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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Herndon, Virginia

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Job Description

ATCS is looking for a highly motivated, knowledgeable Emergency Management Professional for the role of EMS Specialist Mid or Senior within our Emergency Management Services department.

This role is part of our operations for emergency management preparedness, planning, mitigation, response, and recovery needs for our federal clients. We are looking for an experienced person in analysis of Emergency Management (EM) program requirements and broad emergency management experience at the local and federal level managing incidents. This position will report to an office around the National Capital Region. This is a hybrid role and requires 3 days in the ATCS office or at the client site, with 2 days working remotely.

Duties include:

  • Support strategic plan implementation while ensuring different efforts across Components, Offices, Regions, and Programs are aligned to the highest priorities of the Agency and the Department.
  • Support the monitoring, analysis, and reporting of performance to identify successes, challenges, and potential risks and help recommend potential courses of action to leadership.
  • Lead Performance management tools, including Power Bi and Tableau-based Performance Dashboard(s).
  • Support the development of performance measures, key performance indicators, and development of assessment plans to measure performance.
  • Support across a range of emergency management programs and results in a comprehensive and cohesive strategic framework, to include evolving priorities from the Department of Homeland Security and the Presidential Administration.
  • Utilize a data-driven process to identify and track emerging EM trends expected to impact the EM mission space, including emerging technology. Monitor global sources to provide alternative points of view and multiple scenarios for analysis.
  • Provide both qualitative and quantitative reporting to support the analysis. Experience in emergency management planning, mitigation, preparedness, and resiliency projects.
  • Act as client interface, maintains clear understanding of client and partner needs and programs within the area served. Support customers in defining needs, finding solutions, and resolving issues.


  • Bachelor's Degree + 3 years (MID) or Bachelor's + 6 years (Senior) of relevant experience
  • Must be eligible for US Government Public Trust Clearance
  • Demonstrated experience supporting incidents of national significance for various types of natural and man-made crisis.
  • Documented experience in emergency management planning, preparedness, response, recovery, mitigation, and resiliency projects at the state or federal level.
  • Experience interpreting and resolving conflicts, and/ or complex policy and programs.
  • Strong aptitude in using computers and O365 SharePoint
  • Experience researching and preparing materials and conducting training and/or presentations on project or program objectives.
  • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing


  • Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) certification
  • Master’s degree in related fields
  • PMP or AICP certifications highly favored
  • Experience in contemporary analysis and visualization tools capable of developing, managing, and maintaining dashboards (e.g., Tableau and Power BI).
  • Work in human-centered design (UI/UX), data management, reporting, and dashboard creation in service delivery.

We kindly request you please submit your resume along with an overview of your demonstrated accomplishment in formulating and applying policy to field operations and broad emergency management experience at local and federal level managing incidents. Describe experience planning, developing, coordinating, and/or implementing projects; advising management on the most complex and critical emergency management policy matters; evaluate emergency management program operations and making recommendations for improvement, including adoption of climate and resiliency measures; resolving major conflicts in emergency management policy and program objectives; planning studies and recommending methods for enhancing the efficiency of emergency management systems.

ATCS, PLC is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. ATCS, PLC is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request a reasonable accommodation, contact Caitlin Crockett, MBA, SPHR at