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Senior-Level Earthquake Response Planner (DHS)


Chicago, illinois

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ARETUM, a leading government contracting company specializing in technology-enabled mission support services, is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior-Level Earthquake Response Planner to join our team. As a Senior-Level Earthquake Response Planner at ARETUM, you will play a critical role in developing and implementing comprehensive earthquake response plans to support emergency management operations.

ARETUM LLC (ARETUM) is known for providing cutting-edge solutions and outstanding service to Federal clients in various sectors, including Next Generation Analytics, Engineering Services, Training Services, IT Systems, Cyber Security, PMO Support, and Financial Consulting. Our mission is to deliver technology-driven solutions that meet the unique needs of our government clients, enabling them to achieve their objectives effectively and efficiently.


  • Providing planning support, operational research, project management, meeting facilitation, interagency coordination, and developing and writing emergency management plans related to seismic zone emergencies.
  • Conduct risk assessments and develop strategies to mitigate the impact of earthquakes on critical infrastructure and the community.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify resource requirements and develop contingency plans.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of response plans through tabletop exercises and simulations.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and emerging technologies in earthquake response planning.


  • 10+ years emergency management planning experience, including earthquake response (e.g., developing seismic zone emergency management plans, etc.)
  • Ability to travel 1-2 days a week to FEMA Region 5 HQ (Chicago, IL)
  • Ability to receive a public trust suitability prior to beginning work on the project
  • Ability to travel 25% within FEMA Region 5


  • Existing DHS or FEMA Entry on Duty suitability
  • Experience working in insurance or national security related field
  • Experience in federal government consulting
  • Experience in IT, cybersecurity, or national security related field
  • Familiarity with Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/FEMA programs or initiatives

ARETUM is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified candidates will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to disability, race, color, religious creed, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, or age.

ARETUM utilizes e-Verify to check employment authorization.


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