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Orange County Government-Board of County Commissioners Sr. Engineer - Orlando, FL
Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development Natural Hazards Planner - Salem, OR
NV5 - San Diego, CA Group Director Water Resources
Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways HIGHWAY ENGINEER (TRANSPORTATION & HIGHWAYS)
EMH&T - Columbus, OH Project Manager (PE)
EMH&T - Columbus, OH Senior Water Resource Engineer (PE) - Flood Hazard Analysis
ASFPM - Madison, WI Conference and Event Planner
ICF Hazard Mitigation Subject Matter Experts (SME's)
Association of State Floodplain Managers Database Administrator / Web Programmer
ASFPM - Madison, WI Conference and Event Planner
Wharton Risk Mgmt and Decision Processes Postdoc Research - Philadelphia, PA
City of Portland, OR Engineer - Civil
Stantec - Multiple Locations FEMA Project Specialist
Stantec - Multiple Locations FEMA Project Manager


Position Title:
Sr. Engineer - Orlando, FL
Employer: Orange County Government-Board of County Commissioners
Address:
Contact Person:
Phone Number:
Job Location: Orlando, FL
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: 73,341 - Annually
Benefits:
Job Description: Manage FEMAs National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
Manage FEMAs Community Rating System (CRS)
Manage Capital Improvement Projects
Provide technical reviews of County projects
Floodplain permitting activities
Public outreach activities related to Stormwater management programs
Grant funding requests and applications to outside agencies
Prepare presentations on trend analysis for FEMA NFIP/CRS and other long term programs
Submit yearly re-certification reports
Manage the performance of floodplain mapping activities and floodplain permitting through the use of databases, spreadsheets, and report
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or other closely related Engineering degree and six (6) years of stormwater management related experience.

Must be licensed in the United States as a Professional Engineer. Must be licensed in Florida as a Professional Engineer within one (1) year of hire.

Must possess and maintain a valid Floridas Drivers License.

All applicants selected for hire must successfully complete a background check.
Comments: 20979 - Sr. Engineer
How To Apply:
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 11/30/2018

Position Title:
Natural Hazards Planner - Salem, OR
Employer: Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development
Address: 635 Capitol Street NE, Suite 150
Salem, OR 97301-2540
Contact Person: Katie Lahey <katie.lahey@state.or.us>
Phone Number: 503-934-0401
Job Location: Salem, OR
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Flexible
Pay Range: $50,592 - $73,884 Annually
Benefits: Yes
Job Description: You will be responsible for assisting local governments in updating natural hazard mitigation plans, and integrating them into comprehensive plans, zoning maps, and development regulations. Depending on your experience with floodplain management, you could also assist with reviewing local government floodplain regulations, permits, and processes. This includes, but is not limited to:
Reviewing existing mitigation plans to prioritize updates and identify appropriate integration methods.
Obtaining necessary maps, data, and information.
Coordinating with other plans and processes.
Drafting new or revised plan sections.
Involving the public, decision makers, technical experts, and reviewers in the planning process.
Ensuring that the planning process and plan document comply with FEMA requirements.
Drafting amendments to comprehensive plan policies, zoning maps, and development regulations.
Drafting ordinances and resolutions.
Supporting local government staff during the local adoption process.
Assisting with the update of the statewide Oregon Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan.
Reviewing local government floodplain regulations, permits, and processes.
Qualifications: The following skills, knowledge, abilities and experience are desired:
Natural hazards, especially mitigation planning.
Local government planning and permitting, especially experience with land use planning in Oregon.
Managing projects.
Analysis using geographic information systems (GIS), especially of natural hazards.
Floodplain regulation by local government, especially certification as a floodplain manager by the Association of State Floodplain Managers.
Comments:
How To Apply: Online
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 11/25/2018

Position Title:
Group Director Water Resources
Employer: NV5 - San Diego, CA
Address: 15092 Avenue of Science, STE 200
San Diego, CA 92128
Contact Person: Laura Troyk
Phone Number: 858-385-2159
Job Location: San Diego, CA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits:
Job Description: NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.



