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

ICF employs experienced planners to assist our clients at the state, local, tribal, territorial, and federal levels in dealing with complex challenges in responding to, recovering from, and mitigating impacts from disasters and other emergencies. Our nationwide teams of experts provide strategic consulting services and support to emergency management and public health agencies throughout the United States and its affiliated territories. Our talented personnel possess a keen understanding of all aspects of the emergency management life cycle, including pre-disaster planning and preparedness as well as post-disaster planning to respond and recover from specific incidents. We share the mission-oriented focus of improving resilience for the agencies and communities that we serve at all levels of government.


  • Lead teams in support of crisis action planningfor FEMA

  • Support the development of emergency plans to assist with mission execution

  • Lead the development of deliberate plans to support National Planning Frameworks

  • Lead the development of deliberate plans to address scenario-specific hazards and risks

  • Develop crisis action plans for emerging or ongoing disasters

  • Support assessments, course of action development, operational research, and design.


  • Minimum 10 years of emergency management experience with 5 years of supervisory experience

  • Expertise in emergency response planning and deliberate disaster response and recovery planning

  • Understanding of FEMA's role in coordinating response to support state and local partners

  • Familiarity with the management of government contracts

  • Eligible to obtain or hold active Public Trust or higher clearance

Preferred skills/characteristics:

  • Prior completion of FEMA Incident Command System (ICS) and National Incident Management System (NIMS) courses

  • Experience with supervisory and cross-functional team roles

  • Ability to facilitate complex discussions with stakeholders

  • Recent experience with Community Lifeline organizational construct

  • Active FEMA or DHS suitability


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. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

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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About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting services company with over 7,000 full and part-time employees, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn more at icf.com.