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FULL TIME POSITION : Building and Zoning Administrator

Position Location : Whiteside County Courthouse

Pay Grade : 33

Hours: 40 hours per pay week/80 hours per pay period.


The County of Whiteside, IL is seeking a full-time Building & Zoning Administrator. This position is responsible for the County’s building code enforcement, zoning administration and staff support to the Planning and Zoning Commission. The position reports to the County Administrator and supervises the Building & Zoning Administrative Assistant.

A full job description is available in the County Administrators office.

Send applications to : Whiteside County Administrators Office, 200 East Knox Street, Morrison, IL 61270

Closing date: September 22nd, 2017


Job Flyer

Posted 8/18/17, Expires 9/23/17


Come join the Farnsworth Group team and find out why our employees earned us the Great Place to Work certification!   Farnsworth Group is a full-service engineering and architecture firm with offices and employment opportunities located throughout a nationwide network of offices. With a rich 125-year history, we are an employee-owned company that offers an impressive benefits and compensation program, in addition to excellent career development opportunities.  We are always looking for exceptional and talented employees who are passionate about their craft and the solutions we provide to our clients.  Give us a closer look and discover why we are a Great Place to Work! We have the following position available:

Project Engineer – Civil Engineer
Tinley Park or Shorewood, IL

We have an exciting opportunity in Tinley Park or Shorewood, IL offices for a mid level professional engineer to complement our existing staff of talented professionals. Qualified candidates will work with municipalities and other clients to plan, design and manage the construction of a wide variety of civil engineering projects. Other duties include: attending council/board meetings, communicating with clients, organizing and performing projects from inception to completion, preparation of project proposals and assisting with business development efforts.

Specific Requirements include:

  • BS in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • 5+ years of civil engineering experience
  • IL Professional Engineer (PE) License, IN a plus
  • Experience working with local, state government and special district organizations
  • Strong project management, communication and organization skills
  • Keen interest in teamwork

Specific Project Experience Preferred:

  • Storm Water Management
  • Local Road Design
  • Utility Plan Design
  • Earthwork/ Grading Plans
  • Water Distribution System Design

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program that includes:

  • Medical/Dental Plans
  • Prescription Drug Program
  • Vision Plan
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Time-off Benefits

For immediate consideration, please:

Please Apply Online by clicking on the link below:

Apply Online

or visit the Farnsworth Group website at www.f-w.com and click on the careers link.

Farnsworth Group, Inc. is proud to be a M/F Disabled and Veteran EEO/AA employer.

Job Flyer

Posted 8/16/17, Expires 9/16/17

McHenry County, Illinois
Water Resources Engineer

Employment Duration: Full time
Pay Range: $54,657 - 68,311 / year depending on qualifications
Shift: First Shift
Department: Planning and Development
Location: McHenry County Government Center
Job Code:  
Number of openings: 1


Under general supervision, the Water Resources Engineer assists property owners and contractors obtain stormwater management permits; reviews engineering plans and other permit submittals; and conducts field inspections for compliance with County, State and Federal regulations and laws. The Water Resources Engineer reports to the Water Resources Manager/Stormwater Chief Engineer.


  • Assists property owners, contractors, and the public with questions regarding drainage and stormwater management, including providing assistance with filing stormwater management permit applications.
  • Reviews engineering plans and permit submittals for compliance with County, State and Federal regulations regarding stormwater management, floodplain management, and wetland protection.
  • Conducts inspections and monitors construction projects for compliance with approved plans and applicable regulations.
  • Participates in preparation of the County’s MS4 NPDES annual permit application and report.
  • Assists with the County’s participation in the National Flood Insurance Program and Community Rating System program.
  • Assist with the review and update of the Stormwater Management Ordinance, policies, procedures, and forms to ensure better management of water resources and improve customer service.
  • Maintains and upgrades professional knowledge, skills and development by attending seminars and training programs and reading trade and professional journals and publications.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field.
  • Four or more years of related experience


  • Professional Engineer (PE) License or an Engineer in Training (E.I.T) with the ability to obtain PE license within six months.
  • Certified Flood Manager (CFM) preferred, but not required.
  • Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) or similar certification preferred, but not required.
  • Unrestricted Class D Illinois Driver's License.

