The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of IFLOWS Program Lead and Flood Mitigation Coordinator.
The selected candidate will ensure Virginia’s preparedness and resilience against flooding events, whether river, weather or sea level relevant. Provides expertise and experience in hydrological hazard mitigation and ensures increasing locality, community and state resilience to flooding events into the future. The incumbent will serve as the primary manager of VDEMs Integrated Flood Warning System (IFLOWS) maintaining primary responsibility for ensuring all state flooding mitigation programs, flooding response, and compliance with all Federal and State regulations to ensure the effective, coordinated, and comprehensive mission of the agency and the Commonwealth’s Emergency Management System. The IFLOWS Program Lead will ensure proper reporting compliance to the General Assembly for flooding-related allocations. Resource allocation, efficiency, and quality of work product are a required major outcome. The individual selected will be a primary contributor to all-hazards resilience operations within the Commonwealth.
Our mission is to sustain a Commonwealth that is safe, secure and resilient. To that end, we are committed to establishing, promoting, and maintaining a work environment where diversity and inclusion are valued, and where all employees are respected, treated fairly, and afforded opportunities to develop and grow to their full potential.
All VDEM employees are designated as essential personnel and may be required to work during emergency situations such as inclement weather and natural or human-made disasters. This may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the Employee Work Profile.
Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a fingerprint-based criminal history background check, employment reference check, and E-Verify. The selected candidate must complete a State of Personal Economic Interests as a condition of employment, if applicable (Va. Code 2.2-3114). Other financial, credit, driving, or degree verification checks prior to employment may be required for certain positions.
A one-year probationary period is required of all newly hired and re-hired Commonwealth of Virginia employees.
This position is restricted due to funding sources.
Disclosure of vaccination status (and for those fully vaccinated, proof of vaccination) will be required on your first day of work. If you are not vaccinated for any reason, you will be required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis.
IFLOWS Program Lead and Flood Mitigation Coordinator
Virginia Department of Emergency Management
Roanoke, VA, USA