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ACCOUNTING, ECONOMICS and/or FINANCIAL Management
Download Job Announcement Apply Now Posted March 10, 2015

Hagerty Consulting, Inc., a nationally recognized, comprehensive Homeland Security and Emergency Management firm focused on helping clients prepare for and recover from disasters, has an immediate need in hiring! We are looking for candidates with professional experience in accounting, economics, or finance to join its New York City Hurricane Sandy Recovery Project.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The ideal candidate should have proven ability in public sector accounting, financial management, financial systems management, grant and loan programs, internal controls, budget formulation and execution, and/or financial reporting protocols and analyses. Ideal candidates should have advanced knowledge and/or experience with the following:

• Collect, analyze, organize and summarize financial data.
• Perform extensive reviews of financial documentation including, but not limited to, grants, A/R & A/P records, invoices, POs, requisitions, proofs of payment, withdrawals, contracts, etc.
• Develop methodologies to accurately account for eligible disaster-related costs and streamline delivery of disaster funds and services.
• Reconcile federal and state grants, cost estimates, audits and other products that support disaster response and recovery efforts.
• Ensure compliance with standard accounting/procurement principles as well as with the applicable laws, rules, regulations, etc.

The candidate must be comfortable interacting directly with clients, senior managers and executives. Must be prepared for intense, challenging work environment and be experienced working in a team atmosphere but be able to deliver independently.
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Desired Qualifications -
• Bachelor or Master Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or Economics.
• Demonstrated experience of at least one year in federal financial management operations, federal accounting standards, managerial cost accounting, budgeting and performance and internal controls.
• Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication, leadership and negotiation skills.
• Strong core competencies in technology and applications (Advance skills with Microsoft Office – Excel/PowerPoint - QuickBase, SQL, Access, to mention a few)
• Flexibility, integrity, teamwork and an unwavering commitment to excellence in deliverables
• Ability to stay calm and poised under pressure and remain focused when working under tight deadlines.

Compensation and Fringe Benefits –
This is a full-time, exempt position that pays a competitive salary. Additional benefits:
• 401(k) with Company match
• Group Health Care Program offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois and Group Dental and voluntary vision offered through Ameritas
• Company-paid premiums for Life, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
• Accrued Vacation Time Off (VTO)
• Paid medical/sick leave and 3-day Bereavement leave
• Paid Holidays

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States and are local or be willing to relocate to New York City. Please send cover letter describing your qualifications, current resume, and compensation requirements to http://hagertyconsulting.com/join-us/ For more information, visit www.hagertyconsulting.com. No phone calls please.

Equal Employment Opportunity –
Hagerty Consulting, Inc. is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program. As such, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability. Hagerty Consulting does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable Federal or State law.
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MANAGING ASSOCIATE – PREPAREDNESS DIVISION
Download Job Announcement Apply Now Posted March 10, 2015

Hagerty Consulting, Inc., a nationally recognized, comprehensive Homeland Security and Emergency Management firm focused on helping clients prepare for and recover from disasters, seeks an exceptional professional to serve as part of Hagerty Consulting’s Preparedness Division.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The ideal candidate should have advanced knowledge and/or experience with the following:

• Developing various types of emergency plans (e.g. EOPs, COOPs, ERPs, etc.)
• Interpreting and applying federal preparedness guidance (e.g. FEMA Doctrine, CPG’s, policy, etc.)
• Participating in and/or coordinating a project team
• Effectively coordinating stakeholders
• Developing outstanding written and verbal communications
• Adept and confident to perform public speaking
• Providing excellent customer service
• Developing and delivering training programs (e.g. Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) compliant Tabletop, Functional, and Full-Scale Exercises)
The ideal candidate is envisioned to also have experience with one or more of the following:

• Homeland security
• Emergency management
• Disaster resilience
• Information technology and/or cyber security
• Medicine and Public Health
The candidate will participate in and/or coordinate project initiatives for federal, state, local, tribal, and/or private sector clients related to emergency management and homeland security. Work may include, but is not limited to: capabilities assessments, emergency operations and/or contingency plans, documents, manuals, policies, procedures, training, and exercise.