NV5 is seeking a Group Director to join our San Diego, CA Water Resources team. The selected candidate will provide leadership, strategic planning, staff development and business development within the water resources market sector.
Responsibilities

The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

* Develop, implement, and monitor strategic plans, staffing plans and performance metrics for the Water Resources market sector.
* Establish contacts and build relationships with existing clients and prospective clients.
* Serve as Project Manager and technical leader on Water Resources projects.
* Provide leadership to the Water Resources Group, including day-to-day operations.
* Manage budgets, including labor, expense and project budgets.
* Deliver on group short-term and mid-term business objectives
* Develop critical mass of the group (people, process and tools) to meet office and/or regional needs.
* Provide workload planning, recruiting and talent pool development, and project management.
* Lead the Water Resources group in developing and writing proposals.
* Network to maintain and enhance the companys local public image and reputation as engineer of choice.

Qualifications: * P.E. license in the State of California
* 10-15 years of experience in flood control design, drainage design, hydrologic and hydraulic methods and modeling.
* Minimum of five (5) years in a supervisory role.
* Familiarity with San Diego Regional MS4 permit and local stormwater regulations





NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefits package:



NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
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How To Apply: Click Here
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 12/9/2018

Position Title:
HIGHWAY ENGINEER (TRANSPORTATION & HIGHWAYS)
Employer: Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways
Address:
Contact Person:
Phone Number:
Job Location: Cook County, IL
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday - Friday
Pay Range: $2526.64 BI-WEEKLY
Benefits: Visit http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/
Job Description: Job Summary

Under the direction of Highway Engineer III, IV, V, or Senior Project Engineer, performs a variety of engineering tasks in one or more areas of planning, design, or construction of transportation projects. Assumes primary responsibility over assigned projects and tasks. Coordinates with project team, government agencies, utility companies, residents, businesses, industry professionals, and external vendors to achieve project goals. May perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in written formats. Knowledge of engineering principles, practices and techniques applicable to area of assignment. Ability to perform mathematical calculations in engineering tasks. Knowledge of basic computer aided design and drafting procedures. Ability to read and interpret contract plans and specifications. Ability to handle multiple routine assignments. Ability to assume responsibility for completeness and accuracy of assigned projects. Ability to exercise judgment and initiative in applying engineering principles to projects. Ability to work both independently or in a team environment. This position may require traveling to work assignments throughout Cook County for which the employee must provide his/her own adequate means of transportation.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors Degree in Civil, Construction or Electrical Engineering SUPPLEMENTED WITH one (1) year of full-time work experience in civil, construction or electrical engineering is required. (Must provide original college/university transcript at time of interview)*

-OR-
Acceptance of the applicant for the Illinois Engineer Intern Examination with documented evidence from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation at time of application SUPPLEMENTED WITH one (1) year of full-time work experience in civil, construction or electrical engineering is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)

-OR-
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Masters Degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering is required. (Must provide original college/university transcript at time of interview)*
Valid drivers license is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Work experience with transportation projects is preferred.

*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.

Physical Requirements

Light Work

Light Work involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job/occupation is rated Light Work when it requires: (1) walking or standing to a significant degree; (2) sitting most of the time while pushing or pulling arm or leg controls; or (3) working at a production rate pace while constantly pushing or pulling materials even though the weight of the materials is negligible.


The duties listed are not set forth for purposes of limiting the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally to be performed under a job title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employee's normal line of work.


VETERANS PREFERENCE

When applying for employment with Cook County Government, preference is given in the application process to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for more than 180 consecutive days, or during War Time. To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:

MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION.
IDENTIFY THEMSELVES AS A VETERAN ON THEIR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BY ANSWERING YES TO THE QUESTION Are you a military veteran?
ATTACH A COPY OF THEIR DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (NOTICE OF SEPARATION) AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING. IF YOU HAVE MULTIPLE DD 214S, 215S, OR NGB 22S, PLEASE SUBMIT THE ONE WITH THE LATEST DATE. COAST GUARD MUST SUBMIT A CERTIFIED COPY OF THE MILITARY SEPARATION FROM EITHER THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (BEFORE 911) OR THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (AFTER 911).

