• Program: CDBG-DR
  • Position: Economic Specialist
  • Area: Program Management Division
  • Municipality: San Juan
  • Requirements: 1. Bachelor Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economy. 2. 3-year experience in the professional field related to economy or economic development. 3. Bilingual English/Spanish. 4. Coordinates and implements initiatives directed to promote the economic development of the projects related to the CDBG-DR Program. 5. Develops implementation models of economic development relevant to the CDBG-DR Program. 6. Collaborates with the development of the work plans for the implementation of the programs of economic development established. 7. Coordinates and verifies that the work that is accomplished by the consultants or participating entities comply with the established stipulations. 8. Collaborates with the development and implementation of metrics for quantifying the services and effective supervision of the participants in the CDBG-DR Program.

This position is subject to Section 3 from the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968. Under Section 3, to the greatest extent feasible, job training, employment, contracting and other economic opportunities generated by certain HUD financial assistance shall be directed to low-and very low-income persons and businesses and should receive recruitment or contracting priority. It is important to comply with all of the requirements of the contractor opportunity or position.

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