The ideal candidate must be comfortable working remotely, have the ability to be calm and poised under pressure, be able to work successfully on multiple projects simultaneously, and remain focused when working under tight deadlines. Candidates must be flexible to travel for extended and/or repeated periods.
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EXPECTED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree and three plus (3+) years’ experience in emergency management, homeland security, disaster resilience, information technology/cyber security, medicine and public health, and/or law enforcement
• Interpreting and applying preparedness guidance across all five mission areas: prevention, preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery. Experience with application of these concepts in various types of projects
• Knowledge of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), the Incident Command System (ICS), the National Response Framework (NRF), National Disaster Response Framework (NDRF), Threat Hazard Identification Risk Assessment (THIRA), and other preparedness guidance documents and policies
• Experience participating in and coordinating complex projects of various sizes
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills to produce technically and programmatically sound deliverables (writing sample is pre-requisite)
• Experience developing and delivering training programs, such as HSEEP-compliant exercises
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE IN ADDITION TO ABOVE:
• Operational and/or preparedness emergency management experience at the federal, state, local level of government, universities and/or private sector

Diverse backgrounds will be considered, however, the candidate should have a working knowledge of emergency management preparedness, response, recovery, mitigation, and/or resilience programs. The candidate will report to the Manager of Preparedness and will be providing support to preparedness projects in the northeast, mid-west, and southern portions of the United States. This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits. Must be eligible to work in the United States and be able to successfully complete a background and criminal history check.

Interested candidates should apply online at http://hagertyconsulting.com/join-us. Candidates must submit a cover letter (include salary expectation), resume, and writing sample.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Hagerty Consulting, Inc. is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program. As such, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability. Hagerty Consulting, Inc. does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.
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ASSOCIATE – PREPAREDNESS DIVISION
Download Job Announcement Apply Now Posted March 10, 2015

Hagerty Consulting, Inc. is a nationally recognized, comprehensive Homeland Security and Emergency Management firm that helps public and private sector clients prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters. We are looking for immediate hires at the Associates level to serve as part of Hagerty Consulting’s Preparedness Division. Candidates must be flexible to travel for extended and/or repeated periods.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The ideal candidate should have an interest in the emergency management field and knowledge and/or experience with the following:

• Developing outstanding written and verbal communications, to include technical reports, meeting materials (e.g. agendas, meeting notes, PowerPoint presentations), and surveys
• Participating in and/or coordinating a project team
• Providing excellent customer service
• (Preferred) Survey analysis
• (Preferred) Interpreting and applying preparedness guidance across all five mission areas: prevention, preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery.
The candidate will participate in and/or coordinate project initiatives for federal, state, local, tribal, and/or private sector clients related to emergency management and homeland security. Work may include, but is not limited to: capabilities assessments, emergency operations and/or contingency plans, documents, manuals, policies, procedures, training, and exercise.

Diverse backgrounds will be considered, however, the candidate should have a cursory knowledge of emergency management preparedness and response programs.

The ideal candidate must be comfortable working remotely, have the ability to be calm and poised under pressure, be able to work successfully on multiple projects simultaneously, and remain focused when working under tight deadlines.
This is a full-time exempt position with benefits. The candidate will report to the Manager of Preparedness and will be providing support to preparedness projects in the northeast, mid-west, and southern portions of the United States. Must be eligible to work in the United States and be able to successfully complete a background and criminal history check.
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EXPECTED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills to produce technically and programmatically sound deliverables (writing sample is pre-requisite). Must have high proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products to self-produce materials
• Understanding of emergency management, homeland security, disaster resilience/recovery, information technology/cyber security, medicine and public health, and/or law enforcement is preferred. Experience with application of these concepts in various types of projects is also preferred
• Preferred knowledge of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), the Incident Command System (ICS), the National Response Framework (NRF), National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF), and other preparedness guidance documents and policies.

Interested candidates should apply online at http://hagertyconsulting.com/join-us. Candidates must submit a cover letter (include salary expectation), resume, and writing sample.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Hagerty Consulting, Inc. is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program. As such, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability. Hagerty Consulting, Inc. does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.
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NYC based Financial Manager
Download Job Announcement Apply Now Posted February 16, 2015

Hagerty Consulting, Inc. has an immediate need for a full-time Certified Public Accountant (CPA) to serve as a Manager of its New York City Hurricane Sandy Recovery Project’s Financial Management Group.

