Va. Department of Emergency Management seeking resilience program manager

Va. Department of Emergency Management seeking resilience program manager. | Courtesy of VDEM
The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) announced an opening for a resilience program manager on July 10 via a job posting.

This position is charged with the coordination, development and integration of activities relating to hazard mitigation and resilience. The person will also conduct research and analysis activity in order to be able to recommend current and emerging developments and technology within the area of resilience and related capabilities.

This person will be expected to act as an expert in the area. Successful candidates will facilitate coordination with multiple entities within the different levels of government, private and nonprofit organizations.

Candidates should have a strong working knowledge of all areas of emergency management and of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Threat Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) process. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to conduct research and analysis and be able to accurately analyze and utilize technical information.

Candidates should have experience working with senior members of government and with sensitive or classified material. Candidates will need to be able to obtain a high level of security clearance within the first six months.

Preference is given to individuals that hold a master's degree or an equivalent combination of work training, specialized training and other experience. Incident Command System certification of 100, 200 and 300 is also preferred.

Applicants should visit the Virginia jobs website in order to apply; the application window closes July 29.

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Virginia Department of Emergency Management 10501 Trade Court North Chesterfield, VA 23236

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