FULL JOB DESCRIPTION
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR II (5006)
$41,413.00 – $49,696.00 Annually
West Bank – Jefferson Parish, LA
Emergency Management 0140
11/18/2022 3:00 PM Central
Purpose of Announcement
EXAMINATION IS ANNOUNCED TO ESTABLISH AN EMPLOYMENT LIST TO FILL ONE (1) CURRENT WEST JEFFERSON VACANCY IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND FUTURE VACANCIES AS THEY OCCUR.
Kind of Work
The purpose of this position is to perform responsible administrative work assisting the Assistant Director/Emergency Management Coordinator III in the daily operations of the Emergency Management Department. This position works closely with Parish, State and Federal Agencies to develop and update plans for responding to emergencies. Employee coordinates emergency management and operational activities with those of other divisions and outside agencies and organizations. Employee in this position is responsible for compiling all necessary resource lists and directories needed for emergency operations. Assist in preparation of standard operating procedures and the overall Jefferson Parish emergency operations plan. Employee prepares federal budget and assist in the parish budget; prepares monthly expenditure reports for federal funding; work with department of homeland security grant funding and provide reports of funding. Assist with maintain the fleet of department vehicles and specialized equipment including driving and operating the Mobile Command Vehicle and Satellite Communications Vehicle. Assists in the activation of Emergency Operations Center by ensuring the EOC and the 911 center are in working condition and ready for activation. Maintains activity logs and other appropriate records during emergencies. Performs related work as required. This position is an essential, emergency duty status worker and may not be relieved of duty when the Parish President or his designee recommends a voluntary or mandatory evacuation of Jefferson Parish. Position requires driving of a Parish vehicle, thus possession of a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record will be given preference.
Minimum Qualifications For Admission to Examination
Meets ONE of the following:
1) Current employment with Jefferson Parish and permanent civil service status at or above the level of Emergency Management Coordinator I, with experience assisting with the preparation and training of Emergency Management plans and operating procedures.
2) Possession of an accredited Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Management, Fire Science, Atmospheric Science/Meteorology, Homeland Security, or a related field; PLUS, significant experience (approx. one year) working in the field of emergency management, law enforcement, or emergency response.
3) Possession of an accredited Associate’s degree in a major of study, as described in Option 2; PLUS, considerable experience (approx. three years) working in the field of emergency management, law enforcement, or emergency response.
4) Possession of a high school diploma (or equivalent); PLUS, extensive experience (approx. five years)* working in the field of emergency management, law enforcement, or emergency response.
*Substitution: Active certification as an Associate Emergency Manager (AEM) may substitute for two (2) years of the experienced required in Option 4.
NOTE: Must submit proof of education and certification, as applicable for qualifying purposes.
Kind of Examination
(ENTRANCE AND PROMOTIONAL)
The examination may consist of a written test, a rating of training and experience, an oral panel interview or any combination thereof. Acceptable applicants will be notified of the time, date, and place of any assembled testing. Applicants must supply complete and accurate information concerning their training and experience including a detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers and the dates of employment. The information is subject to verification and the Personnel Department reserves the right to determine the quality and quantity of education and experience claimed for credit.
JOB POSTING NO. 5006-08A
200 Derbigny Street, Suite 3100
Gretna, Louisiana, 70053
To apply for this job please visit www.governmentjobs.com.