• Damage Verifiers

    U.S. Small Business Administration
    Job Description

    Description

    This position requires individuals to be able to perform one or multiple of the following functions: cost and damage estimation, damage verification, and flood zone mapping.  As a damage verifier you will be asked to conduct on-site damage assessments to personal, real, and business property in disaster affected areas.  Specific type of work will be based upon the individual qualifications of each person but basic functions include:

    • Evaluating project documentation such as contractor estimates and proposals

    • Writing and reviewing engineering reports

    • Reviewing construction plans/blueprints

    • Reviewing insurance adjuster’s reports and recoveries

    • Reviewing other supporting rebuilding project documentation

    • Cost estimation to include the use of computerized cost estimation tools

    • Assessment of general building practices and regulations

    • Customer service

    Qualifications

    Due to the broad array of required loan tasks we are looking for individuals with a range of qualifications.  The position calls for various skills such as construction analysts, home inspectors, insurance assessors, or equivalent career or educational experience.  In addition to the above qualifications any applicant with fluency in a foreign language is encouraged to highlight their language and level of proficiency on their application. 

    Expectations

    All damage verifiers will become temporary SBA employees and as such will be required to meet the following requirements: 

    • Be a U.S. Citizen

    • Pass a credit and background check

    • Able to work between 40 to 84 hours a week based upon case load

    Compensation

    The SBA will cover all travel and per diem based on the government rate for every individual.  Compensation will be based on each individual’s qualifications, skillsets, responsibility, hours, and location.  Compensation will range from $20.77 to $33.03 per hour.  Overtime pay is authorized and will range from $31.16 to $41.97).  

    If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to ODAHIREME@SBA.GOV
    questions should be directed to Scott Truman at 703-487-8100, ext. 6031. SBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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