Emergency Management Planner

Washington, DC
Nov 25, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
OTHSolutions is seeking journeyman and senior emergency manager planners to support all-hazards deliberate as well as crisis action planning in all ten FEMA Regions and updates to national plans at FEMA Headquarters. We will assist both deliberate and crisis action planning teams in the development of plans or annexes utilizing FEMA's six-step planning process as identified in the FEMA Operational Planning Manual.*Journeyman Planner Duties** Conducts research and analysis to support deliverables preparation* Assists with and facilitates work groups throughout the project* Assists with plan refinement, tabletop exercise implementation and plan socialization*Senior Planner Duties** Leads a planning team through the FEMA six-step planning process to develop deliberate plans that describe and detail a federal concept of operations to respond to and recover from catastrophic disasters* Responsible for leading all aspects of team support to FEMA planning efforts* Serves as the primary point of contact for contractor team work assignments and reporting* Ensures deliverables are on schedule, consistent with FEMA doctrine/guidance, and meet Performance Work Statement requirements* Assists in the preparation and writing of the scenario, fact sheets, Information Analysis Briefs, plan Courses of Action, Course of Action Decision Brief, and the final plan* Assists with planning, preparation, and facilitation of working group sessions* Monitors and identifies threats to contract progress and assists FEMA in developing effective remedial action* Provides updates on project status, deliverables, and project management*Minimum qualifications required for the position include: ** Undergraduate degree* Journeyman planner possesses three (3) to ten (10) years of emergency management experience* Senior planner possesses ten (10) or more years of emergency management experience and five (5) years of supervisory experience* Documented comprehensive understanding of emergency management response and recovery programs and FEMA's role in coordinating the Federal assistance to support state and local partners* Demonstrated understanding of the six-step planning process, operational planning within the context of deliberate planning, and emergency management exercise programs and principles* A documented work history demonstrating success at increasing levels of responsibility; project complexity in the areas of disaster response and recovery planning, including supervisory and team leadership positions as well as knowledge of team member roles; and familiarity with the management of government contracts* A demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate and collaborate with planning partners or other multidisciplinary teams is highly desirable* Successful completion of ICS and NIMS courses as well as recognized training and/or education in business and emergency management planning* Advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Word* Excellent verbal and written communication skills* Demonstrated ability to conduct research, analyze resulting information and document observations* Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities* Enjoys a team-oriented environment, but able to function independently in a fast-paced environment* Detail-oriented and able to handle multiple priorities at once* Strong interpersonal communications skills* Takes ownership of projects and can prioritize assignments* US citizenship*Preferred qualifications for the position include: ** State-level or higher emergency management experience preferred* Current FEMA public trustSalary based upon qualifications and experienceJob Type: Full-timePay: $100,000.00 - $140,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Professional development assistance* Referral program* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceSchedule:* Monday to FridayApplication Question(s):* Do you currently possess an active FEMA public trust clearance?Education:* Bachelor's (Required)Experience:* emergency management planning: 4 years (Required)Work Location: One location

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