The CPA candidate will be responsible for the overall Financial Management Group’s daily execution, strategic planning, financial budgeting, staff planning and operations. The CPA candidate will be Hagerty's "face" to senior client management and will enhance the relationship and the Hagerty brand. This is a position of authority that requires leadership and mentoring abilities to support the project’s success and Hagerty's mission and goals of providing remarkable services to our client, New York City.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
 Oversee operation on a day-to-day basis on-site for a growing team (10+ professionals) that is responsible for administering $8B in federal funding.
 Develop and maintain relationships with client and key internal/external staffing to identify emerging needs and respond by realigning operational priorities; must be a standout consultant – ambitious, hardworking and a leader.
 Keep pace with strategic business objectives and all deadlines.
 Deliver the project on-time, on-budget, and to the satisfaction of the client and Hagerty Consulting, Inc.
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Desired Qualifications:
 CPA with eight plus (8+) years’ of accounting/finance experience, preferably in state or local government.
 Must have solid familiarity with the Stafford Act and FEMA policy, rules and regulations.
 Experience working with government clients.
 Prior work experience with a Big 4 firm a plus.
 Knowledge and experience with financial management systems, ideally including QuickBase (an Intuit software system).

Interested candidates should apply online at http://hagertyconsulting.com/join-us. Candidates must submit a cover letter (include established compensation expectation) and resume.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Hagerty Consulting, Inc. is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program. As such, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for engagement without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability. Hagerty Consulting, Inc. does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.
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Logistics | Supply Chain Resiliency Specialist
Download Job Announcement Apply Now Posted February 07, 2015

Have experience planning and designing for ‘worst case scenarios’ in the public sector? Then come join Hagerty Consulting, Inc. whose sole purpose is to help communities prepare for and recover from natural, man-made, technological and public health disasters! We are a nationally recognized emergency management and public health preparedness consulting firm that is repeatedly called upon by federal, state, and local governments for assistance.

We are currently engaged in emergency management projects in need of specialists in the Logistics | Supply Chain Resiliency arena.

Do you have:

• Demonstrated, detailed emergency logistics experience?
• Knowledge in real-world application of emergency logistics plans?
• Experience in supply chain and distribution management including emergency supply stock-age management and planning?
• Experience in coordinating governmental and non-governmental agencies in plan development?
• Prior accomplishments in providing strategic advice, expert assessment, organizational and systems analysis, and business continuity planning?
• The ability to write a polished plan for publication?

The Logistics | Supply Chain Resiliency Specialists we are appealing to should be Independent Contractors as work will not be full time but project specific, intermittent. Travel is expected to occur throughout the United States and will be reimbursed in addition to the compensation.
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Interested candidates should apply online at http://hagertyconsulting.com/join-us. Candidates must submit a cover letter (include compensation expectation) and resume.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Hagerty Consulting, Inc. is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program. As such, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability. Hagerty Consulting, Inc. does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.
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Hazard Mitigation Consultants
Apply Now Posted September 05, 2013

Hagerty Consulting is seeking experienced practitioners in hazard mitigation planning and management to join its Independent Contractors cadre.

Specifically, we are seeking individuals with at least four years of experience in the implementation of the FEMA hazard mitigation programs, such as, the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP); Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) Program; Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Program; Repetitive Flood Claims (RFC) Program; Severe Repetitive Loss (SRL) Program; BCA; state mitigation planning, and mitigation for repair of public facilities. All candidates must have a firm understanding of Section 404 and Section 406 of the Stafford Act.
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Requirements:
• A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Policy or the sciences.
• At least four years combined work experience with public sector agency, nonprofit organization, or consulting firm.
• Experience in analyzing and planning programs dealing with natural hazard conditions, floodplain management, emergency management, and/or pre-and post-disaster mitigation programs.
• Thorough knowledge of, and working experience, with FEMA hazard mitigation programs.
• Understanding of funding sources for hazard mitigation programs, benefits-cost documentation, and experience in preparation of grant application for hazard mitigation planning projects.
• Understanding of government budgeting and operations related to hazard mitigation and ability to deal effectively with a variety of individuals and groups on controversial mitigation issues.
• Effective written and oral communications skills.
• Strong computer skills.
• Willingness to travel for on-site project work.

