Hurricane response jobs at the SBA

Damage Verifiers

Locations

Nationwide

Description

This position requires individuals to be able to perform one or multiple of the following functions: cost and damage estimation, damage verification, and flood zone mapping.  As a damage verifier you will be asked to conduct on-site damage assessments to personal, real, and business property in disaster affected areas.  Specific type of work will be based upon the individual qualifications of each person but basic functions include:

  • Evaluating project documentation such as contractor estimates and proposals
  • Writing and reviewing engineering reports
  • Reviewing construction plans/blueprints
  • Reviewing insurance adjuster’s reports and recoveries
  • Reviewing other supporting rebuilding project documentation
  • Cost estimation to include the use of computerized cost estimation tools
  • Assessment of general building practices and regulations
  • Customer service

Qualifications

Due to the broad array of required loan tasks we are looking for individuals with a range of qualifications.  The position calls for various skills such as construction analysts, home inspectors, insurance assessors, or equivalent career or educational experience.  In addition to the above qualifications any applicant with fluency in a foreign language is encouraged to highlight their language and level of proficiency on their application.

Expectations

All damage verifiers will become temporary SBA employees and as such will be required to meet the following requirements:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Pass a credit and background check
  • Able to work between 40 to 84 hours a week based upon case load

Compensation

The SBA will cover all travel and per diem based on the government rate for every individual.  Compensation will be based on each individual’s qualifications, skillsets, responsibility, hours, and location.  Compensation will range from $20.77 to $33.03 per hour.  Overtime pay is authorized and will range from $31.16 to $41.97).

If you are interested in this position, please click here to send your resume; questions should be directed to Scott Truman at 703-487-8100, ext. 6031. SBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lawyers, Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Locations

Sacramento, CA, Dallas, TX, or Buffalo, NY

Description

These positions require individuals to be able to perform one or more of the following functions, including but not limited to: speak with borrowers and prepare associated legal documents, review closing documents, and validate deeds and collateral.  While a background in these areas is useful, training on all required tasks will be provided by SBA Staff. Personnel will be located in one of our 3 processing centers in Sacramento, CA, Dallas, TX, or Buffalo, NY.

Qualifications

Due to the broad array of required legal tasks we are looking for individuals with a range of qualifications.  The positions call for skill sets with a background in law, so attorneys and paralegals and legal assistants are encouraged to apply.  In addition to the above qualifications any applicant with fluency in a foreign language is encouraged to highlight their language and level of proficiency on their application.

Expectations

All legal specialists will become temporary SBA employees and as such will be required to meet the following requirements:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Pass a credit and background check
  • Able to work between 40 to 84 hours a week based upon case load

Compensation

The SBA will cover all travel and per diem based on the government rate for every individual.  Compensation will be based on each individual’s qualifications, skillsets, responsibility, hours, and location.  Compensation for attorneys and paralegals will range from $25.41 to $39.96 per hour.  Overtime ($38.12 to $41.97) will be paid for hours over 40 weekly.  Compensation for legal assistants will range from $16.77 to $27.01 per hour.  Overtime ($25.16 to $40.52) will be paid for hours over 40 weekly.

If you are interested in an individual position as a lawyer, paralegal or legal assistant, please click here to send your resume or call 817-868-2300 and ask for Human Resources. SBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Loan Specialists

Locations

Sacramento, CA, Dallas, TX, or Buffalo, NY

Description

This position requires individuals to be able to perform one or multiple of the following functions:  credit analysis, loan processing, and mortgage underwriting. Loan specialist will be located in one of our 3 processing centers in Sacramento, CA, Dallas, TX, or Buffalo, NY.  Specific type of work will be based upon the individual qualifications of each person but basic functions include:

  • Evaluating Financial Information
  • Determining Credit worthiness and repayment ability of individuals and businesses using income related tax documents such as tax returns, W-2, paystubs, consumer credit reports, etc.
  • Making loan recommendations and decisions
  • Evaluation of overall financial condition

Qualifications

Due to the broad array of required loan tasks we are looking for individuals with a range of qualifications.  The position calls for 4 types of skill sets which are credit analysts, loan officers, mortgage underwriters, and recent college graduates with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in finance, statistics, business administration or a related business field.  In addition to the above qualifications any applicant with fluency in a foreign language is encouraged to highlight their language and level of proficiency on their application.

Expectations

All loan specialists will become temporary SBA employees and as such will be required to meet the following requirements:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Pass a credit and background check
  • Able to work between 40 to 84 hours a week based upon case load

Compensation

The SBA will cover all travel and per diem based on the government rate for every individual.  Compensation will be based on each individual’s qualifications, skillsets, responsibility, hours, and location.  Compensation will range from $16.77 to $39.96 per hour.  Overtime pay is authorized and will range from $25.16 to $41.97).

