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ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Senior Grants Specialist in Pierre, South Dakota

At ICF we make BIG things happen. Let’s work together to help Hurricane victims and communities recover and re-build for future resilience. ICF’s growing Disaster Management division is assembling an outstanding team equipped to offer expert advisory services, bringing the strength of past performance and a hand’s on integrated multidisciplinary approach. Join the ICF team and help make a difference.

The Disaster Management division works with government agencies and communities to design and implement policies and programs to promote increased resilience to disasters and to promote long-term recovery in housing, economic revitalization, and infrastructure after disaster strikes. Our functional expertise is in program management, technical assistance, training, performance measurement and evaluation, website development, and adult learning. Clients include HUD, HHS, and USDA among others. We often work in close collaboration with ICF experts across the firm on issues related to energy efficiency and green building, infrastructure, disaster planning and recovery, financial literacy, job training, and others. All work is done in a professional, collegial, and intellectual environment that allows individuals pursue their passions and generate results.

ICF is hiring Senior Project Specialists to provide leadership to staff and Sub-Recipients for the implementation of the FEMA Public Assistance Programs. This position will be located remote but with frequent travel to Calcasieu, Vermillion and/or Lafayette parishes.


  • Provide comprehensive disaster recovery guidance to staff and sub-recipients involving all aspects of the FEMA Public Assistance Programs with special emphasis on interfacing insurance claims with the FEMA Public Assistance Program.

  • Provide supervision to Disaster recovery staff and assisting the assistant Project Manager as required.

  • Guide the staff through the process of completing grant related tasks in the areas of Federal Disaster Recovery policies, FEMA Public Assistance Program, Insurance, 406 Hazard Mitigation, CDBG-DR, disaster recovery compliance and other federal grant programs.

  • Perform tasks associated to all phases of Disaster Recovery

  • Facilitate disaster recovery efforts from project formulation through project closeout.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma

  • 10 years’ experience

  • 5 years’ experience in disaster recovery related to FEMA Public Assistance Programs.

Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent writing skills, with experience writing technical guidance or procedures

  • Skill in managing multiple projects and stakeholder interests with timeliness, accuracy, and quality

  • Excellent analytical and qualitative strategic thinking capabilities and collaboration skills

  • Demonstrable analytical rigor and good judgement under pressure.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

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About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting services company with over 7,000 full and part-time employees, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn more at