VETERAN MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
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How To Apply: Online
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 11/26/2018

Position Title:
Project Manager (PE)
Employer: EMH&T - Columbus, OH
Address: 5500 New Albany Road
Columbus, OH 43054
Contact Person: Cara Tammaro
Phone Number: 614-775-4013
Job Location: Columbus
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits: EMH&T offers a generous benefit package to all full-time employees that includes medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, paid sick time, 401(k) with match, company paid life, LTD, short term disability and AD&D insurance, and wellness program.
Job Description: EMH&T is currently looking for a Project Manager to join our Water Resources team based in our Columbus, OH office.

This key position in EMH&T's Water Resources Engineering department serves as a Project Manager, overseeing the completion of studies and planning documents related to various stormwater and floodplain management, and ecosystem restoration projects. This individual is expected to have a strong background in the application of a wide variety of models applied to these projects, including steady and unsteady state hydraulic/hydrologic modeling, as well as related GIS-based applications. This individual will also understand and be able to manage projects, which require the development of construction documents related to stormwater management system improvements, flood control and ecosystem restoration.

This position will lead a wide variety of floodplain modeling and mapping efforts, watershed-scale analyses including the identification of problem areas and remedies, and the analysis and design of sustainable practices such as green infrastructure. Familiarity with local, state and federal regulations pertaining to water quality, floodplain management and dam safety is a key element of this position, as is knowledge of drainage design criteria related to state/federal funded transportation projects. This position is responsible for preparing and reviewing engineering documents and proposals, and serving as a client liaison with the responsibility of coordinating project schedules, budgets and quality work products.

As a Project Manager, this individual will be responsible for overseeing other technical staff and coordinating work efforts between departments, while maintaining strict quality control guidelines. This individual will be expected to participate in relevant trade association workshops to represent EMH&T. Advanced technical writing skills are required for this position. Written work products include reports, letters and technical specifications that must reflect current industry standards and an understanding of emerging technologies and practices.
Qualifications: Successful candidates will have a BS in Civil Engineering and have their PE in Ohio (or the ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire). Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is preferred. Must have a minimum of 10 to 15 years of consulting experience in water resource engineering (hydrology /hydraulics) and prior project management experience.
The essential capabilities associated with this position are:
Advanced technical skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage multiple projects while maintain strict quality control.
Client management skills.
Ability to manage and deliver large and complex projects.
Ability to manage technical staff both within and external to the WRE department.
Proposal writing, and developing and managing project schedules and budgets.
Business development through contact with new and established clients.
Comments: We take your career as seriously as you doand we strive to provide you with a career journey that incorporates a range of opportunities. We provide the resources, opportunities, feedback, and coaching to allow each individual to develop professionally. In an environment where you can collaborate with and learn from talented professionals, there are no barriers to professional and personal growth.
How To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to careers@emht.com.
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018

Position Title:
Senior Water Resource Engineer (PE) - Flood Hazard Analysis
Employer: EMH&T - Columbus, OH
Address: 5500 New Albany Road
Columbus, OH 43054
Contact Person: Cara Tammaro
Phone Number: 614-775-4013
Job Location: Columbus
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits: EMH&T offers a generous benefit package to all full-time employees that includes medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, paid sick time, 401(k) with match, company paid life, LTD, short term disability and AD&D insurance, and wellness program.
Job Description: EMH&T is currently looking for a Senior Water Resources Engineer - Flood Hazard Analysis to join our Water Resources team based in our Columbus, OH office.
The Senior Water Resources Engineer - Flood Hazard Analysis is a key member of the EMH&T Water Resources Engineering team. The incumbent will be responsible for the successful scoping, execution, and delivery of riverine flood hazard evaluations and watershed planning documents, either as standalone studies or in support of civil infrastructure design projects. The position requires a highly organized individual, capable of executing multiple assignments under the direction of one or more Project Managers.
The incumbent will provide technical leadership for floodplain modeling and mapping efforts, watershed-scale analyses including the identification of problem areas and remedies, and the analysis and design of sustainable practices such as green infrastructure. Familiarity with local, state and federal regulations pertaining to water quality, floodplain management and dam safety is a key element of this position, as is knowledge of drainage design criteria related to state/federal funded transportation projects.
Working with other EMH&T Water Resources Engineering senior team members, the incumbent will be charged with developing and implementing best practices to maintain quality in EMH&T's flood hazard analysis service delivery. This includes, but is not limited to performing quality control reviews, leading in-house training sessions, maintaining databases of resources and standards, and mentoring junior team members. The incumbent will be expected to participate in relevant trade associations to represent EMH&T and remain abreast of (and preferably drive) emerging trends in the flood risk management field. Candidates will also be required to develop and maintain contacts with public officials and regulatory agencies in the course of their work.
Qualifications: Successful candidates will have a BS in Civil Engineering (or related field) and have their PE in Ohio (or the ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire). Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is preferred. Must have 10+ years of consulting experience in water resource engineering performing hydrologic and hydraulic analysis utilizing current state of practice computer programs.
Candidates must have significant expertise in the use of HEC engineering software, specifically HEC-RAS (1-D and 2-D), HEC-HMS, and GIS-based applications. Experience with additional analysis programs, including HydroCAD and SWMM is preferred.

