ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – The Federal Emergency Management Agency continues hiring Virgin Islanders in St. Croix and St. Thomas to work on recovery from hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Positions are available for community planners, historic preservation specialists, an environmental specialist, a flood insurance specialist, an administrative assistant and an engineer.
Information on posted positions is listed on the Virgin Islands Department of Labor website.
Go to http://www.vidol.gov/
- Click “Find a job”
- In Keywords – type “FEMA”
- Click “Search”
Applicants can email a resume to FEMA-DR4340USVI-LocalHires@fema.dhs.gov or apply through the VIDOL website.
Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711/VRS - Video Relay Service)
(TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators are available (press 2 for Spanish).
FEMA’s mission is helping people before, during, and after a disaster.
Following major disasters, the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is the primary source of Federal funds for long-term recovery assistance. This assistance is in the form of low-interest loans and is available to non-farm businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, as well as homeowners and renters with property damaged by the disaster.
To donate or volunteer, contact the voluntary or charitable organization of your choice through the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD) at www.nvoad.org. For those who wish to help, cash donations offer voluntary agencies the most flexibility in obtaining the most-needed resources and pumps money into the local economy to help businesses recover. The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands also has the “Fund for the Virgin Islands” at www.USVIrecovery.org.