Disaster Law Coordinator
International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Beirut, Lebanon
Salary: Not Listed
Deadline: September 29, 2014

This position plans, manages, oversees, and coordinates the IFRC disaster law program in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Responsibilities include developing the biannual Global Disaster Law Program Operational Plan and budget for MENA, coordinating and overseeing program operations, recruiting consultants and interns, developing regional advocacy strategies, and conducting trainings and workshops on disaster law. A legal degree and at least one other degree in a related field, experience in disaster management and response, legislation development experience, and at least seven years of related legal work are required.

Environmental Protection Specialist, GS-12
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary: $72,620 to $94,404
Deadline: September 29, 2014

This position provides comprehensive regulatory, policy, guidance, training, and technical assistance to help FEMA Programs to comply with Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) laws. Duties include ensuring agency disaster programs receive environmental review, reviewing and commenting on draft EHP documents, training stakeholders the application of agency policy, and gathering data and analyzing program performance. One year of experience at the GS-11 level and specialized knowledge of the National Environmental Policy Act, National Historic Preservation Act, Endangered Species Act, and Clean Water Act are required.

Senior Disaster Operations Specialist
USAID Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance
Washington, D.C.
Salary: $89,924 to $116,901
Deadline: October 6, 2014

This position will play a central role in delivering disaster response, humanitarian assistance, and disaster risk reduction programs for the U.S. government. Duties include supporting regional response teams, providing training support, developing response strategies, managing assistance awards for humanitarian donor agencies, and assisting with complex response management. A bachelor’s degree in a related area, at least seven years experience with the U.S. government or the United Nations, and U.S. citizenship are required. Experience must include at least two years of assistance award management and one year of on-the-ground field experience.

Space Environment Risk Reduction Lecturer
Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction
London, England
Salary: $67,652 to $86,634
Deadline: October 10, 2014

This position will focus on the understanding, assessment and mitigation of risks associated with the Earth’s ionosphere and magnetosphere, either in association with space plasma events (e.g. space weather) or as an indicator of developing high-risk situations. Duties include undertaking internationally competitive research, teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including PhD supervision, and active involvement in the work of the Institute and laboratory in risk assessment via data from relevant international space missions. A PhD in space plasma physics or a related area, and expertise in phenomena associated with hazardous or disastrous space environment events is required.