Coastal Resources Scientist Supervisor
Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Salary: $61,500 to $89,000
Deadline: November 10, 2015

This position will supervise scientific, environmental, and other technical work related to coastal restoration and hurricane flood protection. Duties include supervising and training staff, organizing workload, representing the department at public meetings and workshops, and evaluating projects and making policy recommendations. A bachelor’s degree in coastal resource management, biology, atmospheric science, or a related field is required.

Senior Risk and Resilience Researcher
Center for Security Studies
Zurich, Switzerland
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: November 13, 2015

This position will serve as a member of the Think Tank Risk and Resilience team which works to advance expertise in disaster management, civil protection, socio-technical resilience, critical infrastructure protection, crisis management, and cyber security. Duties include conducting applied research and writing policy reports for the Swiss administration and other contracting organizations, including the private sector. A PhD in social science and the ability to work collaboratively is required. Please search for “CSS” when accessing the job posting.

Infrastructure Branch Director
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Herndon, Virginia
Salary: $76,378 to $88,707
Deadline: November 15, 2016

This position is responsible for providing technical and repair assistance for essential facilities, as well as providing interim supplementary financial assistance to public entities during disaster. Duties include participating in the incident action planning process, issuing disaster projection information for financial consideration, and coordinating disaster planning activities. The ability to lead in an incident command environment, knowledge of FEMA response, recovery, and mitigation programs, and knowledge of state and federal emergency management systems are required.

Science Officer
Integrated Research on Disaster Risk
Beijing, China
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: November 22, 2015

This position will operate an international program at the intersection of science, practice, and policy making. Duties include providing support to IRDR meetings that include workshops, committee meetings, and other events; serving as a point of contact for the IRDR community; preparing background papers and annual reports; and implementing core projects and program activities. Knowledge of disaster risk reduction concepts, a master’s degree in a scientific discipline, and three to five years of program management experience are required.

Director of Disaster Operations
Catholic Charities
Alexandria, Virginia
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will provide senior project management and emergency management expertise during disaster operations to Catholic Charities national offices. Duties include providing disaster planning and recovery support to member agencies, expediting support to disaster-affected communities, communicating and networking with other disaster relief groups, and monitoring and evaluating disaster response. A bachelor’s degree and at least five years of experience in disaster management or administration are required.