Knowledge of:

  • Stormwater management principles and stormwater engineering design.
  • Floodplain and wetland regulations
  • Plan review (i.e. quantity take-offs, reading blueprints, etc).
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic calculations.
  • Geographic Information System mapping.

Skill in:

  • Preparing clear written review letters and reports; utilizing word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Communicating clearly and effectively orally in individual and group settings.
  • Interpreting ordinances and regulations.

Mental and Physical Abilities:

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures and regulations.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to communicate complex engineering terminology to the general public.
  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret technical instructions.
  • While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, handle, reach with hands and arms, lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and talk or hear.


  • Work is performed in an office environment with quiet working conditions.
  • Field work is performed in heavy construction environment with moderately loud operating equipment being used during inspections, surveys, etc.

To apply please visit our website at www.co.mchenry.il.us and click Employment. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by August 18th.

No applicant for employment shall be discriminated against because of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or disability. Please submit your application online.

Job Flyer

Posted 8/13/17, Expires 9/30/17

Visiting Water Resources Specialist
Illinois State Water Survey
Prairie Research Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS), a division of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been a leader in the study of water resources for more than a century. Our research and service programs provide citizens, industries, and government agencies at all levels with timely, science-based information and analyses necessary to manage our water resources wisely for economic development and a sustainable environment.

ISWS is seeking a Visiting Water Resources Specialist to develop specific urban and watershed management measures for full approval and implementation of the Illinois’ Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program as part of the Coastal Zone Management Act Reauthorization Amendments of 1990. Responsibilities involve providing support and technical assistance to the Coastal Management Program on coastal water quality, specifically nonpoint source pollution issues, watershed management, and wetland and coastal protection and management. This position will be located in the Chicago-land area.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Obtain and analyze technical information about existing laws, policies, programs and initiatives; assess how the existing policies and management activities meet the requirements; work with Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and other partner agencies in developing policy and program recommendations; develop documents for submission to US Environmental Protection Agency and NOAA; and initiate development of a fifteen-year strategy and five-year Coastal Nonpoint implementation plan.
  • Secondarily, will also provide scientific and technical support for program objectives related to watershed planning; urban storm water issues; multi-state Great Lakes water quality protection; urban rivers and streams protection; promoting green infrastructure; coastal wetland hydrology challenges; and other Coastal Management Program initiatives as applicable to skills and experience. This work will include meetings and collaboration with a wide variety of partners and stakeholder; public presentations at meetings and workshops; development of Lake Michigan water resource educational materials; and coordination with scientists and resource managers to address water resource challenges.

Position Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Education Required: Bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences or related field. Preferred: Master’s degree in environmental sciences or related field.
  • Experience Required: A minimum of 2 years of experience with federal, state or local policies and regulations related to water quality protection. Direct experience with watershed plans or watershed protection efforts. Must have experience using ArcGIS for water-related issues; planning and giving public presentations.
  • Preferred: Working directly with Section 6217 and Section 319 programs; urban watersheds and an understanding of green infrastructure techniques and uses.
  • Training Required: Driver’s license
  • Knowledge Required: A familiarity with the Great Lakes and its water resources issues and challenges; and a broad knowledge of the technical aspects and policy components needed for management of nonpoint source pollution through a watershed approach. Understanding of program development, implantation, monitoring and evaluation is preferred. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and have a working knowledge of ArcGIS. Must have excellent writing and communication skills for giving presentations, writing papers and proposals, and translating highly technical information into products that are accessible to the non-technical audience.

This is a visiting full-time position paid on a 12-month basis. Position may become a regular position at a later date depending on funding and programmatic need.

Proposed start date: as soon as possible after the closing date, or until a suitable candidate is identified. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment status: full-time, grant/contract funded, benefits eligible, visiting academic professional position.

Application procedures: Please complete your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload: 1) a cover letter; 2) CV/resume; and 3) the contact information for three professional references by August 9, 2017. Interviews may be conducted before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Hannah Dorsey at (217) 333-4978 or hdorsey@illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

State of Illinois - CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: The information contained in this communication is confidential, may be attorney-client privileged or attorney work product, may constitute inside information or internal deliberative staff communication, and is intended only for the use of the addressee. Unauthorized use, disclosure or copying of this communication or any part thereof is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you have received this communication in error, please notify the sender immediately by return e-mail and destroy this communication and all copies thereof, including all attachments. Receipt by an unintended recipient does not waive attorney-client privilege, attorney work product privilege, or any other exemption from disclosure.

