Disaster Management Coordinator
World Relief
Baltimore, Maryland
Salary: Not Listed
Deadline: May 8, 2014

This position provides operational and technical support for the World Relief Disaster and Disaster Risk Reduction Programs. Duties include strengthening community disaster risk reduction internationally, training country offices in vulnerability assessments and other risk reduction tools, writing and editing proposals, tracking spending and contracts, and developing training curriculums. Experience in humanitarian disaster response and a related degree are required.

Federal Preparedness Coordinator, GS-15
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Denton, Texas
Salary: $121,423 to $157,100
Deadline: May 9, 2014

This position will strengthen and integrate regional preparedness operations. Duties include managing large operational transformations, implementing national preparedness goals, and advising state and local agencies on preparedness issues. One year of experience and the GS14 level are required.

Supervisory Health Scientist, GS-15
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, D.C.
Salary: $124,995 to $157,100
Deadline: May 9, 2014

This position provides leadership and direction to the National Healthcare Preparedness Program of the Office of Emergency Management. Duties include providing strategic, analytical, and methodological advice; providing guidance on the Hospital Preparedness and other programs; and presenting papers and reports at agency briefings. A bachelor’s degree in health sciences or a related field and one year of experience and the GS14 level are required.

Postdoctoral Researcher
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency Office of Water and Air Quality
Silver Spring, Maryland
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: May 23, 2014

This position conducts research and makes recommendations on how social sciences can be integrated into meteorological policies and products in support of the Weather Ready Nation initiative. Duties include serving as a liaison between the meteorological community and disaster risk communication working groups, conducting interdisciplinary research to support the use of social sciences for a Weather Ready Nation, and providing recommendations on strengthening public policy. A PhD in a social science field, experience working in the context of high impact weather events, and public policy or risk communication background are required.

Floodplain Risk Communication Planner
Michael Baker International
Norwood, Massachusetts
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will develop and manage plans that increase flood risk awareness at a community level. Duties include building stakeholder relationships, implementing new tools and practices, and executing community engagement and outreach. A bachelor’s degree in planning, communication, geography, or a related field; five years experience, and knowledge of FEMA mitigation plans are required.