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Sacramento, California, United States of America
Salem, Oregon, United States of America
JOB #R2103626

Mitigation and Resilience Researcher - REMOTE

Do you have a passion for helping build communities that are more resilient to disasters? Interested in growing your career in the mitigation and urban planning areas? Join ICF's Disaster Management team today!

ICF's Disaster Management (DM) Division is growing and we are seeking a Recovery and Mitigation Researcher who will support projects and strategic initiatives nation-wide related to COVID-19 recovery, natural disaster recovery, and hazard mitigation. The Disaster Management Division works with government agencies and communities to design and implement policies and programs to promote increased resilience to disasters and long-term housing, economic and infrastructure recovery after disaster strikes. Our functional expertise is in program management and operations, planning and preparedness, technical assistance and training, strategic communications and outreach, compliance and monitoring, and performance measurement and evaluation. Clients include states and localities administering HUD, FEMA, Treasury, DOL and other federally funded disaster recovery programs. We often work in close collaboration with ICF experts across the firm on related issues such as energy efficiency and green building, infrastructure, financial literacy, and workforce development. All our work is done in a professional, collegial, and intellectual environment that allows individuals pursue their passions and generate results.

You will be responsible for working with various project teams to prepare deliverables for state and local government clients, assist with business development and research, compile data, and develop proposals and marketing materials. ICF seeks a flexible, passionate professional with an interest and ability to work across a number of activities and with different teams in an exciting and growing field.

This is a remote-based position with preference given to those located in California, Oregon and Washington State.

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Support ICF’s disaster management division, specifically projects and initiatives related to COVID-19 recovery, natural disaster recovery and hazard mitigation.

  • Provide policy and program management guidance to clients related to federal and state disaster assistance.

  • Assist with business development activities, including supporting special initiatives, market research, and proposal development.

  • Develop written products and tools for policies, program design and implementation, including the development of standard operating procedures (SOPs).

  • Project/task delivery in collaboration with colleagues, clients, and stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Policy, Business, Environment or similar field

  • Ability to travel up to 20% as needed based on current and prospective clients

Preferred Skills:

  • ​Familiarity with Adobe Suite, Power BI, and/or GIS

Professional Skills:

  • Strong writing and data analytical skills

  • Ability to formulate creative and strategically oriented approaches and solutions, demonstrated success in project execution and maintaining client relationships

  • Ability to manage complex tasks, meet tight deadlines, and deliver quality work products

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, critical thinking skills, and integrity, and ethics.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

California Remote Office (CA99)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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