education, and training that meets the knowledge, skills, and abilities as described. Preference will be given those with experience in Public Assistance and/or customer service experience.
Special Job Requirements:
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid State of Arizona driver’s license. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.)
• In and out of State travel may be required.
• Selected incumbent is required to pass a criminal background investigation and have identification enabling them to enter federal facilities.
This position is not eligible for State benefits.
Eligible DEMA employees participate in excellent retirement programs provided by the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) and for fire personnel the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS).
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DEMA is a smoke-free work environment.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Employer
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
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State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.