Emergency Management Coordinator – Wildfire Mitigation (Part-Time)

City of Scottsdale

APPLICATION LINK: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/scottsdaleaz/jobs/3696578/emergency-management-coordinator-wildfire-mitigation-part-time




$38.78 – $56.37 Hourly

Scottsdale, AZ

Job Type
PT Regular


Job Number

9/9/2022 11:59 PM Arizona



Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains on the east.  Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation’s most desirable communities to live in, visit and do business in. Check out more about Scottsdale.


About The Position
The schedule for this part-time position will be 40 hours per week for a six months time frame.

The Emergency Management Coordinator (wildfire mitigation) position exists to develop, coordinate, plan and implement wildfire mitigation emergency management activities to ensure preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation for potential emergencies or disasters in the City of Scottsdale. Under the direction of the Emergency Manager, the Wildfire Mitigation Emergency Management Coordinator may track, oversee, and coordinate the activities of internal and external teams and projects, assist in emergency planning, research, analysis, data-entry, calendar coordination, agenda development and readiness for all City divisions and departments, and assist in developing and coordinating various, intergovernmental agreements, preparedness projects,  and grant programs in coordination with local, county, state, federal agencies, non-governmental organizations and private entities.


Selection Process
The application and supplemental questions are an integral part of the selection process and must be completed in full in order for you to be considered as a candidate. Please complete each section and answer all questions as thoroughly as possible. DO NOT state “See Resume” in lieu of answering. Unanswered questions, incomplete responses, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process.

Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to participate in a selection process that may include a panel interview. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening that may include:

  • Fingerprinting search of the national FBI Database
  • Criminal Background screening
  • Drug Screen
  • 39-Month Motor Vehicle Department Records Check


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The City of Scottsdale reserves the right to change this process at any time, potentially without advance notice.


PLEASE NOTE: Years of experience are based on a work schedule of 2,080 hours per year for full-time positions and 1,040 hours per year for part-time positions, and while work experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis, depending upon the job classification, education may not be substituted for work experience.


Minimum Qualifications 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited educational institution in Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Public Health, Forestry or closely related area.
  • Two years of experience in emergency management administration.
  • An equivalent combination of education and job-related experience may substitute for the educational requirements on a year-for-year basis.
  • Preferred:  Master’s Degree.


Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements

  • Completion of FEMA ICS courses: IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, IS-800 prior to application and L/G-300 and L/G-400 within six months of hire date.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted driver’s license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date.  The Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles requires that out-of-state driver’s licenses must be surrendered within 10 days of relocating to the State of Arizona.
  • Every person employed by the City of Scottsdale shall reside in the State of Arizona during his or her active employment by the City, regardless of whether the employee is approved to remote work.


Essential Functions

Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks:

  • Researches, analyzes, coordinates, and manages emergency management grants and
    Prepares and delivers oral presentations in front of public groups; coordinates, implements, evaluates, and revises curriculum; recruits and trains volunteers.
  • Acts as a representative of the Scottsdale Emergency Management Team on boards, task forces, or committees related to the assigned program areas.
  • Presents oral and written presentations to top management regarding emergency management planning.
    Advises, communicates, coordinates, and serves as a liaison on emergency management activities with City departments and other public safety agencies.
  • Produces written documents and statistical analysis with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence structure, punctuation, and grammar.
  • Provides grant oversight to include contract negotiations, agreements and intergovernmental relations agreements.


Work Environment/Physical Demands

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position or that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Most work is performed in a City office environment, and may have exposure to dust, noise, darkness, inclement weather, temperature extremes and unpleasant odors.
  • This position may have the ability to work remotely, as needed.
  • Work in situations involving body fluids, hazardous materials, firearms, and a variety of evidence.
    Stand or sit for long periods of time.
  • Physically lift or move persons, vehicles and other property and move over rough terrain.
  • Work sometimes involves climbing elevations; bend, stoop and reach arms above head.
  • Operates a variety of standard office equipment including a personal computer, requiring continuous and repetitive eye and arm or hand movement; communicates by radio and phone; and operate City vehicle.
    Travel to/from various locations.
  • Respond to emergency callouts.  Work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Visual and muscular dexterity to operate equipment and two-way radio.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an “otherwise qualified applicant” with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation.  Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491.This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.


City of Scottsdale

9191 E. San Salvador Dr.

Scottsdale, Arizona, 85258

(480) 312-7230





City of Scottsdale



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