This role requires self-starters who are comfortable working with minimal oversight. Other desired attributes:

• Integrity, teamwork, and an unwavering commitment to excellence in all endeavors
• An interest in helping impacted communities and individuals
• Strong work ethic, positive attitude, ability to work with minimal supervision

Compensation

Selected candidates will be paid a competitive hourly rate as an independent contractor.
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Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery Consultant
Apply Now Posted August 16, 2013

Seeking demonstrated leaders in managing HUD Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR), Community Development Block Grant (State or Entitlement), and other HUD related Federal housing and economic development programs implemented at the Federal, State and local levels of government.

Specifically, we are seeking locally-based consultants in the New York City area with at least 8 years of experience in the field of community planning and development, economic development, affordable housing and special needs assistance.Expand details

Requirements:

• A Masters or Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Finance, Planning, Public Administration, Public Policy or a related discipline.
• At least 8 years combined work experience with public sector agency, nonprofit organization, or consulting firm.
• Expertise with CDBG-DR,CDBG State or Entitlement, Small Cities, and Section 108 loan guarantee program design, implementation and monitoring.
• Demonstrated track record for providing technical assistance to CDBG grantees and subrecipients related to financial management and procurement, environmental review, rehabilitation or reconstruction of both single-family and multifamily housing, infrastructure projects,Federal labor standards, acquisition and relocation, fair housing and non-discrimination.
• Experience developing grantee and subrecipient risk assessments and compliance monitoring strategies and guidebooks.
• Experience conducting monitoring visits and writing monitoring reports, overseeing corrective actions, and coordinating HUD monitoring visits.
• Experience in assessing internal controls and identifying improper payments.
• Willingness to travel for on-site project work.

This role requires self-starters who are comfortable working with minimal oversight. Other desired attributes:

• Integrity, teamwork, and an unwavering commitment to excellence in all endeavors
• An interest in helping impacted communities and individuals
• Strong work ethic, positive attitude, ability to work with minimal supervision

Compensation

Selected candidates will be paid a competitive hourly rate as an independent contractor.

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Public Assistance Consultants
Download Job Announcement Apply Now Posted November 22, 2014

PUBLIC ASSISTANCE CONSULTANTS

Hagerty Consulting, Inc., a comprehensive Homeland Security and Emergency Management consulting firm that helps public and private sector clients prepare for, respond to, and recovery from disasters, seeks Public Assistant professionals for a number of challenging recovery projects, including New York Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts.

We have an immediate need for Independent Contractors with prior knowledge of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program. Skill-sets of Construction Management, Accounting (including Certified Public Accountants), and Financial Analysis are being sought to provide contract support. We are looking for consultants who can join the team immediately, are local or willing to be local to the project sites, and are able to commit to long-term recovery efforts.

Job Description

The Public Assistance Consultant will provide support to the FEMA PA program following a declared disaster. Specific tasks may include:

Collect, analyze, and summarize financial data and other documentation submitted by applicants.
Evaluate the eligibility of costs incurred as a result of a disaster for FEMA reimbursement, as defined in the Robert T. Stafford Act and 44 CFR.
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Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree, preferably in Engineering, Accounting, Public Policy, Public Administration, Business, Economics, or related field.
Previous experience working with the FEMA Public Assistance Program or long-term community recovery is helpful, but other qualified candidates will be considered.
Ability to work well independently.
Advanced skills with Microsoft Office software and QuickBase, preferred.
Strong interpersonal, leadership, and negotiation skills.
Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.
Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and be able to successfully complete a background and criminal history check.
Interested candidates should apply online at http://hagertyconsulting.com/join-us. Candidates must submit a cover letter (include established hourly rate) and resume.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Hagerty Consulting, Inc. is fully committed to a strong “equal employment opportunity” program. As such, all qualified candidates will receive consideration for engagement without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability. Hagerty Consulting, Inc. does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.
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