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DCI - Immediate U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Job Openings

06 March 2018

Darley Consulting, Inc. has immediate job openings for U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Mid-level Planners at the following FEMA regions.

FEMA Region IX: Oakland, CA
FEMA Region III: Philadelphia, PA
FEMA Region III: Washington, DC


Mid-Level Planner - Job Requirements

Responsibilities: Member of a planning team that executes 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. 

  • Team action planner for the close coordination between staff and stakeholders to maintain collaborative team member contact information, track tasks/actions, and coordinate preparation, execution, and after-action notes for collaborative sessions (leader meetings, work groups, updates).
  • Conducts research and analysis to support deliverables preparation Assists with and facilitates work groups throughout the project.
  • Assists with plan refinement, tabletop exercise implementation, and plan socialization.

Minimum Experience:        

  • Four (4) years of emergency management experience Documented understanding of the FEMA six-step planning process, emergency management exercise programs, and principles.
  • Documented understanding of emergency management response and recovery programs and FEMA’s role in coordinating the Federal assistance to support state and local partners.
  • Successful completion of Incident Command System (ICS) and National Incident Management System (NIMS) courses (such as through FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute classroom and/or on-line training programs) and recognized training and/or education in business, urban, military, and emergency management planning State-level or higher emergency management experience preferred.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree


FEMA Region IX: Oakland, CA.

Project Description: This effort will serve to update, maintain and improve the existing Region IX Region Southern California (So-Cal) Catastrophic Earthquake Response Plan developed pursuant to the six step planning process detailed in the FEMA Operational Planning Manual with the goal of having an executable and complete plan that is ready to be socialized and implemented during the upcoming Great California Shakeout Response Exercise.

Place of Performance: FEMA Region IX Regional Office 1111 Broadway, Ste. 1200, Oakland, CA 94607

Duration: 12-14 months (approximate)


FEMA Region III: Philadelphia, PA.

Project Description:  This project will provide readiness planning, technical assistance, and project management services to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Response Directorate and Region III in operational readiness planning for the development of a Coordinated FEMA Region III, District of Columbia, Commonwealth of Virginia, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, State of Maryland, State of Delaware, and State of West Virginia Hurricane Response Operations Plan that will serve as an annex to the Region III All Hazards Plan.

Place of Performance: FEMA Region III Regional Office at 615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA.

Duration: 12-14 months (approximate).


FEMA Region III: Washington, DC.

Project Description:  This project will first validate and test the private sector food distributors’ capability of providing meals and general feeding capacity in austere conditions in the aftermath of a major disaster. Results from the analysis and exercise will be used to develop national-level guidance that informs future regional and national operational plans to ensure they adequately reflect logistics feeing capabilities with the all hazards construct.

Place of Performance: FEMA Headquarters at 500 C St. SW, Washington DC.

Duration: 12-14 months (approximate).


All candidates must be able to qualify for a U.S. Secret clearance.

If you are interested in these assignments or would like more information, please send your resume and/or questions to:


Darley Consulting, Inc.
700 Milam, Suite 1300
Houston, Texas 77002

(832) 871-5055


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