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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Emergency Manager (ID# 48406) in Orlando, Florida

Emergency Manager (ID# 48406) Orlando, FL

Category: Project Management

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 7-15

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

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 a Remote or Office Based Emergency Manager for our Emergency Management Practice. This position could work out of Raleigh, NC; Columbia, SC; Orlando, FL; or Richmond, VA.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leading Emergency Management (preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery) projects, field operations, and emergency management staff

  • Performing in lead role in Emergency Operations Center and/or Field Staging Area operations prior to, during, and post disaster.

  • Lead Emergency Management strategic business development pursuits

  • Leading Strategic Initiatives within the Emergency Management Practice

  • Lead preparedness activities (including exercises) as well post-event activities (including After Action Reviews) for the Emergency Management team

Job Requirements

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Emergency Management, Public Administration, or equivalent experience in the area of expertise; experience may be substituted for the required education

  • 7-15 years experience in Emergency/Disaster/Crisis management

  • Advanced knowledge of Emergency management principles, including but not limited to Emergency Preparedness, Mitigation, Response and Recovery operations

  • Proven leadership, staff supervision and management skills

  • Travel Required - Must be able to deploy with little or no advance notice to anywhere in the United State and its territories for an extended period of time.

  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening

  • This role is subject to a client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of the client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Emergency Management, Public Administration, or similar/related concentration

  • Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) registration

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) registration

  • Previous experience in government entities and/or military


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

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 (and all of its US companies) 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.

WSP USA (and all of its US companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.