May 27, 2019

Emergency Planner

  • Darley Consulting, Inc.
  • U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 130 228th Street S.W. Bothell, Washington, 98021
Contractor Government

Job Description

We are hiring for experienced and qualified Senior Planners for the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Project: This project will update the Alaska Response Plan which is an annex to the Regional All Hazards Plan (AHP).

Period of Performance: The project will likely start in late May or June 2019. The period of performance will be one year (12 months).

Travel: This project will include multiple funded trips to Alaska.


U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
130 228th Street S.W.
Bothell, Washington, 98021

Senior Planner


  • Leads a planning team through the FEMA six-step planning process to develop deliberate plans that describe and detail a federal concept of operations to respond to and recover from catastrophic disasters.
  • Responsible for leading all aspects of team support to FEMA planning efforts.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for contractor team work assignments and reporting.
  • Ensures deliverables are on schedule, consistent with FEMA doctrine/guidance, and meet Performance Work Statement requirements.
  • Assists in the preparation and writing of the scenario, fact sheets, Information Analysis Briefs, plan Courses of Action, Course of Action Decision Brief, and the final plan.
  • Assists with the planning, preparation, and facilitation of working group sessions.
  • Monitors and identifies threats to contract progress and assists FEMA in developing effective remedial action.
  • Provides updates on project status, deliverables, and project management.


Project Management  



Security Clearance

Requires Security Clearance

Job Requirements

Minimum/General Experience:

  • Ten (10) years of emergency management experience and five (5) years of supervisory experience.
  • State-level or higher emergency management experience preferred.
  • Documented comprehensive understanding of emergency management response and recovery programs and FEMA’s role in coordinating the Federal assistance to support state and local partners.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the six-step planning process, operational planning within the context of deliberate planning, and emergency management exercise programs and principles.
  • A documented work history demonstrating success at increasing levels of responsibility; project complexity in the areas of disaster response and recovery planning, including supervisory and team leadership positions as well as knowledge of team member roles; and familiarity with the management of government contracts.
  • A demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate and collaborate with planning partners or other multidisciplinary teams is highly desirable.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree.

Personnel must qualify for a U.S. Secret clearance and a FEMA badge. Financial burdens may preclude clearance issue.

Resumes must be received NLT 31 May 2019.

Darley Consulting, Inc.

700 Milam Street

Suite 1300

Houston, Texas 77002

(832) 871-5055

Darley Consulting, Inc. is a U.S. Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).

Member of National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA).

Member of International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC).

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