FEMA-Disaster Response NEPA Specialists

Dewberry - United States3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $57,000 - $80,000 a year
Job Description
FEMA-Disaster Response NEPA Specialists (Nationwide)

Are you looking for a chance to help your country with disaster related work? Why not get onboard with Dewberry? We have been supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on disaster response and recovery assignments for over 25 years. Dewberry is offering a wide range of career opportunities to those who want more than a job. Would you like to be a member of our professional team that's committed to excellence and integrity? Under an open-end A/E technical assistance contract, Dewberry is providing field assessments, engineer evaluations inspections of damaged public infrastructure, cost estimates, mitigation project evaluation, debris monitoring, environmental services, and design services on an on-call basis in the wake of natural and man-made disasters, including acts of terrorism on behalf of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) throughout the United States including the Caribbean and Pacific territories.

Dewberry is currently searching for highly qualified NEPA Specialists for our on-call team. Candidates selected must be U.S. Citizens and able to successfully pass a Federal background investigation, to include financial and criminal history. Successful candidates must be able to commit to a 6-12 month assignment in remote locations working in excess of 50 hours per week.

NEPA Specialists will serve as technical specialists involved in complex environmental programs that might include a variety of controversial and non-controversial components. Specialists will plan, coordinate, monitor, conduct, and complete environmental reviews for FEMA funded projects under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and all other applicable environmental and preservation laws, executive orders, regulations and other statutes.

Required Skills & Required Experience
Bachelor’s degree in related environmental field from an accredited university
Minimum of 2 years of full-time professional experience in field of study
Prior FEMA Public Assistance experience in preferred
Must have experience conducting environmental reviews, identify project-specific environmental concerns that FEMA may need to address, provide technical assistance to managers and other personnel on environmental compliance responsibilities.
Specialist must have comprehensive knowledge and/or experience with the Federal laws and statues including:
NEPA, the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, Endangered Species Act, Coastal Barrier Resources Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, E.O. 11593 Cultural Environmental; National Historic Preservation Act, Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and E.O. 12898 Environmental Justice
Knowledge of statues, regulations, licensing/permitting requirements for planning, implementing, or monitoring environmental programs and services.
Floodplain experience is a plus but not required
Must have excellent verbal and technical writing skills
Proficient with MS Office Suite applications (Word, Excel)
Must be able to work in team environment
Valid driver’s license required
Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.
  • Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.