Serco Inc.

FEMA Consultant First Level

Recruiting Location : Location
US-IL-Rock Island
Position Type
Security Clearance
Clearance Details
Ability to obtain and maintain DHS Public Trust
No - Teleworking not available for this position

Position Description

Serco has a great opportunity for you to take a role as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) disaster recovery initiatives in multiple disciplines to support in Zone 2 across the Midwest. These positions are deployment based and must be willing and able to deploy anywhere in Zone 2. 


The First-Level FEMA Consultant will include professional and non-professional personnel to provide support to state, tribal, territorial local governments, and some private non-profits. Serco strives to provide support quickly and efficiently to FEMA’s mission by providing assistance to those effected by man-made and natural disasters.


This position is contingent upon your ability to obtain/maintain/transfer a DHS Clearance.

This position is contingent upon customer requirements and/or their approval.


In these roles, you will provide expertise in the following Disciplines:

  • Accountants
  • Appraisers (Commercial experience)
  • Archaeologists
  • Architectural Historian
  • Biologists
  • Commercial Property Insurance Specialists
  • Construction Inspectors
  • CPA’s
  • Database Developers
  • Ecologists
  • Engineers-(Architect or Civil or Coastal or Electrical or Mechanical or Sanitary or Soil/Geotechnical or Structural or Technician)
  • Environmental Planners
  • Estimators
  • Financial Analysts
  • Floodplain Managers-Certified
  • General Planners
  • Geologists
  • Graphic Artists
  • Health Scientists
  • Historic Architects
  • Horticulturalists
  • Hydrologists
  • Industrial Hygienists
  • Managers-(Project or Construction)
  • Technical Writers
  • Water Quality Specialists
  • Wetlands Specialists


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • The First-level requires a minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience
  • Clearance: Must have the ability to obtain and maintain DHS Public Trust.
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Due to the nature of the work you must have strong Microsoft Office Skills, excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have ability to deploy to any location in zone 2 with a 24-48 hour notice.
    • Zone 2 includes Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
  • Must be comfortable and experienced using a Smart Phone
  • Must have a sound technical knowledge base of discipline’s standard concepts, principles and techniques.
  • Must be able to work independently, in a team environment and under stressful conditions with tight deadlines.

Additional desired experience and skills:

  • Depending on the LCAT and level of the LCAT a Degree may be required.
  • Knowledge of the FEMA Public Assistance Program/Policy
  • Trained in the PA delivery model preferred
  • FEMA PA experience preferred
  • Active FEMA badge
  • Willing to deploy for 6 months – 12 months

If you are interested in supporting and working with our FEMA efforts then submit your application now for immediate consideration.  It only takes a few minutes and could change your career!


Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.


Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email


COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable requirements regarding COVID-19 regulations, including COVID-19 vaccinations and testing requirements.


Positions supporting US Federal contracts located within the continental United States (including corporate support positions): Pursuant to Executive Order 14042 (Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors), Serco requires covered employees and new hires, whether working at a customer site, working remotely, or working in a Serco facility, to be fully vaccinated (two weeks from last/only inoculation) by December 8, 2021 and provide valid documentation of their vaccination status (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).


Canada, state/provincial or OCONUS based contracts and positions: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).


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