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Emergency Management Planners: Reservist Cadre

Department: Response
Location: Jackson, MS

Hagerty Consulting, Inc. (Hagerty) is the nation's leading emergency management and homeland security consulting firm. Known for its public spirit, innovative thinking, problem-solving, and exceptional people, Hagerty is sought after to work on some of the largest and most complex crisis and emergency management issues. We serve our clients across the nation to enhance their preparedness programs; create more resilient and sustainable communities; provide innovative solutions to enhance their response; and obtain and manage grants and loans to support their recovery.

As Hagerty grows, we continue to look for talented professionals from a variety of backgrounds to provide holistic solutions to our clients. Currently, we are seeking Emergency Management Planners to serve on an on-call basis as members of our firmís Reservist Cadre. These are contract positions and, if activated, will likely require travel on short notice, generally for up to 30 days or more, to a state or local Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and/or at a field site, as designated by our clientís needs. Ideal candidates for these response missions will be available to deploy within 48 to 72 hours notice. During an activation, Emergency Management Planners will work to support the successful completion of our clientís incident objectives and coordinate with various partner agencies and Emergency Support Functions (ESFs).

Please note: As this is not a full-time staff position, candidates only seeking immediate and/or long-term employment should consider our other relevant job postings.

Candidates for the roles of the Emergency Management Planners: Reservist Cadre must possess the following qualifications:

  • A bachelorís degree or higher.
  • At least two (2) years of professional experience in emergency management or a related field.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with a focus on the development of plans, procedures, and other deliverables.
  • An understanding of the emergency management system and how jurisdictions coordinate together during large-scale incidents.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products (including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams, and SharePoint).
  • The ability to provide summary products for leadership.
  • A willingness to be on site working with a client for more than one month.
  • The ability to work 12-hour shifts as needed based on the clientís operational tempo.
  • The ability able to remain calm and poised under pressure, work successfully on multiple priorities simultaneously, and remain focused when working under tight deadlines.
  • The ability to be flexible and demonstrate integrity, teamwork, and an unwavering commitment to excellence in all endeavors.

Candidates for the roles of Emergency Management Planners: Reservist Cadre may also have the following qualifications:

  • The desire to help communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters
  • Experience researching complex issues and presenting outcomes and insights to a supervisor or large audience.
  • Experience working in an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) or as part of an Incident Management Team (IMT).
  • Experience implementing incident objectives with a diverse set of agencies and stakeholders.
  • Experience working as part of a Planning Section on a previous disaster.
  • National Incident Management System (NIMS) Incident Command System (ICS) All-Hazards Position Specific training courses or credentials.

Hagerty Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from a wide range of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity/national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, religion, age, disability, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status, characteristic or condition protected by local, state, or federal law. We promote equal opportunity in all our employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, lay-off and termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

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