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Emergency Manager (Transit Authority)

Tetra Tech, Inc.
Chicago, IL 60602
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Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

Tetra Tech, Inc. is seeking an Emergency Manager with 5 - 10 yrs experience to work in either our Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, CA, or Chantilly, VA office to provide consulting support to various transit authorities and local governments nationwide.

This position will involve providing technical support in the areas of emergency management, security/vulnerability assessments, business continuity, and other-transit related initiatives. Employee will primarily be responsible for supporting the development of system-wide vulnerability assessments; transit agency, local, state and regional emergency response and recovery plans, as well as developing HSEEP-compliant training and exercise programs. Activities may include hazard identification and risk assessment, research of best management practices, exercise design and control, after action reporting, facilitation of stakeholder meetings, drafting of plans and procedures, training on the use of the Incident Command System, collecting and analyzing data, and response plan development to describe concepts of operations, mutual aid, regional coordination, emergency public information, resource management and logistics.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum 5 years experience in emergency management or public safety with documented success serving transit clients. An understanding of Transportation Security Administration, state and Federal (49 Part 659/674) regulation requirements is preferred. Must be highly motivated, customer focused and work well in a team environment. Must be able to be a self-starter and solutions-orientated worker. Excellent communication (both written and verbal) skills are essential. Must have knowledge of national emergency management trends and transit-system initiatives. Travel, work in client offices, oral presentations, and written report preparation will be required. Candidate will manage project schedules and budgets, will interface directly with clients, and will also assist in marketing, proposal writing, and other business development activities. Must have the ability to work in an unsupervised environment. Must be able to drive a motor vehicle and pass a motor vehicle records check.

Certified Emergency Manager, Physical Security Professional (PSP), Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and/or Master Exercise Practitioner credentials are preferred. DHS Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) training is also required.

BS/Masters in Public Administration, Emergency Management, Threat Response, Communications, Political Science or related discipline. Travel is required and varies based on project requirements; may include weekend travel and work.

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits . F or more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com . To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers .

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies

Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-29
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