Small Business Administration (SBA) sent this bulletin at 09/15/2017 06:09 PM EDT
Release Date: September 15, 2017
Contact: Carol Chastain (202) 205-6987
Release Number: 17-58
Internet Address: http://www.sba.gov/news
SBA is Hiring Staff to Help with Disaster Response
A variety of temporary positions are available nationwide
WASHINGTON –The U.S. Small Business Administration is hiring temporary employees to assist with the agency’s disaster recovery efforts at several locations across the country. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have caused massive devastation, and the SBA is staffing up to respond to the increased flow of disaster loan applications from homeowners, renters and businesses of all sizes.
The temporary positions include:
• Damage Verifiers/Construction Analysts
• Lawyers, Paralegals and Legal Assistants
• Loan Specialists
• Customer Service Representatives and Public Information Officers
• IT Specialists
• Administrative Support Assistants
Most of the jobs are located at one of SBA’s disaster field operations centers in Sacramento, Dallas, Atlanta, Buffalo, or in the areas affected by the recent hurricanes. Bilingual language skills are a plus.
About the U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 and since January 13, 2012, has served as a Cabinet-level agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, the SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam. To learn more about SBA, visit www.sba.gov.