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Public Assistance Program Delivery Manager
1/28/2022 12:50:36 PM
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Resource Category
Primary Core Capability
Infrastructure Systems
Secondary Core Capability
Resource Kind
Overall Function
The Public Assistance (PA) Program Delivery Manager facilitates the PA application process, manages information collection, and provides customer service to PA grant recipients, applicants, pass-through entities, and subrecipients—stakeholders collectively called "applicants".
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
Type Description
Type 1The PA Program Delivery Manager: 1. Provides customer service to assigned applicants throughout the PA grant management process 2. Works with the PA Site Inspector Task Force Leader and PA Program Delivery Task Force Leader to coordinate effective, efficient, and accurate delivery of grant funding 3. Coordinates with numerous stakeholders, such as recipients and subrecipients, to complete PA grants 4. Uses grant management software to enter, update, and retrieve grant information 5. Follows applicable local, state, tribal, territorial, and Federal regulations on grant eligibility 6. Provides good customer service to applicants through prompt follow-up and a professional demeanor
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
TrainingE/L 0869: Public Assistance Program Delivery Management is a comprehensive course that can replace courses IS-1000 through IS-1018, collectively.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Completion of the following: 1. IS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100 2. IS-200: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS-200 3. IS-632: Introduction to Debris Operations 4. IS-700: National Incident Management System, An Introduction 5. IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction 6. IS-1000: Public Assistance Program and Eligibility 7. IS-1001: The Public Assistance Delivery Model Orientation 8. IS-1002: FEMA Grants Portal – Transparency at Every Step 9. IS-1003: The Exploratory Call, the Damage Inventory, and the Recovery Scoping Meeting 10. IS-1004: The FEMA Site Inspection Process 11. IS-1005: Public Assistance Alternative Procedures 12. IS-1006: Documenting Disaster Damage and Developing Project Files 13. IS-1007: Detailed Damage Description and Dimensions 14. IS-1008: Scope of Work Development (Scoping and Costing) 15. IS-1009: Conditions of the Public Assistance Grant 16. IS-1010: Emergency Protective Measures 17. IS-1011: Roads and Culverts 18. IS-1012: Direct Administrative Costs 19. IS-1013: Costing – Estimates and the Cost Estimating Format 20. IS-1014: Integrating 406 Mitigation Considerations into Your Public Assistance Grant 21. IS-1015: Insurance Considerations, Compliance, and Requirements 22. IS-1016: Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) Considerations/Compliance for Public Assistance Grants 23. IS-1017: Scope Change Requests, Time Extensions, Improved/Alternate Project Requests 24. IS-1018: Determination Memorandums and Appeals 25. IS-2900: National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) Overview
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Successful completion of the National Qualification System (NQS) Position Task Book (PTB) for the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Public Assistance Program Delivery Manager, or equivalent Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) documentation
Physical/Medical FitnessNIMS Guideline for the NQS defines physical/medical fitness levels for NQS positions.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Moderate
CurrencyNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Functions in this position during an operational incident, planned event, exercise, drill, or simulation at least once every five years
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Valid state-, territory-, or District of Columbia-issued driver's license
Composition and Ordering Specifications
Discuss logistics for deploying this position, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment
FEMA, NIMS 509: Public Assistance Program Delivery Task Force Leader
FEMA, NIMS 509: Public Assistance Site Inspector Task Force Leader
FEMA, National Qualification System (NQS) Position Task Book for Public Assistance Program Delivery Manager
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the NQS, November 2017
FEMA, National Response Framework, October 2019
FEMA, National Disaster Recovery Framework, June 2016
FEMA, Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide, April 2018
Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, as amended
Title 44 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR): Emergency Management and Assistance, latest edition adopted