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Accounting, Economics, Financial Management Consultant
Download Job Announcement Apply Now Posted September 08, 2014

Hagerty Consulting, Inc., a comprehensive Homeland Security and Emergency Management firm that helps public and private sector clients prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters, seeks exceptional people to join its New York City Hurricane Sandy Recovery efforts. Ideal candidates should have a desire to work in the public sector with a background in accounting, economics or finance. We are looking for consultants who can join the team immediately and commit to long-term recovery efforts. Our website at www.hagertyconsulting.com presents our service offerings and capabilities.

This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States.

Job Description -
Candidates with proven ability to help grow our financial and business solutions practice area with a background in public sector accounting and financial management, financial systems management, grant and loan programs, internal controls, budget formulation and execution, and financial reporting protocols and analyses. This position entails client delivery responsibilities. 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, or interest in performing with, 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.
• Candidates who work best for these open positions are self-starters, have 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.
• Must be local to New York City or willing to relocate to New York City.

Compensation and Fringe Benefits –
This is a full-time 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

If qualified and available, 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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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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Marketing and Communications Manager
Download Job Announcement Apply Now Posted November 20, 2014

Make a difference and help us tell our story! Join a company whose sole purpose is to help communities prepare for and recover from natural, man-made, technological and public health disasters.

Hagerty Consulting is a nationally recognized emergency management and public health preparedness consulting firm that is repeatedly called upon by federal, state, and local governments. With over 150 professionals, Hagerty has successfully helped our clients navigate some of the nation’s largest disasters including 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and Hurricane Sandy. Our firm is growing rapidly because of our high quality work, and we are in need of a talented, firm-wide, Marketing & Communications Manager. This full-time, exempt position will work in our downtown Evanston, Illinois office and report to our Director of Development. The Marketing & Communications Manager will:

• Serve as the firm’s primary manager of its marketing and communications (internal and external) efforts.
• Develop a marketing and communications plan, with input from the firm’s leaders, and effectively execute the plan.
• Prepare content and facilitate the development of content for the firm’s website and collateral (e.g., publications, project citations, press releases, staff biographies, white papers, videos, webinars etc.).
• Implement a marketing effort that is holistic and data driven.
• Manage the firm’s social media presence (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.) – sharing news and participating in existing forums.
• Develop, test, measure, and refine online marketing/advertising campaigns that best suit the firm.
• Manage the development of internal communication messages and newsletters to staff, business partners, existing clients, and future clients.
• Facilitate the development and execution of a public relations strategy with external consultants, as necessary, to share Hagerty’s knowledge with media outlets.
• Communicate the Hagerty’s marketing strategy throughout the entire firm and hold consultants accountable for taking specific actions.
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The Marketing & Communications Manager will work closely with the firm’s leadership, Resource Manager, Senior Design Professional, and outside media, video, and technical specialists. The minimum qualifications for this position include:

• Bachelor’s Degree and four plus (4+) years’ experience in marketing, advertising, public relations, communications, or journalism. A Master’s degree in marketing, PR, communication, or advertising may substitute for at least two (2) years’ of work experience.
• A demonstrable, measurable record of achievement in the area of marketing and/or communication.
• Outstanding written and oral communication: Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for accuracy, spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; able to read and interpret written information; and, ability to produce well-crafted materials within a compressed timeframe.
• Listens well and obtains clarification; responds accurately and timely to questions; effectively presents information to prospective candidates.
• Ability and willingness to work an intense work schedule to meet time-sensitive communication objectives.
• Willing to travel and directly support projects as needed.

Interested candidates should apply online at http://hagertyconsulting.com/join-us. Candidates must submit a cover letter (include salary 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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Recruiter Manager
Download Job Announcement Apply Now Posted November 20, 2014

Make a difference! Join a company whose sole purpose is to help communities prepare for and recover from natural, man-made, technological and public health disasters.

Hagerty Consulting is a nationally recognized emergency management and public health preparedness consulting firm that is repeatedly called upon by federal, state, and local governments. With over 150 professionals, Hagerty has successfully helped our clients navigate some of the nation’s largest disasters including 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and Hurricane Sandy. Our firm is growing rapidly because of our high quality work, and we are in need of a talented, firm-wide, Recruitment Manager. This full-time, exempt position will work in our downtown Evanston, Illinois office and report to our Human Resource Manager. The Recruitment Manager will:
• Serve as the firm’s primary ambassador (liaison) to top universities, colleges, and alumni programs around the country.
• Develop a recruitment strategy and implementation plan, with input from the COO, HR Manager, and others, and effectively execute the outreach plan.
• Coordinate directly with Hagerty Project Managers and Clients to understand resource needs and deliver upon those needs in a timely manner.
• Effectively and regularly communicate our hiring needs to all members of the Company in order to ensure that all employees and affiliated staff are tapping into their personal networks.
• Effectively use the Internet and Social Media to proactively identify and connect with candidates to meet Company needs.
• Develop job announcements, post announcements, conduct preliminary interviews, review writing samples, conduct background and reference checks, as necessary.
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Minimum qualifications for this position include:
• Bachelor’s Degree and two plus (2+) years’ experience in human resource management or recruitment is required.
• Prior experience assembling teams of people who have done great work together.
• Outstanding written and oral communication: Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for accuracy, spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; and, is able to read and interpret written information. Listens well and obtains clarification; respond accurately and timely to questions; effectively presents information to prospective candidates.
• Ability and willingness to work an intense work schedule to meet time-sensitive hiring objectives during times of crisis.

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

Equal Employment Opportunity: Hagerty Consulting 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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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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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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Project Manager
Download Job Announcement Apply Now Posted February 18, 2013

Hagerty Consulting, Inc., a comprehensive Homeland Security and Emergency Management firm that helps public and private sector clients prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters seeks seasoned project managers for presidentially declared disasters.

The candidate will be responsible for the overall project's/program's execution, strategic planning, financial budgeting, staff planning and operations. As Project Manager, 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 clients.

Job Responsibilities
* Oversee operation on a day-to-day basis on-site
* Manage project/program budgets, reporting, planning and staffing resources
* Develop and maintain relationships with client and key internal/external staffing to identify emerging needs and respond by realigning operational priorities
* Keep pace with strategic business objectives and all deadlines
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Desired Qualifications
* Bachelor's or Master's degree; typical 5+ years' of program management experience and history required
* Must have solid familiarity with the Stafford Act and FEMA policy, rules and regulations
* Experience working with government clients
* Industry certifications, including but limited to, Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or Certified Construction Manager (CCM)
*Eligible to work in the United States and be able to successfully complete a background and criminal history check

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - Hagerty Consulting, Inc. is fully committed to a strong equal 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 basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.
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