The essential capabilities associated with this position are:
Ability to communicate technical information accurately, clearly, and concisely to team members and clients.
Candidates must exhibit strong technical writing and verbal communication skills.
Consistent work effort and dependability; attention to detail.
Ability to work independently (self-starter) as well as in a teaming environment.
Ability to apply technical know-how to a diverse range of projects.
Planning and organizational skills; commitment to deadlines and the client.
Ability to communicate and express ideas clearly.
Comments: We take your career as seriously as you doand we strive to provide you with a career journey that incorporates a range of opportunities. We provide the resources, opportunities, feedback, and coaching to allow each individual to develop professionally. In an environment where you can collaborate with and learn from talented professionals, there are no barriers to professional and personal growth.
How To Apply: To apply, send your resume and cover letter to careers@emht.com.
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018

Position Title: Conference and Event Planner
Employer: ASFPM - Madison, WI
Address: 575 D'Onofrio Drive, Suite 200
Madison, WI 53719
Contact Person:
Phone Number: 608-828-3000
Job Location: Madison, WI
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits:
Job Description: RESPONSIBILITIES

Key activities of this position include:

Responsible for scheduling, planning, execution and evaluation of the ASFPM annual conference and other special events (Board/Committee Retreats, Certification Board of Regents Meeting, Specialty conferences and workshops);

Lead site review, selection and negotiation of conference and event contracts, nationally;

Produce and manage hotel specifications, menus, rooming blocks, on-site logistics, audio/visual specifications, offsite functions for attendees, and tracking of inventory of supplies and transportation;

Solicit and develop new sponsors/exhibitors for conferences and other events;

Trains, oversees, and coordinates with the annual conference local host team (State Chapter);

Leads coordination of executive office actions/staff and preparation leading up to the conference/event;

Works in partnership with staff to achieve conference budget goals and meeting budget goals;

Develops and disseminates conference and events marketing and promotional messaging to attendees, participants, sponsors, exhibitors, and partners through email, social media, print communications, and event websites;

Updates and maintains conference website, social media, and sends mass communications pertaining to the event/conference;

Provides regular support and coordination with the Training and E-learning program on Association webinar series, and supports online meetings and webinars as needed;

Support colleagues in coordinating event logistics for and/or assisting in other department needs for projects and other Association objectives.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelors degree or equivalent in relevant field
Three years professional experience with demonstrated event and/or conference examples.
Advanced skills required in Microsoft Office Applications, especially with PowerPoint and Excel
Experience using databases, performing queries

Previous experience maintaining and updating website content
Prior experience creating and updating marketing materials
Personal attributes: Meeting deadlines; exceptional interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication skills; attention to detail; the ability to handle multiple tasks and shifting priorities; ability to handle evening and weekend work in support of events; the ability to work both independently and as part of a team; high level of integrity, diplomacy, and initiative; ability to effectively network, build relationships and coordinate with diverse groups of people from across the country.
Valid Drivers License

