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Small Business Compliance Specialist

Date: Jun 13, 2018, 11:29 AM
Title: Small Business Compliance Specialist
Agency: Port of Portland
Address: Portland, OR
Salary Range: $60500 To $92712

Job Description

• Coordinate and administer the compliance of the Ports Small Business programs • Establish project goals, establish agency DBE and ACDBE program goals • Act as the FAA representative and FAA DBE Liaison officer for the Port • Ensure the Ports compliance with federal regulations related to the Federal DBE program • Make good faith efforts determinations and participate in Request for Proposal (RFP) evaluations • Maintain online reporting system used for tracking the utilization of small business participation on Port contracts • Prepare and file required Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) DBE and ACDBE uniform reports • Ensure contractors are meeting project goals and review and approve corrective action plans to that regard • Conduct small business progress meetings with contractors, provide reports on small business • Ensure compliance with the Ports Workforce Training and Hiring program • Establish Workforce project goals, track apprentice and journey level participation, conduct construction job site visits to verify apprentice participation • Educate contractors on workforce program guidelines and implementation on projects • Review requests for waivers from contractors and make determinations • Provide Workforce utilization reports as needed • May be required to conduct outreach to small businesses

Job Requirements

• BA/BS degree in business or public administration • 3 years' experience working with small business or workforce programs or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience • Professional certification is preferred for this position issued by The American Contract Compliance Association • Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations pertaining to small business program contracting; business development and management • General understanding of the construction industry; general understanding of unions and the apprenticeship process; procurement process, and accounting principles • Effective communication both verbal and written with internal and external stakeholders • Proficient with Microsoft office suite and other computer programs

Application Process:

Contact Name: Lori Chiodo
Contact Phone: 503-415-6690
Contact Email: 503-415-6690
Closing Date: Jun 22, 2018, 08:00 AM

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