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Mid-Level Planner (FEMA)-Washington, D.C.

American Bureau of Shipping
United States, Virginia, Arlington
1525 Wilson Boulevard (Show on map)
January 28, 2024

The Mid-Level Planner (FEMA) will update and revise the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region X Regional All Hazards Plan (RAHP), and Regional Interagency Operations Plan (RIOP) Response, develop the Recovery All Hazards Plan, and align it with the other nine RAHPs as well as the applicable national planning guidance (e.g. FIOPs). RAHP alignment will be realized in the format and content of both the plan and the execution tools through a phase approach using the six-step planning process, detailed in the FEMA Operational Planning Manual (FOPM).

What You Will Do:

  • Member of a planning team that executes the FEMA six-step planning process to develop deliberate plans that describe and detail a federal concept of operations to respond to and recover from catastrophic disasters.
  • Team action planner for the close coordination between staff and stakeholders to maintain collaborative team member contact information, track tasks/actions, and coordinate preparation, execution, and after-action notes for collaborative sessions (leader meetings, work groups, updates).
  • Conducts research and analysis to support deliverables preparation.
  • Assists with and facilitates work groups throughout the project.
  • Assists with plan refinement, tabletop exercise implementation, and plan socialization.

What You Will Need:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Four (4) years of emergency management experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Documented understanding of the FEMA six-step planning process, emergency management exercise programs, and principles.
  • Documented understanding of emergency management response and recovery programs and FEMA's role in coordinating the Federal assistance to support state and local partners.
  • Successful completion of Incident Command System (ICS) and National Incident Management System (NIMS) courses (such as through FEMA's Emergency Management Institute classroom and/or on-line training programs) and recognized training and/or education in business, urban, military, and emergency management planning.
  • County-level or higher emergency management experience preferred.
  • Supply chain expertise, in the emergency management space.