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Intermediate to advanced skills working with Adobe Illustrator, In Design, and Photoshop.
Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation a plus.
Comments: The Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) is looking to hire an experienced conference and event planner who loves planning events and has a passion for training peers. The ideal candidate is one who is committed to ASFPMs mission, performs their work with integrity, and builds strong relationships with ASFPM members and non-members alike. The position is a full-time Conference and Event Planner working out of ASFPMs executive office in Madison, Wisconsin. The primary responsibility of this position is to successfully plan and execute ASFPMs annual national conference which trains over 1,200 attendees, as well as executing two to five additional special events and meetings each year. This position coordinates with and supports the ASFPM Training and E-learning program to enhance ASFPMs virtual and in-person training, and conference events.
Please Email to: ingrid@floods.org with the Conference and Event Planner Position as the subject line of your email with the following attachments:

1. Cover letter highlighting your qualifications relevant to the position and salary history.
2. Resume
3. Writing samples including mass email communication, marketing piece (article, brochure, prospectus, flyer, etc.) related to an event you have planned.
How To Apply: Please Email to: ingrid@floods.org - See Comments
Link to online application:
Application Deadline: 11/30/2018

Position Title:
Hazard Mitigation Subject Matter Experts (SME's)
Employer: ICF
Address: 9300 Lee Highway Fairfax, VA 22031
Contact Person: Adriana Brockman
Phone Number: 5714594175
Job Location: Puerto Rico
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits: Offered
Job Description: Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If youre seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICFtogether for tomorrow.

ICF's team in Puerto Rico is growing and we are seeking 15 Hazard Mitigation Subject Matter Experts (SME's) to join our disaster management efforts on the island.

In this position you will be responsible for identifying opportunities for hazard mitigation in accordance of FEMA Sections 404 & 406. Under these responsibilities, you will develop, analyze and prepare mitigation recommendations utilizing FEMA Section 404 & 406 of the Stafford Act. The position generally acts as an advocate for the recipient or sub-recipient and coordinate strategies that comply with FEMA Section 404 & 406 requirements and provide hazard mitigation advice for FEMA Public Assistance recovery for our client. The position will include, but is not limited to the identification, development and review of technical federal applications for structural mitigation projects such as flood proofing structures, elevation of flood prone structures, soil stabilization, storm water management, and other flood control projects. You will position and develop hazard mitigation proposals, and review Project Worksheets (PW) to maximize mitigation participation and funding. These positions are full-time and are located in Puerto Rico.

Role and Responsibilities:
- Review projects to identify and develop hazard mitigation proposals
- Perform visits to site inspections to identify possible mitigation measures
- Coordinate with various Hazard Mitigation staff and the State Hazard Mitigation Officer
- Provide guidance on the FEMA Sections 404 and 406 Hazard Mitigation Programs
- Assist Technical team with development of benefit cost analysis
- Review benefit cost analysis
- Advise on PWs to ensure to maximize mitigation participation and funding
- Optimize procedures and maintain communication and focus
- Maintain, track cases assigned and provide input where necessary in the data management information system
- Review project work sheets to ensure appropriate mitigation measures are included- Excellent customer service skill set, ability to listen and facilitate work through completion
Qualifications: - 10+ years of progressive experience as a Hazard Mitigation SME with knowledge in the ability to employee mitigation techniques for land, construction, engineering, and/or hydrology projects
- Significant experience addressing strategic issues in disaster recovery operations that have complex political and programmatic elements
- Experience in FEMA Section 404 & 406- Public Assistance experience
- Familiar with FEMAs Benefit Cost Analysis (BCA), RS Means cost estimation software & FEMAs cost estimating format
- Must be a U.S. Citizen to obtain FEMA badge
- Must be able to obtain Public Trust clearance including fingerprint, credit and extensive background check
- Candidates must have a valid drivers license and clean driving record

Preferred Skills:
- Bachelors Degree in a related field
- Prior FEMA experience
- Engineering background
Comments:
How To Apply: Online at https://www.icf.com/careers/jobs/R1802426
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018