Posted 7/24/17, Expires 8/24/17

FEMA is an Environmental Protection Specialist

FEMA is seeking a talented and experienced Environmental Protection Specialist. This position has an overall responsibility to assist in the implementation of applicable federal environmental and historic preservation laws as they pertain to FEMA’s disaster programs for recovery activities. The position is located in Denton, Texas and starts at a salary of $91,447 (IC-13).

Typical assignments include:

  • Serves as an expert consultant to ensure that all FEMA disaster program activities receive the appropriate level of Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) review as required by the National Environmental Policy Act, National Historic Preservation Act, and associated statues, regulations, and Executive Orders.
  • Performs data gathering, analysis, and interagency coordination for disaster program projects.
  • Serves as a senior level advisor concerning changes to policy and procedures to streamline the EHP review process for FEMA’s disaster programs in coordination with other Federal Agencies.
  • Serves as an outreach spokesperson and unified federal review coordinator between the regional EHP Branch and FEMA programs, other Federal Agencies, External Stakeholders at the State and Local Level, Tribal Nations, and Native Hawaiian Organizations under the direction and supervision of the Regional Environmental Officer.
  • Prepares, reviews, and comments on drafts and/or final EHP agreement documents and protocols to streamline EHP compliance and project delivery for disaster survivors.

Apply today by sending your resume to FEMA-Careers@fema.dhs.gov, include “EHP Specialist” in the subject line.

Gary S. Wingfield| Program Analyst| Talent Acquisition Division – Recruitment| Office of the Chief Component Human Capital Officer (OCCHCO)| Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency| 430 Market St., Winchester, VA 22603| Desk| 540.686.3082| Mobile| 202.706.8394| Fax: 540.504.2556| Email| gary.wingfield@fema.dhs.gov

Posted 7/24/17, Expires 8/24/17

Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd.

Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd., is seeking a Municipal Engineer with a minimum of 2-5 years of experience for immediate employment to join our Municipal Department in our Rosemont office. We seek out experienced and responsive professionals who are committed to personal service. Qualified individuals must be self-motivated and looking to handle a multitude of various projects. CBBEL is a full service firm that can comprehensively meet the needs of both private and public sector clients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform entry level engineering support in the following areas: design and construction of site-civil, water, primarily focused in municipal engineering and & design
  • Assist Project Manager with project administrative activities, document controls and project scheduling
  • Assist in review of development plans submitted to municipal clients
  • Inspections of utilities, pavement and erosion control on private developments on behalf of municipal clients

Key Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in municipal, transportation or water resource engineering
  • Possess a minimum 2 to 5 years of design or construction experience
  • EIT is preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Knowledge of Microstation preferred

We offer high growth potential and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, disability, vacation and sick days as well as an employer matching 401(k) program. Interested candidates should email their resume or any questions to Kelsey Burke at klburke@tbgengineering.com and reference the following subject 01.07122017.ME.IAFSM.

Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd (CBBEL) is an Equal Opportunity Employer It is the policy of CBBEL to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth, or medical or common conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, parenthood, creed, veteran’s status, veteran’s disability and physical or mental disability, citizenship status or unfavorable discharge from the military. CBBEL intends that all matters related to recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, terminations and layoffs and recalls, as well as all CBBEL sponsored social and recreational programs, and all treatment on the job, be free of unlawful discriminatory practices.

