City of New OrleansNew Orleans 70112

Note:  If appointed, employee must be certified by the Association of State Floodplain Managers as a Certified Floodplain Manager during the probationary period.

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Assistant Floodplain Program Manager

City of New Orleans
24 semester per week 1300 Perdido St 7th floor, New Orleans, LA 70112, United States
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Overview

Kind of Work

Serves as the assistant to the city's Floodplain Program Manager and performs technical and administrative work as the liaison between the City of New Orleans and state and federal agencies regarding compliance with the National Flood Insurance program regulations.  Work includes the daily implementation of flood loss reduction activities including enforcing flood damage prevention requirements, updating flood maps, plans and policies; and related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications
  1. Four (4) years of professional work experience, at least two (2) years of this experience must have been in floodplain administration, coastal activity regulation or a closely related field. 
  2. EITHER: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in architecture, planning, engineering, environmental or coastal sciences, or a closely related field.* 

OR: A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with at least 24 semester hours of coursework in Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Design, Urban Studies, Environmental Sciences, Coastal Resource Management, or related coursework.*  Master's Degree transcript must be submitted to the Civil Service Department within two (2) weeks of filing your application.

* Prior to appointment, the hiring agency is required to verify education claimed by the applicant to qualify for this classification. If selected for hire, applicants must provide original documents of their qualifying credentials to the hiring agency prior to their start date in this job classification.

Note:  If appointed, employee must be certified by the Association of State Floodplain Managers as a Certified Floodplain Manager during the probationary period.  No probationary period may last longer than one year.  If employees are not certified by ASFPM during their probationary period, they will be terminated and must wait one year from the end of their probationary period or receive certification to be considered for rehire. 

Kind of Examination

A rating of training and experience, weighted 100%. All related previous experience will be considered for qualification purposes; however credit on the rating of training and experience will only be given for experience gained within the last ten (10) years.

This is an original entrance examination.

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