FEMA seeks emergency management, mitigation insurance specialists

FEMA seeks emergency management, mitigation insurance specialists.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced job openings Thursday for hazard mitigation insurance specialists and an emergency management specialist in mitigation.

Hazard mitigation insurance specialists are sought in multiple locations. Final placement is negotiable upon candidate selection.

The insurance specialist would be tasked with managing insurance-related issues pertaining to hazard mitigation and providing technical assistance to partners both within the agency and externally. This person will act as a point of contact for insurance agents, lenders and governmental officials. This position also distributes information on the National Flood Insurance Program to communities affected by disasters and to local insurers.

For this position, experience in sales, education and servicing related to insurance policies is required.

The hazard mitigation insurance position’s application period ends on Saturday, Dec. 26, or when 200 applications have been received.

The emergency management position will be located in Washington, D.C.

This position is primarily responsible for carrying out emergency management coordination and other activity within mitigation efforts of FEMA. This position will be expected to recommend areas for improvement and to identify training needs among staff members so that mitigation is integrated into field training and in courses funded by the Emergency Management Institute. This person will also be expected to coordinate and form a working relationship with leadership of recovery program staff.

This position requires at least one year of experience at the GS-12 level of government work or equivalent, with specialized experience in hazard mitigation programs and providing support in a federally declared disaster situation.

The emergency management position’s application window closes on Wednesday, Dec. 30, or when 200 submissions have been received.

Organizations in this story

Federal Emergency Management Agency 500 C Street Southwest Washington, DC 20024

Emergency Management Institute 16825 S Seton Ave Emmitsburg, MD 21727

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