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Entry Level Hazard Mitigation and Emergency Management Planner

Company: WOOD
Location: Denver
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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.

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.

Role Overview

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.

Key Responsibilities

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 preferred.

1 - 5 years' + experience, or any equivalent education and experience.

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) policy.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience developing or reviewing DMA 2000 hazard mitigation plans preferred.

Knowledge of HAZUS, FEMA Benefit Cost software, EMAP, NFIP and CRS a plus.

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 from you.

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.

By submitting your resume, you consent to Wood plc sharing this information within its divisions in order to identify other employment opportunities for which you may be suitable.

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