Entry Level Hazard Mitigation and Emergency Management Planner
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across
energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to
some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide
consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60
countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com
We offer competitive salaries along with a complete benefits
package including: medical, vision, & dental coverage, 401K
Matching, Educational Reimbursement, and a variety of Training and
Development Programs to help you develop the skills you need to
succeed in your chosen career path.
We have a full time career opportunity with Wood's highly-regarded
Hazard Mitigation and Emergency Management (HM & EM) program in our
Denver office for a planner to support hazard mitigation,
resiliency and emergency management services for state and local
governments and other clients. A BS or MS in planning, GIS,
emergency management, civil/environmental engineering, geography,
environmental science, or related field and 1-5 years of
experience, or any equivalent education and experience. After
initial onboarding and training, may have the opportunity to work a
hybrid office and home schedule.
Working in a team environment, support the development and update
of Hazard Mitigation Plans that meet Disaster Mitigation Act of
2000 (DMA 2000) standards.
Perform research and statistical risk assessment analyses on hazard
data and write significant portions of planning documents.
Data collection, organization, and documentation to support a
variety of planning efforts.
Assist with other emergency management projects and plans in
preparedness, response and recovery
Provide other research and writing tasks as necessary to support a
wide range of planning tasks and overall plan development
Skills / Qualifications
BS in Planning, GIS, Emergency Management, Civil/Environmental
Engineering, Geography, Environmental Science or related field. MS
1 - 5 years' + experience, or any equivalent education and
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software
Strong work ethic, self-motivated and capable of independent work,
but demonstrated ability to work on project teams.
Strong writing and document skills a must; strong MS Office skills,
particularly related to planning documents
Must possess good organizational and communication skills
Excellent analytical / problem-solving skills
Attention to detail and experience with QA/QC and data analysis
Must pass drug test, background check, and must have a satisfactory
driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR)
Experience developing or reviewing DMA 2000 hazard mitigation plans
Knowledge of HAZUS, FEMA Benefit Cost software, EMAP, NFIP and CRS
Familiarity with FEMA RiskMAP program a plus.
Familiarity or experience with ESRI's ArcGIS software
Experience with one or more of the following is a plus: land use
planning, recovery planning, climate change adaptation planning,
resiliency planning, emergency operations plans, drought
If you believe you have the necessary knowledge, experience and
enthusiasm to succeed in this position, then we would like to hear
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a
diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age,
religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender
identity, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance
with governing laws.
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employment opportunities for which you may be suitable.
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