FEMA Project Officer
Roles and Responsibilities
The Project Officer (PO) is a resource for the applicant.
A PO is knowledgeable about eligibility and Special Considerations, and will take the lead in working with the applicant to develop scopes of work and cost estimates for large projects. The PO is responsible for identifying the need for Specialists and working with the Public Assistance Coordinator (PAC) to ensure appropriate personnel are assigned to assist in large project development.
It is the PACs responsibility to identify when POs are needed and to update the PO on pertinent applicant requirements before assigning the PO to the field.