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Disaster Recovery Project Manager

Department: Recovery
Location: Tallahassee, FL

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 manage and support their overall recovery including, but not limited to identifying unmet needs, identifying funding streams to address those unmet needs, and obtaining and managing grants and loans to support their recovery.

We are currently seeking to build our roster of qualified professionals in anticipation of what is predicted to be a historic hurricane season. Specifically, Hagerty is looking for Comprehensive Disaster Recovery Project Managers. These Comprehensive Disaster Recovery Project Managers will provide critical advisory and strategic planning services to our recovery clients and lead a large team during the Recovery phase, as needed to meet potential future / evolving needs.

Please note, as this is not a full-time staff position, candidates only seeking immediate employment should consider our other relevant job postings.

The responsibilities of the Comprehensive Disaster Recovery Project Manager include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as a strong disaster recovery expert, with demonstrated experience supporting local governments through long-term recoveries from natural disasters and the ability to also act as a hands-on project manager overseeing a dynamic and complex disaster recovery.
  • Leverage their understanding of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program - Permanent Work (Categories C-G) to identify how they can be strategically pursued and layered to address complex issues and needs in a post-catastrophic disaster environment.
  • Serve as a FEMA PA Program subject matter expert and be able to answer policy related questions within a reasonable, but necessary timeframe.
  • Oversee a multi-disciplinary team supporting all aspects of a recovery (e.g., cost recovery, infrastructure redevelopment, economic development, housing, social services), delegating tasks, assessing staffing needs, and developing methodologies to meet unmet needs and maximize funding.
  • Maintain strong project management best practices, ensuring the client has visibility on all efforts; delivering client products of the utmost quality; and upholding Hagertyís core values of integrity, innovation, teamwork, and excellence within all efforts.

Candidates for the Comprehensive Disaster Recovery Project Manager must possess the following qualifications:

  • Prior support for local governments impacted by natural disasters through multiple federal disaster grant programs from the early onset of a disaster through grant obligation and closeout.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience in the FEMA PA Program, including Permanent Work (Categories C-G).
  • Demonstrated experience managing complex and dynamic projects.
  • High competency in written communication, including the ability to create nuanced / policy complex recommendation documents.
  • Strong verbal communication skills, including the ability to present verbally to high level stakeholders.
  • Previous experience managing workload for large multi-disciplinary teams with varying levels of experience (i.e., junior level associates through senior subject matter experts).
  • Strong proficiency with MS Office products, databases, and other software / technology platforms.
  • A bachelor's degree.

Candidates for Comprehensive Disaster Recovery Project Manager may also have the following qualifications:

  • Proven success as a disaster recovery consultant at the federal, state, county, or local levels of government.
  • Proven skills in business development and client/partnership management.
  • A masterís degree pertinent to emergency management, accounting, finance, engineering, public administration, business administration, or similar field.

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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