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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

EDBP Compliance Officer


The compliance/monitoring  division of the Economically Disadvantaged Business Program (EDBP) is involved in all Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans projects to ensure that reasonable participation of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) is maintained. EDBP administers the DBE program and works in conjunction with other S &WB departments and agencies to review contracts to identify DBE opportunities to perform commercial useful functions which are consistent with the work required on contract.

EDBP is currently seeking a Compliance Officer to monitor and ensure contract goals with DBE participation are met for the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans infrastructure projects. Within this context, the DBE Compliance Officer will be responsible for monitoring all aspects of DBE Compliance for S&WB infrastructure projects.


  1. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  2. Responsible for reviewing Project Request Forms to identify potential areas of subcontracting opportunities.
  3. Attend Pre-Bid meetings, conferences and seminars and any other appropriate meetings to explain SLDBE program and DBE participation for contracts.
  4. Contact Prime and Subcontractors to address any compliance issues and or concerns with B2GNOW compliance monitoring system.
  5. Input new contracts and upload agreements into B2GNOW compliance reporting system.
  6. Prepare monthly reports and or requested reports on compliance with DBE goals.
  7. Conduct monthly site visits and desk audits to confirm compliance with DBE policies and goals. Verify subcontractors are performing duties in which they are certified to perform.
  8. Update B2GNOW with actions taken in regards to contract. Update EDBP client files and records.
  9. Notify vendors on non-compliance and discuss corrective actions needed to become compliant.
  10. Investigate concerns and/or complaints from DBEs, Prime Contractors, or anyone in reference to contract, suggest corrective actions if necessary.
  11. Prepare statistical data and reports related to DBE compliance reporting.
  12. Work cooperatively with the staff of other City agencies to ensure maximum effectiveness of the DBE program's mission, vision and objectives.


  • Ability to communicate well with the public as well as Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans employees when providing information in reference to EDBP.
  • Computer skills and ability to learn new software fast and efficiently.
  • Possesses knowledge of 2 CFR, Louisiana Public Bid Law and federal guidelines pertaining to DBE certification programs, policies and procedures.
  • Proficiency in interpreting, applying, and monitoring Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans policies in S&WB SLDBE program.
  • Possesses knowledge, skills and ability to interpret and monitoring of S &WB SLDBE program.
  • Display a high level of professionalism, team player, trustworthy and work well with others.
  • Display a high level of initiative, and effort towards completing assignments in a timely manner.
  • Performs well under pressure and ability to organize work, set priorities and determine objectives and strategies to achieve them.
  • Knowledge of compliance, certified payroll and workforce reporting software.


  • Bachelor's  Degree
  • Experience working in project management, construction management, supplier diversity, procurement, small business development, or a DBE program office is preferred.

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Last updated: 3/7/2017 10:33:24 AM

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