If you are interested in this position, please click here to send your resume; questions should be directed to Human Resources at 817-868-2300. SBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Program Support Assistant and Call Center Specialist

Locations

Sacramento, CA, Atlanta, GA, or Buffalo, NY

Description

This position requires individuals to be able to perform one or multiple of the following functions: loan processing assistance, clerical data entry, and document scanning.  Specific type of work will be based upon the individual qualifications of each person but basic functions include:

  • Data Input
  • Reviewing of correspondence or reports for correct grammar and format
  • Mail Services
  • Scanning and Uploading documents
  • Maintaining Databases
  • Responding to requests for information
  • Establishing and maintain records
  • Corresponding with Customers through email, phone, or in person

Qualifications

Due to the broad array of required tasks we are looking for individuals with a range of qualifications. The position calls for various skills but all individuals must be comfortable using Microsoft Office Suite programs to produce a variety of documents such as reports, spreadsheets, and correspondence.  In addition to the above qualifications any applicant with fluency in a foreign language is encouraged to highlight their language and level of proficiency on their application.

Expectations

All Program Support Assistants and Call Center Specialists will become temporary SBA employees and as such will be required to meet the following requirements:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Pass a credit and background check
  • Able to work between 40 to 84 hours a week based upon case load

Compensation

The SBA will cover all travel and per diem based on the government rate for every individual.  Compensation will be based on each individual’s qualifications, skillsets, responsibility, hours, and location.  Compensation will range from $16.77 to $27.01 per hour.  Overtime pay is authorized and will range from $25.16 to $40.52).

If you are interested in this position, please click here to send your resume or fax it to 716-843-4290; questions should be directed to Human Resources at 703-487-8100, ext. 6031.  SBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Customer Service Representatives and Public Information Officers

Locations

Nationwide

Description

SBA has immediate opening for temporary positions for Customer Service Representatives and Public Information Officers to help people impacted by Hurricane Harvey recover. Customer Service Representatives will assist businesses and residents in completing loan applications.

Expectations

Weekend work required and mandatory overtime could be substantial. Overtime is paid for hours in excess of 40-hours per week.

Qualifications

Experience in finance/loan processing and customer service is needed. Public Information Officers should have public speaking/communication skills. Finance background a plus. Bilingual speakers are needed for all positions.

If you are interested in this position, please click here to email your resume. SBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Customer Service Representatives

Locations

Atlanta, GA, Buffalo, NY, Sacramento, CA

Description

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Assistance office is seeking customer service representatives to assist with the Agency’s response to Hurricane Harvey. Successful candidates will help individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Harvey apply for SBA disaster loans.

Qualifications

Applicants must have prior customer service experience and be skilled in using Windows-based software.  Call center experience is a plus. Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish is a plus.

Expectations

There will be substantial overtime and weekends.

Compensation

These positions are temporary and have a starting pay of $16.23 per hour.

If you are interested in this position, please click here to email your resume or fax it to 716-843-4290. SBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Customer Service Representatives, Bilingual

Locations

Orlando, FL

Description

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Assistance office is seeking bilingual customer service representatives to assist with the Agency’s response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. Successful candidates will help individuals and businesses affected by the hurricanes apply for SBA disaster loans.

Qualifications

Applicants must have prior customer service experience, be skilled in using Windows-based software, and be fluent in English and Spanish. Call center experience is a plus.

Expectations

There will be substantial overtime and weekends.

Compensation

These positions are temporary and have a starting pay of $15.74 per hour.

If you are interested in this position, please click here to email your resume or fax it to 716-843-4290. SBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Information Technology Specialists (Customer support)

Locations

Nationwide

Description

As an Information Technology Specialist, you will provide desktop, laptop, and iPad support to internal customers conducting on-site damage verification assessments to personal, real, and business property in disaster areas. You will be responsible for providing active directory account support, problem resolution for remote users, and iOS deployments and account maintenance in an Enterprise environment. This position will require extensive travel and per diem will be paid in accordance with government travel regulations.

Expectations

This employment will last approximately 90-180 days, but could last longer.

Compensation

The salary is $26.34 -$31.87 per hour depending on your qualifications.

If interested in this position, please click here to send your resume. Questions should be directed to Brian Mullins at 703-487-8100, ext. 6657. SBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Construction Analysts (Loss Verifiers)

Locations

Nationwide

Description

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is establishing an inventory/list of applicants interested in temporary employment as a Construction Analyst (Loss Verifier) to assist with disaster activity this hurricane season (1 June – 30 November 2017). If qualified, you will be contacted and extended a job offer when needed. Travel and per diem will be paid in accordance with government travel regulations. A valid driver’s license is required. As a Construction Analyst, you will conduct on-site damage assessments to personal, real, and business property. You will determine the extent of the damage, estimate the cost of repairs or replacement of damaged property, and work primarily in disaster affected areas.

Expectations

This employment will last approximately 30-90 days, but could last longer.

Compensation

Base pay is $20.72 – $32.59 per hour depending on your qualifications; locality pay will be added and will be determined based on the location of your home residence.

If interested in this position, please click here to send your resume; questions should be directed to Scott Truman at 703-487-8100, ext. 6031. SBA is an Equal Employment Opportunity provider.

Administrative Support Assistants

Locations

Herndon, VA

Description

As an Administrative Support Assistant, you will provide administrative support to personnel who are conducting disaster relief activities. The support you will provide includes, but is not limited to: travel arranging, travel voucher processing, credit card administration, payroll, and logistics services (mail, accountable property, etc.)

Expectations

This employment will last approximately 30-90 days, but could last longer.

Compensation

Pay is $17.38 – $21.53 per hour depending on your qualifications.

If interested in this position, please click here to send your resume. Questions should be directed to John Sweet at 703-487-8100, ext. 6718.

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