Chemical Incident Preparedness & Response Expert (Contingent)

Consulting United States Washington DC, District Of Columbia


HWC is looking for  consultants with expertise in chemical incident preparedness and response to joint our team on a Federal government contract. You will help our customers work with communities to Identify:  
  • Chemical-related risks / vulnerabilities;
  • Current response capabilities and resources;
  • Gaps in those capabilities that limit timely and effective responses;
  • Solutions for reducing capability and resource gaps. 
Candidates must have:  
  • 5-10 years’ experience working at the state and local level specifically on chemical incident prevention, preparedness, and response;
  • Experience working with emergency response activities / agencies such as law enforcement, fire, EMS, hazmat, task forces, public health, poison centers, hospitals, medical professionals, clinics, state homeland security agencies, local government, national guard, CDC, FEMA, FBI, DoD, or DHS;
  • Training / instruction or exercise experience;
  • Clean criminal and financial/credit record enabling a successful U.S. government Public Trust background investigation.
Desired qualifications include:  
  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Working knowledge of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP).
About HWC  

HWC believes in changing the world for good. We are a multidisciplinary firm headquartered in Washington, DC that helps mission-driven partners inside and outside government create meaningful, durable change. We value a vibrant culture where our employees can collaborate, explore new ideas and grow professionally. Our comprehensive benefits program is designed with our employees’ needs in mind. HWC is a welcoming community that is stronger because of our team’s diverse backgrounds and experiences. Visit to learn more about being part of HWC.