This classification provides the City with operational, logistical, and planning services in the field of Emergency Management.
Illustrative Examples of Essential Duties:
· Develops, revises, implements, maintains and provides input on internal and external comprehensive disaster plans, checklists and programs addressing county-wide all-hazard mitigation, response, recovery and preparedness actions.
· Example plans are a Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan and Annexes, Continuity of Operations Plans, Business Plans, Residential - Business Development Emergency Evacuation Plans, National Incident Management Plan, Critical Facility Inventory Plan, School Disaster Plans, Not-For-Profit Disaster Plans, Exercise After Action Reports, Recovery Plans, Local Mitigation Strategy Plan, and Post Disaster Redevelopment Plan.
· Provides input to the Regional Evacuation Plan, State Shelter Plan, and Catastrophic Plan.
· Manages the Special Needs Plan and Program coordinating with the School Board, Health Department, Hospice, Public and Private health care agencies to provide emergency sheltering and transportation assistance during emergency events.
· Develops and conducts personal and professional all-hazards educational seminars and expos to the public, businesses, civic organizations, not-for profits and City staff.
· Conducts and coordinates the National Incident Management System and Incident Command System training to ensure the City meets Federal compliance standards.
· Manages the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program and training courses. Provides support to the Local Mitigation Strategy Committee and Disaster Preparedness and Planning.
· Develops and implements required all hazard disaster exercises; provides input and participates in external agency exercises.
· Researches, develops and assists with the maintenance and implementation of local, State and Federal grants.
· May function as the Incident Commander or the Plans, Operations, Logistics or Recovery Chief.
· Performs other related work as required.
· Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Emergency Management, Planning, Communications, Emergency Services, Business or Public Administration, or related field.
· AICP Certification (American Institute of Certified Planners) may be considered equivalent of required Bachelor's degree.
· Minimum of two (2) years experience Emergency Management Planning, Training or Exercise Design required.
· Certification from the Florida Emergency Preparedness Association as a Florida Emergency Management Professional (FPEM) and/or the International Association of Emergency Management as a Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) preferred. (FPEM certification required within four (4) years of employment.)
· Completion of the FEMA Professional Development Series Courses preferred.
· Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record (Valid Florida driver's license within 30 days of hire).
· Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.