Hazard Mitigation and Emergency Management - Research Assistant/Junior Planner

Jeff Brislawn asked me to pass on the following emergency management position announcement for AMEC's Lakewood Office. 

AMEC Earth and Environmental’s Hazard Mitigation and Emergency Management (HM&EM) program in Lakewood, Colorado, is looking to hire a full-time research assistant/junior planner to assist with projects including hazard mitigation plans, energy assurance plans, emergency operations plans, and exercises. HM&EM helps communities across the country mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural and manmade disasters.

Tasks will include, but will not be limited to, the following: Conducting research for plans (e.g., risk and capability assessments for hazard mitigation plans); Writing portions of plans, proposals, and other documents; Supporting proposal development and production; and other duties as assigned to support the HM&EM team

The candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., planning, emergency management, public administration, natural resources); minimum one year of work experience in an office environment (or equivalent academic work experience); Excellent writing skills; Strong research, organizational, and verbal and interpersonal communication skills; Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Ability to take direction and handle multiple priorities simultaneously; Work experience in emergency management/hazard mitigation (desired);  and an understanding of federal emergency management programs and regulations (desired)

I understand from Jeff's email that interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to:

Bonny Griffith