Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority
Published
April 23, 2024
Location
St. Thomas/St. John/St. Croix, United States of America
Category
CDBG-DR  
Job Type

Description

The Environmental/National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Support Specialist will be responsible for providing essential administrative and organizational support to ensure the efficient operation of the environmental review process and compliance governed by NEPA. The primary function of this position is managing documentation, facilitating communication, and coordinating administrative tasks to support the department’s objectives and deadlines through the direction of the Senior Environmental Manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide administrative support to the Environmental Department, including scheduling meetings, managing calendars, and organizing departmental files and records.
  • Assist in the preparation, formatting, and distribution of documents, reports, and correspondence related to environmental review and NEPA compliance.
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to gather information, track project timelines, and ensure timely completion of deliverables.
  • Maintain database and tracking systems for project documentation, regulatory compliance, and reporting requirements.
  • Coordinate logistics for meetings, workshops, and public hearings.
  • Assist with preparation of presentations or materials for internal or external stakeholders.
  • Serve as a point of contact for inquiries for team members, subrecipients, regulatory agencies, and the public providing courteous and timely responses.
  • Support departmental initiatives, special projects, and process improvements as needed.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Environmental Science or other related field.
  • Experience: A minimum of 5 years of experience in related role, the ability to plan, schedule, and coordinate with multiple partners to facilitate environmental review completion.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Experience in administrative support roles; Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and document management software; Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines; Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a keen eye for detail and accuracy; Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and collaborate effectively in a team environment; Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact professionally with diverse stakeholders; Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and willingness to learn; A valid Virgin Islands Driver’s License.

SALARY:  $60,000 – $72,000 per annum depending upon qualifications. CDBG-DR and CDBG-MIT grant funded position.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND PROCEDURES:

Interested applicants must submit an application, cover letter, and resume/curriculum vitae. application packages will only be accepted electronically at hr@vihfa.gov.. Employment applications can be downloaded from our website at www.vihfa.gov.

Deadline for submittal of application package is Friday, May 10, 2024; however, this position will remain open until filled. Incomplete application packages will not be considered. Selected candidates will be contacted for interview.

 

The Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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