Emergency Preparedness Interns
North Central Texas Council of Governments - Arlington, TX

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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.

Required Skills
  • 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

Required Experience

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.

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