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Emergency Management Specialist

10300000799 Requisition #

Tetra Tech Inc. is currently seeking a full-time Emergency Management Specialist for our client in New York City, NY.

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

The selected candidate will provide emergency management planning, response and recovery services to local and state governments, private businesses, universities and other institutions in a regionally-defined area.

You will be responsible for effectively and efficiently supporting multiple simultaneous projects. Responsibilities for this position involve designing, developing, and delivering emergency management consulting services that could include, but are not limited to: strategic planning, meeting coordination and facilitation, risk assessment, emergency operations planning, gap analysis, continuity of operations (COOP) and business continuity planning (BCP), policy and regulatory analysis, evacuation planning, recovery planning, multi-jurisdictional coordination, communication planning, after-action assessments, as well as evaluation, training and exercise programs.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have the following:
• Four (4) years of emergency management experience. City, County or State-level emergency management experience preferred.
• Understanding of the FEMA six-step planning process, emergency management exercise programs, and principles.
• Successful completion of Incident Command System (ICS) and National Incident Management System (NIMS) courses (such as through FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute classroom and/or on-line training programs) and recognized training and/or education in emergency management, public health, continuity, and/or strategic planning.
• Successful completion of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) training.
• Familiarity with FEMA Homeland Security grant programs, a plus.
• Understanding of basic project management concepts including client management and performing to the project scope and timeline under the guidance of the project manager.
• Able to work independently and effectively coordinate projects at the ground level on a daily basis on behalf of the project manager.
• Demonstrated ability to establish priorities to complete work in a timely manner, despite changes in workload or assignment, pressure of deadlines, or competing priorities.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).
• Strong written and verbal communications skills.
• Works well within a team structure.
• Experience reaching consensus with multiple stakeholders that have different goals and opinions.
• Excellent time management, problem solving, and organizational skills.

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in emergency management or related field is preferred.
• Preferred certifications include:
o Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) or Associate Emergency Manger (AEM) from IAEM
o Certified Continuity Planner from either DRII or FEMA
o Master Exercise Practitioner (MEP)

Generally, the consultant will work in an office environment and use computer and telephone to conduct business. This position requires travel which will be intermittent and scheduled based on client needs, but may last for up to a week at a time. During travel periods, the work environment will vary between an office setting and a field setting for client meetings or drills/exercises. Drills/exercises may take place in austere conditions or inclement weather.

This position requires you to drive on a regular basis and will require passing a motor vehicle record (MVR) background check.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits.

For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.


Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.


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