1+ months

Emergency Management Specialist

Chicago, IL 60602
Be involved in projects with our Emergency Management Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
 
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
 
WSP is currently initiating a search for Emergency Management Specialists who are eager to assist during disasters on an on-call basis as a reservist employee, with the availability to deploy with little or no advance notice.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support Emergency Management team in servicing clients preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disasters nationwide.
  • Deploy to Emergency Operations Center and/or Field Staging Area operations prior to, during, and post-disaster.
  • Perform a variety of duties including logistics, supply, cost/documentation and/or resource unit functions.
  • Attend periodic training throughout the year to maintain deployment eligibility.
  • Support Emergency Management Project Management functions. 
 
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
  • HS Diploma
  • 1+ years in an Emergency Management role (Response, Recovery or related)
  • 7+ years experinece
  • Broad knowledge of Emergency Management principles, methods and techniques
  • FEMA Emergency Management Institute Independent Study - Professional Development Series certification
  • Travel Required - Must be able to deploy to disaster area, with little or no advance notice and potentially for long durations
  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's/Master's Degree in Emergency Management (or related field)
  • Asset Management and Supply Logistical Operational Experience
  • Previous experience working at Field Staging Areas or state Emergency Operations Center or related environment

About WSP USA
 
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
 
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
 
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
 
WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status
 
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

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Posted: 2020-08-27 Expires: 2020-10-15

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