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Senior FEMA Water Resources Planner

  1. Atlanta, Calverton, Raleigh, Austin, Lynnwood
R-112352

Why join us?

We are hiring! AtkinsRéalis is seeking a Senior FEMA Water Resources Planner to join our Lynnwood, WA office, or other US locations - option to work remotely.  

About Us

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Applies knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program, Risk MAP, and Community Rating System (CRS) by providing communications, training, and technical support to clients and community stakeholders for FEMA Regional offices and state/community clients. Candidates must have a thorough understanding of floodplain management, hazard mitigation, and risk communication principles as well as demonstrated experience authoring related publications.
  • Supporting the floodplain management, training, outreach, and special projects lead, duties include technical writing; document publication and editing; audio/video editing; NFIP-related technical assistance; ordinance review; SharePoint site administration; database maintenance; and training coordination, facilitation, development, and delivery.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in planning or a related field, or 10 years of related work experience. Ideal candidates will have at least 5 years of experience with a combination of floodplain development/permit review, ordinance enforcement, hazard mitigation plan development, training development, and public information or outreach related activities. Completion of FEMA’s EMI E273 course (or equivalent). Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is preferred.

Specialized Skills:

  • Thorough understanding of the National Flood Insurance Program, Risk MAP, and CRS.
  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills; outstanding attention to detail.
  • Prior experience developing training course content, outreach materials, written publications, and presentations.
  • Prior experience with audio and video editing.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft 365 (Office): Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, SharePoint, etc.
  • Proficiency with online communication and meeting tools (MS Teams, Skype, WebEx, Zoom, and Adobe Connect).
  • Familiarity with ArcGIS and MS Project is preferred.
  • Graphic design experience is preferred.

Professional Registrations:

  • Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM)

Additional Requirements:

  • FEMA PTS, CTP, or CAP-SSSE programs knowledge a plus.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes.
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

Expected compensation range is between $80,000 - $110,000 annually OR $38.00 - $53.00 hourly depending on skills, experience, and geographical location.

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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