Assistant Fire Warden
State of Idaho
Kamiah, 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
Reisterstown, Maryland
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
Washington, D.C.
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.


Exercise Coordinator
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
New York, New York
Salary: $45,250 to $74,500
Deadline: May 18, 2017

This position develop and execute comprehensive emergency preparedness exercises, including discussion-based, functional, and full scale exercises. Duties included providing technical support to departments conducting training and exercises, participating in citywide exercises, setting exercise objectives and involving key stakeholders, and implementing corrective action guidance identified by exercises. A master’s degree in emergency management, public health, or a related field and a working knowledge of the Department of Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program are required.


Disaster Management Lecturer
University of Manchester
Manchester, England
Salary: $43,300 to $59,850
Deadline: June 4, 2017

This position will teach and research in the university’s Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute. Duties include developing courses for graduates and undergraduates, meeting course recruitment requirements, directing at least two university programs, and teaching classes in disaster management, risk and resilience, and research methods. A PhD in a related discipline and a strong publication history are required.


Coastal Governance Assistant Professor
University of California Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California
Salary: Not Listed
Deadline: June 30, 2017

This tenure-track position will teach and conduct research on the institutional dimensions of resource management at the land-sea interface. Duties include engaging with complementary university departments, creating collaborations outside the university, building a strong research program, and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses. A PhD in a related field and experience in research and university-level teaching are required.


CORE Emergency Management Specialist
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Bothell, Washington
Salary: $63,344 to $98,702
Deadline: July 31, 2017

This position will manage and coordinate disaster recovery operations on a regional basis. Duties include providing disaster support and assistance to affected communities, implementing regulations and training to facilitate recovery, managing public assistance program activities related to specific disasters, and executing all phases of regional recovery projects. Specialized experience at the IC-11 level is required.


Response and Recovery Branch Manager
Montana Division of Disaster and Emergency Services
Helena, Montana
Salary: $ 73,212
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will lead the response and recovery branch and coordinate response0 and recovery-related activities throughout Montana. Responsibilities include contribute to planning, conducting training and exercises, ensuring the operational readiness of the State Emergency Coordination Center, and managing budget, personnel, and policy and procedure development. A bachelors degree in a related planning discipline and at least seven years of experience in emergency management, public safety, or a related field are required.


Postdoctoral Associate, Natural-Human Systems
University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida
Salary: $48,500
Deadline: Open until filled

This position is will contribute to a National Science Foundation-funded project entitled Restoration and Resilience in Coupled Human-Natural Systems: Reciprocal Dynamics of a Coastal Lagoon. Duties include developing community and stakeholder connections around the project site, mentoring and managing graduate and undergraduate students, conducting fieldwork, coauthoring manuscript, and making conference presentations. A PhD in geography, sociology, or geographic information systems is required. Experience with coastal systems, restoration, participatory action research, environmental sociology or environmental geography is preferred.


Emergency Preparedness Professor
University at Albany
Albany, New York
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This open-rank faculty position will support the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity in teaching areas that include hazard mitigation, community resilience, disaster psychology, extreme weather, crisis communications, and disease outbreak. Duties include conducting graduate and undergraduate courses. Senior applicants should have a well-established program of research and external funding. A PhD in public administration, political science, homeland security, or another related field and the ability to creatively employ mixed qualitative and quantitative approaches is required.