CDM Smith Management Specialist 5 in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Job Description:

CDM Smith is seeking a Management Specialist to primarily support FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Technical Assistance Program, FEMA’s Public Assistance Program, and other related contracts with the U.S. This opportunity is slated for an emerging professional ready to take on increasing responsibilities under the mentorship of more senior staff. Projects include providing technical assistance to FEMA grant programs, engineering services, policy and guidance development support, and environmental compliance activities with both HQ and the Regions. Projects are located throughout the U.S. and its territories.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supporting technical and programmatic support to multiple FEMA programs nationwide.

  • Supporting Project Managers in the execution of projects to successfully meeting required scope, schedule and budget.

  • Providing direct support to clients and program stakeholders.

  • Serving as a technical and programmatic resource for other staff in the development of quality deliverables.

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Management Specialist 5



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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or technical discipline; MBA/MA degree preferred.

  • 7-10 years of work related experience; specialized knowledge of management consulting practices, supervisory capability and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Previous FEMA program experience.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be able to pass an FBI background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous FEMA Public Assistance, Hazard Mitigation Assistance, RiskMAP and/or Building Science experience.

  • Knowledge of FEMA’s Benefit Cost Analysis Tool.

  • P.E. (Professional Engineer) and/or Certified Floodplain Manager certification.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith 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, or protected veteran status.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

Puerto Rico - San Juan

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position