North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking two part-time Interns to provide support to the Department of Emergency Preparedness. Responsibilities may include creating and maintaining project databases and spreadsheets; updating the agency mitigation plan; creating departmental continuity of operations guidelines; social media support and guideline development; providing technical assistance for outside agencies; assisting with a regional full scale exercise; committee meeting setup, preparation and support; maintaining, creating and distributing various reports; and consulting with departmental staff, regional stakeholders and jurisdictional representatives concerning issues within the realm of emergency management.
Position will be hired immediately and is expected to work for a period of 6 months to 1 year. Candidate must be currently enrolled in an accredited university with an anticipated enrollment in the fall. Must also have the ability to work approximately 20-25 hours per week while attending school.
- Ability to conduct research, analyze and/or present the results for further evaluation
- Grant Research/Opportunities
- FEMA NIMS Typing Standards
- Write reports based on historical data
- Strong technical writing skills
- Ability to format data into published product
- Data analysis for surveys conducted
- Knowledge of Microsoft products such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Knowledge and/or experience assisting with full scale exercises is preferred
Work requires knowledge in a general professional or technical field that may be obtained with six-months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency. Must be attending an accredited college or university during employment. Pursuit of a degree in Emergency Management or Public Administration is preferred, but not required.
NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.
The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.
Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.