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Senior Public Assistance Professional

Hagerty Consulting in New York, NY, USA

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Hagerty Consulting ( is one of the nation’s leading emergency management and homeland security consulting firms. Known for its public spirit, innovative thinking, problem solving, and exceptional people, Hagerty is sought after to work on some of the largest, most complex, crisis and emergency management issues. Our services are focused on creating more resilient/sustainable jurisdictions, developing whole community operational plans, supporting recovery eligibility after disasters, and obtaining billion-dollar federal loans and grants..

Do you want to help communities recover from disasters while working in a dynamic environment for a growing consulting firm? Hagerty Consulting, Inc., a nationally recognized, comprehensive homeland security and emergency management consulting firm focused on helping clients prepare for and recover from disasters, has immediate needs for talented professionals.

Responsibilities Include:

As a Public Assistance professional will participate in and/or lead project initiatives for federal, state and/or local clients related to FEMA Public Assistance. Work may include, but is not limited to: program management, development of federal grant applications, capabilities assessments, gap analyses, PW (project) formulation, review and improvement of plans, documents, manuals, policies, and procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in of the following;
    • Architecture, Engineering or construction management
    • Accounting
    • Cost Estimating
    • Environmental and Historic Preservation
    • Section 406 Mitigation
    • Section 428 PAAP
    • Insurance
    • Project Management/Applicant Relations
    • Hazard Mitigation
    • Grants Management
    • Or a FEMA/Emergency Management Related Field
  • Experience developing damage estimates, scopes of work, and cost estimates for FEMA Project Worksheets
  • Understanding of, and experience with, FEMA’s New PA Delivery Model, Grants Manager, and Grants Portal
  • Experience working for FEMA, grantee, or subgrantee to implement FEMA’s Public Assistance program.
  • Experience effectively working with or managing a team;
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills to produce technically and programmatically sound deliverables with little oversight (writing sample is pre-requisite);
  • Must have high proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products to self-produce materials; and
Additional Qualifications
  • Consulting experience at the federal, state, local level of government, universities and/or private sector;
  • Experience managing projects of various sizes, to include developing a project plan, managing a team, creating and managing project budgets, and presenting deliverables to a client;
  • Proven ability to conduct polished business development, provide excellent customer service, and maintain client/professional relationships/partnerships; and
  • Master’s Degree pertinent to emergency management, accounting, finance, engineering, public administration, business administration, or similar field.

Hagerty Consulting, Inc. is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program. Hagerty Consulting does not discriminate based on the following protected categories: Race, Color, Creed, Religion, National Origin, Ancestry, Age, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity (transgender status), Domestic Partner Status, Marital Status, Disability, AIDS/HIV Status, Height, and/or Weight.

Posted date: 21 days ago

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