Job Flyer

Posted 7/13/17, Expires 9/1/17



The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is inviting applications for the following position:
Position Title: Public Service Administrator Opt. 8E Monthly Salary Range: $3,116 - $9,765      
Position Location: One Natural Resources Way Springfield, IL 62704 (Sangamon County)
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm, 1-hour lunch, Saturday & Sunday off

Description of Duties
Under direction from the Dam Safety Section Manager, the Dam Safety Engineer, as a licensed engineer, completes reviews of new dam and dam modification applications; conducts field inspections; assists with determination of dam classifications; supervises staff. Completes review of new dam and dam modification applications for permit, and associated emergency action plan and operation and maintenance plan documentation to ensure compliance with state standards and the Rivers, Lakes and Streams Act. Conducts field inspections of dams in accordance with the terms of the FEMA Dam Safety grant agreement, and monitors all dam inspections completed by private consulting engineers for local, state and/or federal agencies. Assists with the determination of dam classification in the state of Illinois. Maintains and updates as needed, an accurate inventory of jurisdictional dams in the state of Illinois. Supervises highly technical staff to achieve program objectives. Investigates and works to remediate dam safety violations.

Desirable Education, Training and Experience
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college. Required in-depth knowledge of dams, including embankments, floodwalls, spillways and outlet works. Requires general knowledge of a wide range of state and federal statutes, rules and policies related to dams. Requires adequate knowledge of the principles and practices of hydrology, hydraulics and geotechnical engineering to supervise the inspection and review of dams. Requires the ability to motivate and manage a professional staff in order to accomplish the goals of the section. A minimum of two years of progressively responsible administrative experience is required. Good oral and written communication skills are essential for this position. An Illinois professional engineer license is required. Certification in Floodplain Management (CFM) is preferred.

Where to Apply: Loren Wobig P.E., CFM Office of Water Resources, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702 (217) 782-9130
  Name: Address: Phone:

Persons interested in applying for this position should complete a CMS100 Employment Application and submit it directly to the name and address listed above.

*NOTE: In addition, employees who are interested in a promotion into this position must have a promotional grade. If you do not already have a promotional grade for this title, complete a Promotional Examination Application(CMS100B) and sent it directly to the Examining Division, 500 William G. Stratton Building, Springfield, Illinois 62706. In order to be considered for this vacancy, the CMS100B must be mailed to the Examining Division no later than the date listed below as the last day to apply.

The Department of Natural Resources does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, handicap, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, physical stature and/or any non-merit factor in admission, treatment or employment in programs or activities in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act, the Illinois Constitution, Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Acts, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the U.S. Constitution. The Equal Employment Opportunity Office is responsible for compliance and may be reached at 217/785-0067.

Date Posted: June 13, 2017 LAST DATE TO APPLY: August 28, 2017


Job Flyer

Posted 6/16/17, Expires 6/23/17

City of Elmhurst
Employment Opportunity

Posted: June 13, 2017

Position Summary

Unique opportunity to work for a thriving community in the Western Suburbs. This is a professional civil engineering position overseeing private and public construction projects within the City. Analyzes and interprets complex engineering construction and planning documents for compliance with City requirements. The position encompasses design/construction of private development, public works and utility projects. Provides information assistance to the public and staff regarding City standards and policies. Work is performed under the direction of the City Engineer.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Minimum four (4) years of progressive, professional engineering design and project management experience.
  • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois or other state or the ability to obtain within six months.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office. AutoCAD experience a plus.
  • Valid Driver's License.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience in a municipal environment.
  • Prior plan review experience.
  • Prior construction oversight experience.
  • Prior drainage investigation experience.
  • Registration as a Certified Floodplain Manager (C.F.M.)
  • Working knowledge of the DuPage County Countywide Stormwater and Flood Plain Ordinance.

Wage: $85,000 +/- DOQ. Full time position with an excellent benefit package.

Interested candidates are requested to submit a completed application and resume online at https://cityofelmhurst.peopleadmin.com/postings/1533 or https://www.elmhurst.org/. Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of background check, drug screen, and physical. Deadline for submitting applications is July 30, 2017. The City provides equal opportunity and offers reasonable accommdations in all programs and employment.

Position Flyer

Posted 6/16/17, Expires 7/30/17

FEMA EHP Environmental Floodplain Specialist (EFSP) Reservist

PAY RATE: $16.30-$24.41/hour, subject to change.
SERIES & GRADE: AD-0301-00
POSITION INFORMATION: Multiple Positions -Temporary–Intermittent employment not to exceed 2 years
DUTY LOCATIONS: Many locations
WHO MAY APPLY: All United States Citizens
SECURITY CLEARANCE: Public Trust – Background investigation

When disaster strikes, America looks to FEMA. Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce.

The Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation Cadre (EHP) announces the hiring of EHP Environmental Floodplain Specialist (EFSP) position under FEMA's Reservist Program.

This is a 2 year appointment in the Excepted Service. Employment is on an intermittent basis.

Key Requirements

  • This position requires a Public Trust background investigation.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen to be considered for this position.
  • Travel will be required.
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government credit card.

Special Physical Requirements

  • Work is performed at a desk, walking, standing, bending, carrying light to medium objects, and in austere conditions.
  • Work may take place in undesirable conditions that include exposure to excessive heat, unhealthy environments, and extended hours.
  • Housing accommodations may be limited and require stays in temporary structures without electricity.


  • Review and implement Executive Orders 11988: Floodplains and 11990: Wetlands, environmental and historic preservation laws, other executive orders, regulations, standards, policies, guidelines for FEMA funded activities, and the 8-step review process.
  • Determines the applicable level of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review and prepares related documents.
  • Serves as a technical specialist on floodplains and wetlands, providing advice and assistance to FEMA program staff, state emergency management staff, Tribal, state, local governments, and eligible private non-profit entities for development, execution, and monitoring of environmental and historic preservation requirements.
  • Performs or oversees program administration work, such as technical project monitoring and evaluations, to meet environmental and historic preservation responsibilities.
  • Analyzes a wide range of environmental and floodplain, scientific, technical, management, engineering, socio-economic, and legal issues

How You Will be Evaluated:

  1. Resume
  2. Responses to the occupational questionnaire

Your application must show that you meet requirements for this position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess minimum competencies required for the position.

To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume will be compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. If you are qualified, you will be referred to a selection panel for consideration.

Other Information:

  • All candidates must be able to deploy with little or no advance notice to anywhere in the United States and its territories for an extended period of time. Deployments may include working in excess of eight hours a day, or in excess of 40 hours in a given week, including weekends and holidays, and under stressful, physically demanding, and austere conditions. When activated and deployed, you serve in a federal travel status and are entitled to lodging, transportation and per diem reimbursements for authorized expenses in accordance with federal travel regulations.
  • All candidates must be available to deploy at all times during the term of this appointment unless pre-approved through authorized Reservist leave. Reservists may take up to 90 days of unpaid Reservist Leave per year.
  • To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, FEMA requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully pass a background investigation for Public Trust as a condition of placement into this position. This may include a review of financial issues, such as delinquency, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs.
  • All candidates will be considered without regard to any non-merit reasons such as race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, lawful political affiliation, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, protected genetic information, parental status, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

How to apply:
Submit your resume to EHPCadre@fema.dhs.gov

What to Expect Next:
A selection panel will review resumes of all eligible applicants. A review of resumes will be on-going. We will inform you when you are being reviewed and/or selected for an interview

Job Flyer

Posted 5/10/17, Expires 6/10/17



The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is inviting applications for the following position:
Position Title: Executive II         Monthly Salary Range: $4,873-$7,392                              
Position Location: Office of Water Resources, 2050 West Stearns Road, Bartlett, IL 60103 (DuPage County)
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm, 1-hour lunch, Saturday & Sunday off

Description of Duties
Under general direction of the Statewide Programs Manager, organizes, plans, executes, controls and evaluates the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) coordination in the state with emphasis on the major metropolitan area of the six northeastern Illinois counties; assists, monitors and advises local communities in their floodplain management efforts to assure compliance with state and federal regulations and continued eligibility to participate in the NFIP; trains local officials in knowledge required for their floodplain management programs. Determines priorities for floodplain studies based on evaluation of changing hydrologic and land use conditions. Review hydrologic studies. Assists with post flood response and recovery efforts when significant flooding occurs. Reviews local government floodplain management ordinances for compliance with minimum standards of state (17 Ill. Adm. Code parts 3700 and 3708) and federal (44CFR part 50) requirements. Occasional travel is required.

Desirable Education, Training and Experience
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, preferably with course work in public administration. Requires two years of responsible administrative experience in a public or business organization; requires knowledge of and experience in land use or similar regulatory program. (Experience in floodplain management regulations at the state or local government level is preferred.) Requires ability to organize and prioritize workload and operate in an independent atmosphere. Requires strong oral and written communication skills; requires ability to read and interpret maps and other graphic and tabular data such as hydrologic studies. Requires ability to utilize word processing and spreadsheet computer programs. Requires a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) license.

