Project Manager - Remote w/Deployment to Client Sites, US

Position Summary:

IEM is searching for a Full Time- Project Manager to work within our State and Local Disaster Response and Recovery Specialist team.


Primary Location:

  • Candidates can originate from anywhere in the United States
  • Once hired you will deploy (travel) across the United States to client sites as needed
  • You will work remote from home when not deployed
  • All remote work environments require the ability to maintain minimum Internet speeds of 25 Mbps upload and 3 Mbps download, as well as a ping rate of 100 ms or less during working hours, regardless of the type and number of devices using your Internet connection. You must also have account privileges and access to your Internet service provider account during working hours for the purposes of maintaining the Internet connection, if needed.


Travel Requirements:

  • This position will require work to be conducted onsite and may require work on weekends or in excess of 40 hours per week. Travel and other expenses are reimbursable in accordance with Federal Travel Regulations.
  • All interested candidates must be willing to work on site for the duration of each disaster assignment. Assignments typically may last up to 12 months with potential for extension.


Situational Awareness: 

  • During site assessments, conditions may be austere including prolonged exposure to excessive heat and cold, prolonged sun exposure and no electricity, heat or air conditioning. Other potential risks include air quality issues, standing water, mosquitos, snakes, debris and other potential exposures.


Physical Requirements: 

  • Site assessments may require extensive walking and standing for long periods of time; working in small spaces, tunnels and ditches; climbing ladders. 


Essential Functions:

  • Manage the overall operation and direction of the program or project
  • Develops and maintains Project Work Plan including budget and schedule
  • Serves as Primary Point of Contact between client stakeholders and project team
  • Provides written and oral reports to contract management and client representatives


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • 7 years of relevant experience that includes management of at least three concurrent (3) projects of similar size and complexity
  • Recovery Project Management experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in emergency management and disaster response, public health, and/or disaster recovery is desired. 
  • Experience deploying for response and recovery clients
  • Experience managing project teams & writing proposals
  • Master’s Degree in relevant field or relevant professional certification or accreditation
  • Professional Registration or Certification including Professional Engineer (PE), Registered Architect, Project Management


Benefits and more:

  • Starting salary based on experience and location: $111,000.00 - $130,000.00
  • 10 paid Holidays
  • Vacation Pay
  • Sick Pay
  • 401 (K) plan with matching
  • Company paid STD and LTD


Why join IEM:

We are a woman owned company in Emergency Management that embraces teamwork, collaboration, flexible performance, actionable solutions and integrity/ethics. Our work touches everyone. We produce results that matter. Results that save lives – join us while we build a safe, secure and resilient world.


Our culture:

IEM believes in the greater good and it is our commitment to attract those who have excellent technical skills, creative minds and innovative ideas to keep propelling us forward.   


IEM is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Vets and Disabled:

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from Human Resources.


Job Profile


North America


United States


10 paid holidays 401(K) plan with matching 401 (K) plan with matching Company paid STD and LTD Sick Pay Vacation Pay


Disaster Recovery Disaster Response Emergency Management Project Management Proposal Writing Public health

  • Develop project work plan
  • Manage program operations
  • Provide reports to stakeholders
  • Serve as primary point of contact

7 years


Bachelor's degree Emergency Management Master's degree


Professional Engineer (PE) Project Management Project Management Certification Registered Architect


Ability to maintain minimum Internet speeds of 25 Mbps upload and 3 Mbps download Deployment to client sites Maintain minimum Internet speeds of 25 Mbps upload and 3 Mbps download Onsite work required Travel to client sites Work on weekends or excess of 40 hours per week Work on weekends or in excess of 40 hours per week


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