Post Date: 02/03/2020
Close Date: 02/16/2020
Are you an Emergency Management professional with the ability to stay calm in stressful situations? Do you enjoy collaborating with the community, a leader who enjoys preparing plans and procedures for responding to natural disasters and other emergencies? If so, Come Lead With Us as an Emergency Management Manager!
The Emergency Management Manager plans, organizes and directs the County's all-hazards preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery programs. This position also develops, coordinates, and tests comprehensive emergency response and recovery plans; implements and oversees incident support and coordination operations during emergencies and disasters; and communications and collaborates with people of all backgrounds.
The Emergency Management Manager exercises direct supervision, coordination, and leadership of administrative, technical, and professional level staff in performing required duties. Incumbents may also coordinate and provide administrative and technical support services to all County departments, other public jurisdictions, and non-profit and private organizations throughout Washington County during emergencies and disasters.
** All applications must include a comprehensive resume and a 1-2 page cover letter detailing your education and experience in Emergency Management. **
Education and Experience:
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
A Bachelor's Degree in emergency management, or in business administration, public administration, or other closely aligned program from an accredited institution of higher education; AND
Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in managing an emergency management program or function to include two (2) years of supervising staff.
An associate degree in emergency management or in business administration, public administration, or other closely aligned program from an accredited institution of higher education; AND
Six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in managing an emergency management program or function to include two (2) years of supervising staff.
ADDITIONAL LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, PHYSICAL ABILITIES AND SPECIALTY REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of certificates of completion for the following ICS/NIMS courses: ICS-100, ICS-200, ICS-300, ICS-400, IS-700, and IS-800.
Successful completion of the FEMA Professional Development Series (PDS) or ability to complete within one (1) year.
Successful completion of the Oregon Office of Emergency Management Basic Applied Practices Series (BAPS) or ability to complete in two (2) years.
Ability to travel to meetings and attend trainings that may require overnight stays.
Availability for 24-hour on-call response to an incident scene, the Emergency Operations Center, or another incident facility.
Successful passing of an extensive background investigation including national fingerprint records check.
Possession of a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record.
If you have completed education in a college or university outside the United States and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted.
Salary $9,057.23 - $11,004.95 Monthly
For more information and to apply visit: www.washcojobs.org
Complete details: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cowashingtonor