Where to Apply: Paul Osman, CFM, Office of Water Resources, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702 (217) 782-4428
  Name: Address: Phone:

Bargaining unit employees interested in bidding for this position should complete a Bid Form, attach it to an application, and submit it directly to the name and address listed above. Bid Forms may be obtained at any Department of Natural Resources facility. Employees wishing to transfer must submit a Transfer Request and Bid Form before the last date to apply, listed below.

*NOTE: In addition, employees who are interested in a promotion into this position must have a promotional grade. If you do not already have a promotional grade for this title, complete a Promotional Examination Application(CMS100B) and sent it directly to the Examining Division, 500 William G. Stratton Building, Springfield, Illinois 62706. In order to be considered for this vacancy, the CMS100B must be mailed to the Examining Division no later than the date listed below as the last day to apply.

The Department of Natural Resources does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, handicap, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, physical stature and/or any non-merit factor in admission, treatment or employment in programs or activities in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act, the Illinois Constitution, Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Acts, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the U.S. Constitution. The Equal Employment Opportunity Office is responsible for compliance and may be reached at 217-785-0067.

Date Posted: April 18, 2017 LAST DATE TO APPLY: May 1, 2017


Job Flyer

Posted 4/20/17, Expires 5/20/17

FEMA Reservist (Intermittent) Careers

Reservist Careers at FEMA
FEMA is seeking talented men and women who are eager to assist disaster survivors as Reservist employees. In this role, you will have the opportunity to travel, receive training and build your professional network. Are you or someone you know looking for a rewarding intermittent work opportunity to assist disaster survivors when they are most in need? Then send your resume to fema-reservist-hiring-initiative@fema.dhs.gov. Please indicate the specific Reservist job opportunity (see below and reverse) of interest to you in the subject line of your email.

FEMA Cadres Available Positions
Disaster Survivor Assistance Disaster Survivor Assistance Specialist
Hazard Mitigation Floodplain Specialist
Hazard Mitigation 406 Specialist (Cost Analysis)
Insurance Specialist
Individual Assistance Applicant Services Program Specialist
Information Technology Communications Unit Leader
Information Technology Manager
Information Technology Specialist
Logistics Logistics Specialist (Warehouse Manager) Logistics Systems Specialist (Database Manager)
Public Assistance Public Assistance Project Specialist
Public Assistance Resource Specialist


Have This Experience or Skillset? Consider These Vacancies:
Writing press releases or developing media talking points.

Ability to parse media reports and improve communications.
  • IntergovernmentalAffairsSpecialist (External Affairs)
  • Media Relations Specialist (External Affairs)
  • Program Liaison Specialist (External Affairs)
Passion for customer service.

Desire to assist survivors as an emergency manager.

Computer savvy.
  • Applicant Services Program Specialist (Individual Assistance)
  • Disaster Survivor Assistance Specialist
  • Public Assistance Project Specialist
  • PublicAssistanceResourceSpecialist
Floodplain management experience.

Flood insurance subject matter expert.

Disaster incidents cost analysis.
  • Floodplain Specialist (Hazard Mitigation)
  • Hazard Mitigation 406 Specialist (Cost Analysis)
  • Insurance Specialist (HazardMitigation)
Facilities management.

Office set-up and break-down.

System inventory and supply reconciliation.

Courier experience.
  • Logistics Specialist (Warehouse Manager)
Generating regular analytical reports.

Tracking personnel equipment in databases.
  • Logistics Systems Specialist (Database Manager)
Information Technology Systems.

Installing or maintaining information networks.

Voice and data information systems management.
  • Communications Unit Leader (Information Technology)
  • Information Technology Manager
  • Information Technology Specialist

Send Your Resume

If you are interested in intermittent work and have experience in any of the positions listed above, send your resume to fema-reservist-hiring-initiative@fema.dhs.gov. Please indicate the specific Reservist job opportunity of interest to you in the subject line of your email.

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Posted 1/25/17, Expires 2/25/17


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