Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction Specialist
UN Women
Kathmandu, Nepal
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: December 9, 2015

This position will lead the UN Women’s engagement in disaster risk reduction and climate change initiatives in Nepal and contribute to humanitarian actions. Duties include analyzing and reporting on trends and challenges, providing technical support, and strengthening interagency coordination and developing strategic relationships. A master’s in climate, environmental, or social science; at least five years of experience working with gender equality and climate change; and knowledge of high-level national or international development programs are required.

Human Centered Design and Engineering PhD Research Assistantship
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
Salary: Stipend and tuition waiver
Deadline: December 15, 2015

This assistantship will study crit­i­cal infra­struc­ture dis­as­ter resilience using nat­ural lan­guage pro­cess­ing, machine learn­ing, and sim­u­la­tion mod­el­ing. Duties include workshop design and facilitation, qualitative and quantitative data compilation, and simulation model programming. Experience with Python or proof that it can be quickly learned; some knowledge of disasters, infrastructure, or urban planning; and a bachelors or master’s degree in a relevant discipline are required.

Disability Integration Specialist, GS-11
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Washington, D.C.
Salary: $63,722 to $82,840
Deadline: December 18, 2015

This position will provide guidance and technical assistance to state and local emergency managers related to alerts and warnings, evacuations, general population and medical sheltering, temporary housing, and recovery for people with disabilities. Duties include providing guidance to various departments regarding disability-related needs, assuring people with disabilities have equal access to programs and services, and providing disability-related training to the emergency management team. One year specialized experience at the GS-10 level is required.

Emergency Management Coordinator
Tetra Tech
Washington, D.C.
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will support the National Capital Region Securing the Cities Program. Duties include conducting stakeholder capability assessments, coordinating stakeholder meetings, liaising with the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, submitting project narratives and budget justifications, and facilitating workshops. A degree in emergency management, experience working in the public sector, and knowledge of stakeholders in the capital region are required. Reference Job ID 17800000034 when searching for the position.