Assistant Fire Warden
State of Idaho
Salary: $43,409 to $48,880
Deadline: April 29, 2017
This position will conduct fire management for the Maggie Supervisory area in Kamiah, Idaho. Duties include hiring, training, and supervising firefighting personnel, serving as a wildland fire incident commander, preparing hazard reduction plans and cost estimates, and conducting after action reviews. The ability to apply state and federal laws to land management, operate and maintain fire vehicles, and produce GIS-based maps and reports are required. An associate’s degree in fire ecology, fire management, or a related field is preferred.
Recovery and Mitigation Manager
Maryland Emergency Management Agency
Salary: $53,193 to $85,401
Deadline: May 3, 2017
This position will lead the state disaster recovery and hazard mitigation programs, including developing policies to reduce hazard risks. Duties include administrating federal mitigation grants, coordinating recovery efforts and conducting recovery planning, and coordinating VOAD and public sector volunteers. A bachelor’s degree in public administration, engineering, sociology, geography, or a related field and experience managing federal grants is required.
Lead Infectious Disease Advisor
USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance
Salary: $$112,021 to $145,629
Deadline: May 3, 2017
This position will lead a USAID/OFDA project to train staff and build capacity to respond to pandemic emergencies. Duties include providing technical expertise on public health interventions and epidemic response, helping formulate OFDA’s public health policy positions, conducting public health assessments of affected populations, making presentations and other public outreach efforts, and identifying mitigation and prevention measures linked to disaster response. A medical degree with a significant emphasis in public health and epidemiology and at least one year of humanitarian or emergency relief experience are required.
University of Washington
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled
This position will lead the improvement of smoke forecasting tools to assist wildland firefighters, health and air quality agencies, and the public. Duties include identifying gaps in satellite data used for wildfires, integrating data into smoke modeling frameworks, and analyzing and synthesizing data for improved model outputs. A PhD in atmospheric science, engineering, or related field; remote sensing knowledge; and strong quantitative skills are required.