Welcome to the Career Opportunities area of the ACP Greater Houston Chapter Web site. Here, you can view descriptions of positions available in the field of business continuity planning, emergency management, and risk management in the Greater Houston area. This is a value-added service to the chapter members, guests and chapter affiliates in the local resilience community.

Employers and recruiters are invited to post positions available in Business Continuity, IT Disaster Recovery, Emergency Management, Risilience, Emergency Response, Risk Management and Corporate Crisis Management. Positions will be posted for up to 90 days at no cost.

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Emergency Management Program Manager (Public Information) - Partially Grant Funded
Employer: City of Houston

Position Location: Houston, TX
Sector: Government

For More Information: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/houston/jobs/3056254/emergency-management-program-manager-public-informationpartially-grant-funded

Emergency Management Specialist III (Emergency Public Information Systems) - Grant Funded
Employer: City of Houston

Position Location: Houston, TX
Sector: Government

For More Information: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/houston/jobs/3068761/emergency-management-specialist-iii-emergency-public-information-systems-grant

Emergency Management Specialist III (Crisis Information Systems) - Grant Funded
Employer: City of Houston

Position Location: Houston, TX
Sector: Government

For More Information: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/houston/jobs/3052233/emergency-management-specialist-iii-crisis-information-systemsgrant-funded

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Upcoming Training 


Course Title





Multiple Dates

DRI Business Continuity Courses

(Various Offerings)

Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI)

Online Options


***The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) provides a comprehensive training registration and transcript service for FEMA, TDEM, TEEX, and other government approved emergency management and continuity courses.  You can register and search courses across Texas at Preparing Texas.***

 FEMA Independent Study Courses (Free Virtual Courses)

Course CodeCourse Title
IS-1300 Introduction to Continuity of Operations
IS-156 Building Design for Homeland Security for Continuity of Operations
IS-520 Introduction to Continuity of Operations Planning for Pandemic Influenzas
 Continuity Excellence Series FEMA Continuity of Excellence Series Level I & II Information Page

Articles/White Papers

If anyone has an article/white paper/document they would like to share with the chapter, please send Information Director a copy to include on the website.

Other Resources


Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII)

  • CBCP - Business Continuity (2+ years)
  • ABCP - Business Continuity (<2 years)
  • CFCP - Functional SME
  • CBCV - Industry Resilience

Business Resilience Certification Corsortium International (BRCCI)

  • CBRM - Resilience Management 
  • CBRA - Reslilience Auditing
  • CBRITP - Information Technology
  • MABR - Master Resilience Management

International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)

  • CEM - Emergency Management

Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA)

Degree and Certificate Program

For resilliency, continuty, emergency management, and homeland security degree and certificate programs, please click here. (FEMA Higher Education Site)

Local or Online Degree Programs

Business Continuity, Security and Risk Management (Master of Science) - Boston University

  • BCP
  • Security
  • Risk Management

Concentration in Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (Master of Criminal Justice) - Boston University

  • Cybersecurity
  • Cybercrime

Computer Information Systems (Master of Science) - Boston University

  • Computer application systems
  • Information security
  • Risk management

Risk Management (MBA) - Walden University

Crisis Management and Business Continuity (Short Certificate Program) - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • BCP
  • DRP
  • Crisis management

Emergency Management and Business Continuity (Applied Science T-Degree Program) - Edmonds Community College

  • Emergency management
  • Hazard response
  • DRP
  • Business continuity
  • Health and safety

Security and Strategic Intelligence, Business Continuity Track (Bachelor of Science) - Saint Louis University

  • Security
  • BCP

Emergency Management & Business Continuity/EMBC (Associate of Arts/Bachelor of Arts) - Metropolitan College of New York

  • Emergency management
  • BCP

Information, Risk and Operations Management (MBA) - University of Texas at Austin

  • Business analytics
  • Information management
  • Supply chain and operations management

Homeland Security (Master of Arts) - Northeastern University

  • Security
  • Emergency management
  • Risk management
  • Threat mitigation

Security Management with a Critical Response Certificate (Bachelor of Science) - University of Phoenix

  • BCP
  • Corporate security
  • Incident response
  • Personnel management

Security Management with Asset Prevention/Loss Prevention Certificate (Associate of Arts) - University of Phoenix

  • Corporate security
  • Enterprise risk mitigation
  • Security technology
  • Workplace safety

Continuity Management (Graduate Level Certificate) - Drexel University

  • Crisis management
  • Risk management
  • Emergency management
  • Disaster recovery

Emergency Management and Continuity Planning (Graduate Level Certificate) - University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Continuity planning
  • Crisis management
  • Risk management
  • Hazard vulnerability analysis
  • Information systems
  • Strategic planning

Business Continuity and Risk Management (Advanced Certificate Program) - Iona College

  • Risk management
  • Disaster recovery
  • Business resilience practicum

Emergency Management and Homeland Security (Master of Arts) - Arizona State University

  • Community resilience and recovery
  • Integrated emergency management
  • Interoperability for emergency managers
  • Public management

CyberSecurity (Master of Science - online) - Georgia Institute of Technology

  • MS Cybersecurity degree with a technology specialization - The School of Computer Science
  • MS Cybersecurity degree with a cyber-physical and energy systems specialization - The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
  • MS Cybersecurity degree with a policy specialization - The School of Public Policy (PUBP)

Computer Information Systems degree with Cyber Security Programming specialization (Bachelor of Science - online or on-campus) - DeVry University (Vendor requested listing)

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