Position Title: Database Administrator / Web Programmer
Employer: Association of State Floodplain Managers
Address: 575 D'Onofrio Drive
Suite 200
Madison, WI 53719
Contact Person: Chad Berginnis
Phone Number: 6088283000
Job Location: Madison, WI
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule: Full Time
Pay Range:
Benefits: Excellent benefits package
Job Description: The Association of State Floodplain
Managers (ASFPM) seeks an experienced
Database Administrator/Web Programmer
to keep ASFPMs database(s) up and
running smoothly 24/7 as well as to
design, code and improve ASFPMs web
pages, programs and applications.
ASFPM is a national professional non-
profit organization with a mission to reduce
flood losses in the nation and to recognize
the value of the natural functions of
floodplains.

This position would be a key member of
ASFPMs IT team, and would serve as a
backup to the IT Manager in maintaining
ASFPMs IT hardware when the IT
Manager is not available.

RESPONSIBILITIES - Key activities of this
position include:
Design, maintain and improve
database systems and ASFPM web pages
of high availability and quality depending
on end user information needs and views
Minimize database and website
downtimes and manage parameters to
provide fast query responses
Provide proactive and reactive data
management and website support and
training to users
Determine, enforce and document
database & website policies, procedures
and standards
Monitor database performance,
perform tests and evaluations regularly to
ensure data security, privacy and integrity.
Implement changes and apply new
patches and versions when required
Suggest new features to improve
website navigation and operation
Work with contractors as necessary
to ensure consistency with existing
database and web schema/functionality
Stay up to date with industry
developments
Qualifications: The successful candidate must
possess/demonstrate:
Proven work experience as a web
programmer and database administrator
Hand-on experience with various
programming language like .NET, ASP and
MySQL; and web development tools like
WordPress
Hands-on experience with database
standards and end-user applications
Familiarity with database design,
documentation and coding
Attention to detail
Project management skills within a
fast paced work environment
An ability to communicate and work in
a team
BS in a computer discipline or
relevant certification
Comments: This is a full-time position, located in the
ASFPM office in Madison, Wisconsin. A
relocation package is available. Travel is
approximately 5% time. Salary is
commensurate with qualifications and
experience. An outstanding benefits
package include
medical/dental/vision/life/disability
insurance, flexible schedule, up to 5%
retirement contribution in 403(b) plan, and
leave (sick/vacation/maternity or paternity).
ASFPM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Employment will require successfully
passing a background check.
How To Apply: Email cberginnis@floods.org with your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements
Link to online application:
Application Deadline: 11/30/2018

Position Title: Conference and Event Planner
Employer: ASFPM - Madison, WI
Address:
Contact Person:
Phone Number: 608-828-3000
Job Location: Madison, WI
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range:
Benefits:
Job Description: RESPONSIBILITIES

Key activities of this position include:

Responsible for scheduling, planning, execution and evaluation of the ASFPM annual conference and other special events (Board/Committee Retreats, Certification Board of Regents Meeting, Specialty conferences and workshops);

Lead site review, selection and negotiation of conference and event contracts, nationally;

Produce and manage hotel specifications, menus, rooming blocks, on-site logistics, audio/visual specifications, offsite functions for attendees, and tracking of inventory of supplies and transportation;

Solicit and develop new sponsors/exhibitors for conferences and other events;

Trains, oversees, and coordinates with the annual conference local host team (State Chapter);

Leads coordination of executive office actions/staff and preparation leading up to the conference/event;

Works in partnership with staff to achieve conference budget goals and meeting budget goals;

Develops and disseminates conference and events marketing and promotional messaging to attendees, participants, sponsors, exhibitors, and partners through email, social media, print communications, and event websites;

Updates and maintains conference website, social media, and sends mass communications pertaining to the event/conference;

Provides regular support and coordination with the Training and E-learning program on Association webinar series, and supports online meetings and webinars as needed;

Support colleagues in coordinating event logistics for and/or assisting in other department needs for projects and other Association objectives.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelors degree or equivalent in relevant field
Three years professional experience with demonstrated event and/or conference examples.
Advanced skills required in Microsoft Office Applications, especially with PowerPoint and Excel
Experience using databases, performing queries

