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Two Rivers Emergency Management, LLC Emergency Management Contractor in Des Moines, Iowa

Two Rivers Emergency Management is an emergency management consulting and contracting firm for the private and public sectors. We are looking to add additional emergency management contractors to our database of available contracted professionals. We are looking for contractors that are open to innovation, can adapt to change, are teamwork driven, and the ability to articulate emergency management concepts into verbal and written formats.

As a contractor for Two Rivers Emergency Management, you may be tasked with the updating/formatting of plans, conducting research, developing/facilitating training and exercises, and many other tasks for our government and healthcare clients. These tasks primarily work remotely however, there may be opportunities/needs for on-site visits with clients.

Potential Responsibilities

  • Provide technical assistance in the development/update of emergency operations plans, policies, procedures/guidelines

  • Conduct/develop training and exercises

  • Prepare reports on grant-funded activities

  • Brief senior and elected officials

  • Prepare presentations

  • Lead, coordinate, or participate in multi-disciplinary groups, activities, and meetings

  • Draft letters, memorandums, and policy recommendations

  • Analyze documentation for identification of improvement areas

  • Perform other tasked duties

Required Skills

  • General knowledge of Federal, State, and local governmental organizational structures and relationships

  • Ability to effectively organize work, determine priorities, establish and monitor timelines, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision

  • Ability to effectively access and utilize computerized systems and equipment to complete assigned tasks, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; Adobe Acrobat; and other systems/programs needed

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with TREM staff, professional peers, the general public, and the ability to effectively work as a team and on individual tasks

  • Strong and effective spoken and written (English) communication skills, including the ability to prepare and deliver presentations to groups in a variety of venues

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in emergency management, urban planning, public administration, or other related programs

  • Demonstrated experience in Emergency Management

  • Possession of a valid driver's license

  • At a minimum, the following FEMA courses, IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, and IS-800


  • Knowledge of all-hazards planning

  • Demonstrated knowledge of FEMA planning guides/policies, including CPG 101

  • Experience with Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA)

  • Experience with the Emergency Management Accreditation Program

  • Security Clearance

  • Master's Degree

  • Possession of Emergency Management-related certification

  • Knowledge of CGC 1 and 2

  • Involvement in post-disaster recovery planning

  • Experience with hazard mitigation planning

  • Ability to read, write, and speak Spanish

  • Knowledge of grant programs; Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA)

  • FEMA ICS 300, 400, Professional Development Series, Master Exercise Practitioner

  • Knowledge of the Stafford Act and the Public Assistance program

  • WebEOC development experience

  • EOC or incident/event operations experience

Note: Not all of the items listed in the preferences are required in order to submit your resume. Above all we are looking for people who are willing to push the limits and learn new things in the emergency management profession. We believe experience supports your perspective, attitude, and drive. This is an as needed, remote, position to build a list of potential sub contractors for use on future projects. You may apply to multiple opportunities listed on our career page.