Real hurricane response jobs at the SBA: Apply Now!

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Small Business Administration available at Disaster Recovery Cen
Dzung Luu of the Small Business Administration (SBA) listens to concerns from a Hurricane Sandy survivor at a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). This DRC opened today at 1976 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, and is where residents impacted by Sandy can go to begin the registration process and get questions answered in person. FEMA/Tim Burkitt

There are many rumors circulating about jobs opportunities relating to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, that promise small fortunes in pay. Nearly all have turned out to be scams, however, here are some real temporary job opportunities that are now open. Although the pay is more in line with normal government pays rates (not fortunes) and there are basic qualification requirements, these opportunities may be ideal for many veterans.

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is hiring temporary employees to assist with disaster relief efforts this hurricane season from September 1st to December 31st, 2017. Bilingual language skills a plus.

Below is a listing of the positions openings that the SBA is seeking temporary applicants.

  • Damage Verifiers
  • Lawyers, Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Loan Specialists
  • Program Support Assistant and Call Center Specialist
  • Customer Service Representatives and Public Information Officers
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Information Technology Specialists (Customer support)
  • Construction Analysts (Loss Verifiers)
  • Administrative Support Assistants

To be taken to the SBA official website for specifics on job requirements, pay and how to apply: <click here> 

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CDR (Ret.) Gregory Black

CDR (Ret.) Black, US Navy, is the founder and key contributor to this Diverse Military Veterans Network website. He is a minority military historian and is well-versed in military diversity. (If you are interested in writing or contributing to this website please contact us.)

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