Previous experience maintaining and updating website content
Prior experience creating and updating marketing materials
Personal attributes: Meeting deadlines; exceptional interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication skills; attention to detail; the ability to handle multiple tasks and shifting priorities; ability to handle evening and weekend work in support of events; the ability to work both independently and as part of a team; high level of integrity, diplomacy, and initiative; ability to effectively network, build relationships and coordinate with diverse groups of people from across the country.
Valid Drivers License

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Intermediate to advanced skills working with Adobe Illustrator, In Design, and Photoshop.
Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation a plus.
Comments: The Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) is looking to hire an experienced conference and event planner who loves planning events and has a passion for training peers. The ideal candidate is one who is committed to ASFPMs mission, performs their work with integrity, and builds strong relationships with ASFPM members and non-members alike. The position is a full-time Conference and Event Planner working out of ASFPMs executive office in Madison, Wisconsin. The primary responsibility of this position is to successfully plan and execute ASFPMs annual national conference which trains over 1,200 attendees, as well as executing two to five additional special events and meetings each year. This position coordinates with and supports the ASFPM Training and E-learning program to enhance ASFPMs virtual and in-person training, and conference events.
Please Email to: ingrid@floods.org with the Conference and Event Planner Position as the subject line of your email with the following attachments:

1. Cover letter highlighting your qualifications relevant to the position and salary history.
2. Resume
3. Writing samples including mass email communication, marketing piece (article, brochure, prospectus, flyer, etc.) related to an event you have planned.
How To Apply: Please Email to: ingrid@floods.org - See Comments
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Application Deadline: 11/30/2018

Position Title: Postdoc Research - Philadelphia, PA
Employer: Wharton Risk Mgmt and Decision Processes
Address: 3918 Chestnut St., Suite 130
St. Leonards Court
Contact Person: Dana Allison
Phone Number: 2155731188
Job Location: Philadelphia, PA
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: flexible
Pay Range: 60k
Benefits: tbd
Job Description: The Center for Risk Management and Decision Processes at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is seeking applicants for one or two postdoctoral research positions. The Center seeks applicants with expertise in economic analysis of natural hazards, man-made risks, climate change adaptation, and building resilience of households and communities to extreme events. We seek applicants with background in empirical economics, risk analysis, insurance markets, and/or decision-making. Postdoctoral fellows must have received their PhD in the last two years. Appointments are for two years, subject to a year 1 review. Post-doctoral fellows are expected to spend part of their time on Center projects under the direction of Center director(s) and part of their time on their own research.

Location: Philadelphia, PA USA
Starting date: Summer 2019
Length: 1-2 years (based on year 1 evaluation)

How to apply: Please email your C.V., 1 or 2 representative publications or working papers and 2 letters of recommendation to Dana Allison (danaalli@wharton.upenn.edu). Please reference Postdoc Research in the subject field. Applicants must have a Ph.D. (expected completion by the summer of 2019 is acceptable) from an accredited institution. Incomplete applications will not be considered. We plan to undertake first-round interviews in early January either via video-conference or at the ASSA meetings. For full consideration, please submit all materials by mid-December.

About the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center
For three decades, the Center for Risk Management and Decision Processes at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has been at the forefront of basic and applied research to promote effective corporate and public policies for low probability events with potentially catastrophic consequences. Building on the disciplines of economics, finance, insurance, marketing, psychology and decision sciences, the Center supports and undertakes field and experimental studies of risk and uncertainty to better understand the linkage between descriptive and prescriptive approaches under various regulatory and market conditions. The Center now includes 70 faculty, research fellows and visiting scholars from all over the world to undertake large-scale initiatives. Providing expertise and a neutral environment for discussion, the Center team is also concerned with training decision makers and promoting a dialogue among industry, governments, interest groups and academics through its research and policy publications and through sponsored seminars and forums. For more information, visit http://riskcenter.wharton.upenn.edu/.


