Fire Program Specialist, GS-13
Federal Emergency Mangagment Agency
Emmitsburg, Maryland
Salary: $94,796 to $123,234
Deadline: December 8, 2017

This position is responsible for providing technical assistance related to the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS). Duties include responding to NFIRS vendors on data submission or system issues, resolving technical issues, and troubleshooting NFIRS problems. Experience managing a metro- or state-level fire incident data collection system using the national NFIRS standard is preferred. One year specialized experience at the GS-12 level is required.


U.S. Preparedness Specialist
Save the Children
Washington, D.C.
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will manage preparedness projects and provide assistance that improves the ability for communities to protect children in disasters. Duties include planning and evaluating preparedness projects, facilitating state-level working groups to identify gaps in planning, managing community and state partnerships with response agencies, and developing project tools and resources. At least three years of experience in program development, emergency management are required.


Research Professional
Stanford Urban Resilience Initiative
Stanford, California
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will help establish the strategic directions for research into urban resilience by building on and extending the initiative’s expertise in performance-based earthquake engineering and risk analysis. Duties include project management and strategic visioning, research activities, and developing workshops, seminars, and other outreach opportunities. A PhD in a related field, experience with disaster risk reduction research or practice, and an interest in risk and resilience analysis are preferred.


Hurricane Harvey Recovery Construction Manager
Team Rubicon
Houston, Texas
Salary: Not Listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will serve as program manager for Team Rubicon efforts to rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Duties include managing day-to-day program operations, overseeing rebuilding sites, coordinating skilled labor and volunteers, and managing the program budget. Five years of experience in construction management, experience working with local and nonprofit organizations, and project management and material procurement abilities are required.


Enterprise Risk Management Manager
Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies
Eden Prairie, Minnesota Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will lead risk management activities, conduct risk assessments, and recommend mitigation approaches across the organization. Duties include leading multiple risk management programs, helping managers recognize risk within their functions, recognizing root causes of risk and trends, and overseeing business continuity planning. Eight years of experience in risk management and a bachelor’s degree in a business-related field are required.


Bill Anderson Fund Director
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This faculty position will serve as the founding director of the William A. Anderson Fund, which to works to increase the number of historically underrepresented students pursuing disaster science and practice. Duties will include supporting recruitment and mentoring, hiring and supervising staff, and general program management. The director will also hold an appointment in one of more academic units at the University of Delaware and serve as a core faculty member in the Disaster Research Center. A PhD or professional doctorate, program leadership ability, a background in disaster science, and commitment to diversity and inclusion are required.


President/Chief Executive Officer
GeoHazards International
Menlo Park, California
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will head GeoHazards International, a nonprofit organization that helps local governments, scientists, engineers, and community groups better prepare for and respond to disasters. Duties include working with diverse teams, facilitating hands-on daily operations through creative and visible activities, and recruiting and directing a global workforce. Senior-level managerial experience in a related field, the ability to work in international communities, and knowledge of international funding and government networks are required.


Director
Alliance for Integrative Approaches to Extreme Environmental Events
Location: To be determined
Salary: Not listed
Deadline: Open until filled

This position will serve as the first chief executive of the Alliance for Integrative Approaches to Extreme Environmental. Duties include program execution, budget formulation, strategic planning, and developing partnerships with a variety of stakeholders. Senior-level leadership and management experience, the ability to work with multidisciplinary teams, a PhD in a related field, and national or international recognition as a scholar or practitioner are required.