Emergency Management Planner

Global Consulting International (GCI) is a Utah-based minority-owned, Government contracting business. We are seeking qualified applicants that are motivated by a passion for emergency management and a commitment to our values to join our team.

Our planners support all-hazards deliberate as well as crisis action planning in cities, states, and nationally using standards-based approaches. These include but are not limited to FEMA’s six-step planning process identified in the FEMA Operational Planning Manual, the principles of Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 101, FEMA’s Building Private-Public Partnerships Guide, and NATO’s Resilience Baselines.


We have 3 locations: (on-site work will be required 1-2 days/week)

  • Boston, MA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Oakland, CA


  • Conducts assessments and analysis of risks, threats, hazards and vulnerabilities
  • Develops preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery plans for businesses, non-governmental and government agencies at local, state, federal and national levels
  • Supports scenario-based planning, functional planning, and capabilities-based planning
  • Support development of strategic guidance, operational and tactical plans
  • Facilitate inclusive planning using whole community concepts and principles
  • Support test and evaluation of plans through workshops, exercises, and drills

Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Junior planner possesses one (1) year of emergency management experience
  • Journeyman planner possesses three (3) to ten (10) years of emergency management experience
  • Senior planner possesses ten (10) or more years of emergency management experience and five (5) years of supervisory experience
  • Successful completion of ICS and NIMS courses as well as recognized training and/or education in business and emergency management planning
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Enjoys a team-oriented environment, but able to function independently in a fast-paced environment, with strong interpersonal communications skills
  • Detail-oriented and able to handle multiple priorities at once
  • U.S. citizenship

Preferred qualifications for the position include:

  • State-level or higher emergency management experience preferred
  • Master’s degree in a related field of study
  • Certification with the American Institute of Certified Planners
  • Current FEMA public trust

Our Total Rewards Program also includes benefits such as:

  • $75,000 -$125,000 salary, based upon qualifications
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Work-life balance, remote work, and paid time off
  • Professional development, career opportunities & mentorship opportunities

GCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.  GCI gives preferential treatment to veterans.

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