The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Women, minority candidates, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
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How To Apply: Please email your C.V., 1 or 2 representative publications or working papers and 2 letters of recommendation to Dana Allison (danaalli@wharton.upenn.edu). Please reference Postdoc Research in the subject field. Applicants must have a Ph.D. (expected com
Link to online application:
Application Deadline: 12/15/2018

Position Title:
Engineer - Civil
Employer: City of Portland, OR
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Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
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Pay Range: $45.49 - $55.28
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Job Description: The City of Portland is seeking candidates for multiple civil engineer positions to support the planning, design, construction, and other aspects of our public infrastructure. Civil Engineers complete complex engineering assignments requiring the use of judgment and initiative in developing solutions to problems, interpreting policies, and determining work assignments. Civil Engineers have a variety of professional engineering responsibilities depending on the Bureau and Division they work within.

Examples of Civil Engineers responsibilities include:
Serve as a project engineer on difficult, complex projects
Perform advanced professional project management
Perform specialized engineering
Apply advanced engineering knowledge to the solution of planning, design, maintenance, improvement and construction problems pertaining to the City's infrastructure and private development
Planning future system needs
Oversee, coordinate and review the work of professional and technical personnel
Developing, implementing and monitoring major construction and/or developer projects, from inception to completion
Perform advanced professional construction management
Perform specialized developer/building plan reviews
May seal engineering plans with manager authorization
Perform related duties as assigned
Qualifications: 1.Knowledge of theory, principles and practices of civil engineering design and project management.
2.Knowledge of principles and practices of contract administration and project management and evaluation.
3.Experience planning and managing difficult engineering-related projects.
4.Experience performing difficult technical research and analyzing complex engineering and mathematical problems, evaluating alternatives and recommending or adopting effective courses of action.
5.Experience reviewing, preparing or directing the preparation of complex plans and specifications.
6.Knowledge of principles, modern techniques and equipment used in design, construction and maintenance of various public works projects.
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How To Apply: Apply through link provided.
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 1/21/2019

Position Title:
FEMA Project Specialist
Employer: Stantec - Multiple Locations
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Job Location: Multiple Locations
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. Were a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work thats critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking individuals in various office locations with experience in FEMA's Risk MAP, TARC or HMTAP programs or other floodplain management and risk reduction initiatives. Responsibilities will include supporting all aspects of FEMA Risk MAP projects such as regulatory and non-regulatory product development, hazard mitigation planning, technical assistance, research and risk communication.
Qualifications: Your Capabilities and Credentials

Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and have a strong understanding of risk communication, mitigation planning or floodplain management.

Ideal candidates should have at least 2-years' experience with some or all of the following: riverine modeling, coastal modeling, hazard mitigation technical assistance, research and design expertise, FIRM and FIS development, GIS, hazard mitigation plan development, grant writing or other floodplain related activities.

Being a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is a plus.

Direct project experience with public outreach and communication meetings is also desired.

Candidate must have a degree in engineering, geography, environmental science or other related field.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each others talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Comments: Please click on the link to apply and view the available locations.
How To Apply: Click on link below to apply
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 11/24/2018

Position Title:
FEMA Project Manager
Employer: Stantec - Multiple Locations
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Job Location: Multiple Locations
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
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Job Description: Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. Were a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work thats critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking individuals in various office locations with experience in FEMA's Risk MAP, TARC or HMTAP programs or other floodplain management and risk reduction initiatives. Responsibilities will include supporting all aspects of FEMA Risk MAP projects such as regulatory and non-regulatory product development, hazard mitigation planning, technical assistance, research and risk communication.
Qualifications: Your Capabilities and Credentials

Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and have a strong understanding of risk communication, mitigation planning or floodplain management.

Ideal candidates should have at least 5 years' experience with some or all of the following: riverine modeling, coastal modeling, hazard mitigation technical assistance, research and design expertise, FIRM and FIS development, GIS, hazard mitigation plan development, grant writing or other floodplain related activities.

Being a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is a plus.

Direct project experience with public outreach and communication meetings is also desired.

Candidate must have a degree in engineering, geography, environmental science or other related field.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each others talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Comments: Please click on link to apply and view all available locations.
How To Apply: Click on link below to apply
Link to online application: Click Here
Application Deadline: 11/24/2018





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