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ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Emergency Management Planner in Topeka, Kansas

We are currently seeking an experienced emergency management planner to join our Emergency Preparedness team in the National Capital Region. This position is responsible for supporting national level policy and plan development.

This role will be performed remote supporting the program headquartered in the NCR.

What you will do:

  • Support development of national strategic, operational, and tactical planning through analysis of data on risks and capability gaps across the nation

  • Provide technical support on the design and development of policies and plans

  • Support a multi-agency, multi-discipline planning process

  • Engage with the interagency and other emergency management stakeholders at all levels of government

  • Manage reporting of project and deliverable status, task completion, and resource expenditures to project management

  • Facilitate virtual and in person planning meetings

  • Familiarity with the interagency Executive Secretariat clearance process

What you will need:

  • Masters in Emergency Management or related field or Bachelor’s with 2 additional years of relevant emergency preparedness and operations experience

  • 3+ years of experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating policy and plans in emergency management organizations at the state, local, or national level

  • 3+ years of experience working collaboratively with federal, local, and state emergency management agencies, including senior and elected officials

  • Understanding of national preparedness doctrine, including National Response Framework, HSEEP, National Incident Management System

  • U.S. Citizenship required (required by federal government for position). SCI clearance required.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Experience working with FEMA or State and local emergency management agencies

  • Able to complete multiple tasks, simultaneously under pressure with very tight deadlines

  • Knowledge of federal and state emergency management programs

  • Team and consensus building skills

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities

  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite



Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy (https://www.icf.com/legal/equal-employment-opportunity) .

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf) and Pay Transparency Statement (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_English_unformattedESQA508c.pdf) .

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