Emergency Management Coordinator
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Plans, directs and administers the Emergency Management Program, the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, and related plans and procedures.
- Acts as a liaison with other municipalities, county, state, federal and other emergency management organizations.
- Maintains a functioning 24-hour emergency operations center.
- Reviews, changes and/or develops current and new plans and procedures as needed.
- Organizes disaster drills and exercises. Reviews results and makes improvements.
- Conducts training and public information presentations for city employees and general population.
- Serves as municipal representative for various state and countywide emergency management meetings.
- Assists city departments with emergency and disaster plans and procedures.
- Keeps up to date with emergency management issues and provides information to city departments as required.
- Knowledge of the laws and regulations governing emergency management.
- Knowledge of emergency and/or disaster planning principles and practices.
- Knowledge of departmental policies and procedures.
- Skill in managing and coordinating disaster recovery operations.
- Skill in both verbal and written communication.
- Skill in the use of a computer and related software.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
- Ability to analyze information under emergency operating conditions and directing the course of action to be taken.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Emergency Management, Public Safety, Public Administration or a related field and three (3) years of disaster and emergency planning experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Certification as an Emergency Manager is preferred.
Last Revision date: October 2001