Policy Analyst - Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR)

Opportunity Type: Job

New York, NY

Organization Summary

Established in June 2013 following the occurrence of Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee, and Superstorm Sandy, the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) centralizes recovery and rebuilding efforts in impacted areas of New York State. GOSR aims to address communities’ most urgent needs, while encouraging the identification of innovative and enduring solutions to strengthen the State’s infrastructure and critical systems. Operating under the umbrella of New York Rising, GOSR utilizes approximately $4.4 billion in flexible funding made available by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program to concentrate aid to four main areas—Housing Recovery, Small Business, Community Reconstruction and Infrastructure.

Position Summary

Working within the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery’s (GOSR) Community Reconstruction and Infrastructure Policy Team, the Policy Analyst will play a critical role in developing and administering the two Programs’ internal policies as well as providing both quantitative and qualitative analytic support where requested. The analyst will be responsible for a wide variety of work products, from drafting documents to providing metrics that display the Programs’ progress. The Analyst’s work will serve the development and implementation of projects and public services – from infrastructure projects to workforce development programs – that strengthen a community’s resilience to natural and manmade disasters.