The Cadmus Group

Emergency Management Specialist

5 months ago
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At Cadmus, our Homeland Security Sector provides clients with pragmatic solutions to their most important analytical and policy challenges. We bring together a team of outstanding professionals who have earned a reputation of responsive and client-focused support for a wide range of homeland security, intelligence, and counterterrorism agencies at all levels of government. Our client-oriented approach, coupled with our profound and relevant subject-matter expertise, enables us to bring an incisive edge to solving the most critical national security problems.


 Our Homeland Security Sector is seeking an experienced subject-matter expert with knowledge and experience in emergency management and FEMA programs and policy to serve as a Specialist in our rapidly growing organization. Successful candidates must demonstrate professional emergency management experience including both a theoretical and technical understanding of FEMA’s missions, functions, and programs; including Office of Response and Recovery doctrine.


Candidates should have experience leading multi-disciplinary working groups, facilitating meetings, and delivering presentations. Specialists apply their subject-matter expertise to a variety of projects that require a unique skillset and methodological approach. They are responsible for developing, evaluating, and explaining technical methodologies, often while working with non-technical audiences. Specialists frequently contribute to both business development and direct client-support efforts. Individuals with at least 5 years of professional experience and a drive for success are highly encouraged to apply.



Client Support

  • Generate analytical assessments, policies, reports, memoranda, and presentations tailored to provide concise, clear, and easily-consumable information for senior public and private sector clients
  • Lead multi-disciplinary working groups, facilitate meetings, and deliver presentations
  • Ensure outcomes that satisfy client requirements (i.e., accomplishing the required deliverables on time and to the client’s satisfaction)

Business Development

  • Secure follow-on work with existing clients
  • Contribute to development and/or enhancement of company capabilities
  • Coach team members to foster a shared understanding of the principles of emergency management
  • Provide effective support for the development of proposals


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in emergency management discipline (Master’s Degree may be substituted for 2 years of experience)
  • Established professional emergency management experience including an understanding of FEMA’s missions, functions, programs, and Office of Response and Recovery doctrine
  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in our Homeland Security Sector’s core work areas (e.g., policy, planning, exercise coordination, emergency management, risk management, homeland security, etc.)
  • Demonstrated progressive responsibility in program and personnel management duties
  • Willingness to be subjected to a security investigation and, if required, the ability to meet the eligibility requirements needed to gain access to classified information

Required Skills and Knowledge Areas:

  • Develop and maintain subject-matter expertise in a domain that supports Cadmus’ corporate objectives
  • Conduct effective written and verbal communications
  • Provide administrative management that promotes professional development for staff while supporting Cadmus’ human capital standards
  • Conduct effective research and analysis
  • Develop client-ready products
  • Demonstrate successful task prioritization and management skills
  • Demonstrate quality assurance and quality control of products
  • Demonstrate professionalism and sound judgment in interactions with clients and colleagues

To Apply:

Candidates should submit a resume, writing sample (2-3 pages), and a cover letter explaining interest and relevant qualifications.

Cadmus is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected group status.
To learn more about Cadmus, visit our website



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