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Hazard Mitigation Planner

Plexos Group Baton Rouge, LA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $70,000 to $80,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Plexos Group is seeking Hazard Mitigation Planners to become an integral part of our team! As a Hazard Mitigation Planner, you will support the development and implementation of the Community Development Block Grant – Mitigation Action Plans (CDBG-MIT) which require coordination and alignment with state and local hazard mitigation plans.

Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of experience with the development of state/territory and/or local hazard mitigation plans
  • Ability to comprehensively analyze disaster risks to support data-informed investments with focus upon repetitive loss of property and critical infrastructure
  • Quantitatively assess the significant potential impacts and risks of hazards affecting the following:
    • Safety and Security
    • Communications
    • Food, Water, Sheltering
    • Transportation
    • Health and Medical
    • Hazardous Material (Management)
    • Energy (Power & Fuel)
  • Assist in the development and adoption of policies that reflect local and regional priorities having long-lasting effects on community risk reduction, including risk reduction to community lifelines and decreasing future disaster costs;
  • Proactively identify opportunities and resources to leverage program funding, create private/public partnerships, and coordinate with other agencies to build long term capacity to carry out CDBG-MIT activities.
  • Experience conducting FEMA Benefit Cost Analyses (BCA) for large-scale infrastructure projects is preferred.
  • Must have previous experience with disaster recovery and hazard mitigation.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze existing community hazard mitigation plans and coordinate the integration of relevant data into CDBG-MIT Action Plans.

  • Assist in the development of mitigation needs assessments that address local and regional priorities having long-lasting effects on risk reduction and capacity building of the community to respond to future disasters.

  • Assist in the development of CDBG-MIT funding allocation strategies and design of programs that address mitigation needs while achieving compliance will all federal, state and local requirements.
  • Support local CDBG-MIT advisory committees to provide ongoing input and support to CDBG-MIT initiatives as approved in the Action Plan.
  • Review proposed CDBG-MIT projects for cost-effectiveness, project feasibility, and compliance with HUD requirements, CDBG-MIT Action Plan and program policies.

Travel:

Up to 25%

Plexos Group

Why Work Here?

Great pay, lots of opportunities!

The Plexos Group, LLC employs the most experienced and innovative professionals in the field of disaster recovery management who have completed similar work for municipal, state, and federal agencies. Our project team has more than 100 years of combined experience in managing disaster recovery and has led disaster recovery programs in excess of $25 billion.

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