Temporary FEMA Position Available for Flood Recovery

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking a temporary staff member to fill a Mitigation Specialist position focused on flood recovery.  The position includes:

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Able to determine and research pertinent data for affected area;  complete a Benefit-Cost Analysis utilizing FEMA-approved software or methodology, collect perishable data, analyze, and integrate the data in GIS applications.
  • Identify potential mitigation projects and develop innovative solutions that meet program and project objectives.
  • Perform contracting oversight; write Scopes-of-Work for disaster related response and recovery.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience for review of environmental regulations (NEPA/NHPA), Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.
  • Identify and develop potential cost-effective public assistance mitigation opportunities.
  • Review plans, specifications, and mitigation project submittals for compliance with building codes.

Relevant Experience Required: 1-5 years

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Physical: Standing for long periods, sitting at a computer, day and night driving. Light to moderate lifting. Stairs. Fieldwork under harsh, demanding conditions.

Computer: Familiar and capable of using Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Technical: Be familiar with Incident Command System organization and processes.

  • Compile and analyze data, report recommendations.
  • Identify and document innovative technologies, recommend building code changes and/or best practices that would result in more hazard resistant construction.
  • Knowledge, skill, and ability in the fields of: Architect:  (Landscape, Design, Commercial, Residential, or Local planning) or Engineering: (Civil, Structural, Systems, Mechanical, Electrical, Wastewater, 
  • Interpersonal / Communication: Able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
Connecting Colorado (www.connectingcolorado.com) Job Number: 5702222