Emergency Management Coord

Maricopa County

APPLICATION LINK: https://maricopa.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/MC_External/job/5630-E-McDowell-Rd-Phoenix-AZ-85008/Emergency-Management-Coord_JR1383-1




Emergency Management Coord

5630 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85008

Time Type
Full time

Posted On
Posted Yesterday

Job Requisition ID


Posting Date 11/16/22

Application Deadline 11/24/22

Pay Range $55,016 – $84,864 annually

The pay range listed above reflects the FULL pay range for this position. Salary offers are based on the candidate’s equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification. The position is not eligible for overtime compensation.


Job Type




Emergency Management


About the Position

Are you a master Emergency Management Coordinator who keeps a level head in the face of chaos? Do you have the ability to prepare for the worst and hope for the best? If so, we encourage you to apply for our Emergency Management Coordinator position, where you will use your unique skills to develop plans for preparedness, response, and recovery from unusual emergencies. Join the team that seeks to create safer, resilient communities in Maricopa County!


About the Department of Emergency Management

Are you ready to help your community prepare for a large-scale emergency and keep our County safe? We are looking for motivated individuals to rise to the occasion! Maricopa County Department of Emergency Management prepares for, responds to, and recovers from large-scale community disasters. Security Services is a division within the Emergency Management Department that provides specialized armed security services and executive protection to our County leaders and ensures the safety of County facilities and property. Some of our partners include local and state governments, industry leaders, universities, and community organizations active in disasters. Our department embraces cutting-edge technologies and innovative partnerships to bring unique solutions to complicated problems. Join our team to continue our efforts to keep our residents safe!


Proud to Offer

  • Perform work with a greater purpose
  • Opportunities for growth and development within Maricopa County
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Exceptional work-life balance
  • Low-cost, high-value healthcare for you and your qualifying dependents
  • Paid vacation, sick, and parental (birth/adoption) leaves
  • Extensive wellness program, including healthcare premium discounts
  • Employee discounts for goods and services
  • Learn more at maricopa.gov/5284/Why-Work-Here


We Require

  • Bachelor’s degree in emergency management or a related field
  • Two years of professional experience in program or project management for emergency operations
  • Combination of post-secondary education or job-related experience may substitute for the minimum qualifications on a year-for-year basis
  • Valid Arizona driver’s license upon hire
  • Completion of FEMA IS-100, IS-200, ICS-300, ICS-400, IS-700, IS-800, IS-120.c, IS-230.d, IS-235.c, IS-240.b, IS-241.b, IS-242.b, IS-244.a, and IS-2200 or the ability to complete within one year of the hire date
  • Experience utilizing National Incident Management System (NIMS), Incident Command System (ICS), Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 101, and Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP)


We Also Value

  • Experience working in local, state, tribal, or federal emergency management
  • Experience working in an Emergency Operations Center during a disaster or emergency
  • FEMA Professional Development Series (PDS) and Advanced Professional Series (APS) Certificates of Completion
  • Completion of or progress toward the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Certified Emergency Manager or Associate Emergency Manager


Job Contributions

  • Develop, coordinate, and evaluate emergency operations plans and continuity of operations plans of the County, cities, towns, and related government and partner agencies
  • Assist in preparing and coordinating the County’s all-hazards emergency and disaster-related preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery standard operating procedures/guides and associated checklists
  • Serve as essential personnel in the County, partner city, town, and tribal nation’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during emergencies and exercises on a 24/7 basis
  • Conduct and support community all-hazards education and outreach activities, work with county departments to enhance employee and family preparedness
  • Serve as the department’s principal point of contact for assigned department programs or projects
    Develop, coordinate, and conduct all-hazards training and exercises for the County, cities, towns, and related government and partner agencies per departmental Training and Exercise Plans and Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program guidance
  • Develop and implement new or existing initiatives to maximize effectiveness and efficiency in pursuit of departmental, County, and regional all-hazard preparedness, response, and recovery objectives
  • Assist in the planning, training, and exercises associated with Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) incident response
  • Assist in the planning, training, and exercises associated with preventative radiological/nuclear detection/interdiction programs


Working Conditions

  • Works a rotational schedule as an on-call duty officer, regularly, after hours, and on weekends
  • Night shift position
  • Deployment during adverse conditions to just about anywhere in our geographically large County and further, through the Arizona Mutual Aid Compact, anywhere in the state
  • Deployments can be to established or makeshift emergency operations centers and liaison positions with unified command in the field
  • Setting up family assistance & reception centers, shelters, and other necessities. During these times of emergency, infrastructure will be affected (electricity, technology, etc.) such that elevators, automatic door openers, etc., will be inoperable. Conditions at these locations can also range in weather, proximity to other individuals, and changing tasks
  • Ability to maintain a current driver’s license to deploy themselves to these locations


Selection Procedure

The Maricopa County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates considered to be the most highly qualified. Those selected will be assessed based on the evaluation of listed education and experience. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a list provided by Human Resources.

All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.


Maricopa County is an EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.  



Maricopa County



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