Floodplain Reviewer job in Miami FL at CAP Government Inc

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Employer - CAP Government Inc
Job title - Floodplain Reviewer
Job Description

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FLOODPLAIN REVIEWER
CAP Government, Inc. is seeking a Floodplain Reviewer to join our growing team! The qualified candidate is responsible for the professional and technical work of more than average difficulty in the review and analysis of plans and specifications to determine compliance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), Municipal Building and Zoning Ordinances, the Florida Building Code, and related technical codes, and to assist the Floodplain Manager in administration and coordination of the Community Rating System (CRS)..
Responsibilities:
Reviews in detail and checks all plans and specifications for compliance with Federal, State, and local rules and regulations for floodplain management and coastal construction, effective in the City prior to issuance of building permits for proposed building construction, land use, or building development modifications.
Discusses technical requirements of plans with engineers, contractors, builders, or property owners and approves or disapproves; suggests modifications and calls for corrections to plans as necessary; and returns plans for corrections and resubmission.
Reviews and evaluates drawings and specifications to determine minimum code compliance with flood resistant design and construction requirements.
Assists with the inspection of buildings in the process of construction, alteration, or repair for compliance with plans submitted with permit applications and with building code requirements related to flood resistant design and construction; may require inspecting sites before construction for practicability of plans as well as inspecting construction in process.
Assists in the investigation of complaints regarding violation of the applicable codes and ordinances and coordinates the prosecution of violators when necessary.
Perform other related duties as directed.
Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent; and 60 college credits that includes building and/or construction techniques is a plus.
Possess and maintain Association of State Floodplain Managers Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certification.
Three (3) – five (5) years of experience in interpreting and applying guidelines and complex regulations relating to floodplain management and the principles of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Additional qualifying education may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
Required certifications must be kept current during employment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Extensive knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program, Community Rating System, land use planning, building codes and enforcement, drainage laws, flood hazard mapping methodologies, intergovernmental cooperation, disaster and post-disaster recovery.
Knowledge of the Florida Building Code, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) -24 and other City laws and ordinances.
Considerable knowledge of, and ability to accurately read, Flood Insurance Rate Maps.
Ability to review elevation certificates and related permit applications to determine compliance with floodplain management requirements.
Ability to recognize possible defects or hazardous building conditions and to affect corrective measures.
Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications and to determine their compliance with floodplain management and coastal construction regulatio
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Job Location Miami, FL
Date Posted 01 Sep 2020
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