**THIS IS A GRANT FUNDED POSITION SUBJECT TO ANNUAL RENEWAL**
Performs highly responsible complex, professional and supervisory work administrating all activities and programs of the assigned section of the Emergency Management Division; develops and implements programs and initiatives to achieve organizational goals; work includes formulating short- and long-range objectives, developing guidelines, procedures, schedules, and evaluating the effectiveness of section/program activities; oversees preparation and maintenance of operational and organizational standards; coordinates emergency management activities and initiatives with other state agencies, federal agencies, local governments, industry, and volunteer groups. Work is performed under limited direction with extensive latitude for and expectation of the exercise of initiative, innovation and discretion within the limits of applicable statutory and regulatory requirements and of departmental policies and procedures.
State Classification #: 1602
State Classification Name: Manager III
Salary Group: B24
In coordination with the Assistant Director, Deputy Assistant Director or State Coordinator for the assigned section, directs and supervises the activities of the section; establishes goals and objectives for the section and develops and implements operating procedures and standards; plans, schedules, organizes, directs, and controls the work of assigned employees to achieve section goals efficiently and effectively; oversees hiring, training, professional development, and periodic evaluations of the performance of assigned personnel; maintains attendance and work time records, approves employee time off, coaches and counsels employees, and recommends disciplinary sanctions as necessary; may prepare daily, weekly, and monthly production reports.
Develops section/program budgets and monitors their implementation; gathers, organizes and analyzes operating data, project requirements and projected changes in programs to develop biennial budget requests; oversees procurement activities to purchase equipment, supplies and services required to support the section’s processes and activities; compiles information and prepares performance measures for review by the Division executive staff, DPS senior staff, and the Public Safety Commission; conducts research, assessments and analyses of products, processes, procedures and operational standards and guidelines, and may facilitate/implement process and procedure changes; monitors compliance with policies and procedures; reviews new and existing state and federal laws and regulations to assess their impact on the section or Division activities, and may make recommendations for changes when appropriate.
Establishes and maintains liaison with Department of Public Safety (DPS) divisions, state agencies, federal agencies, local governments, private industry, volunteer groups, and others regarding the administration of section programs and the development and implementation of initiatives pertinent to the assigned section; prepares and presents speeches and briefings and represents the Emergency Management Division in working groups, committees, conferences and workshops relating to emergency management; receives and responds to inquiries from constituents, consumers, partners and the general public relating to state emergency management programs and section activities; generates miscellaneous correspondence as needed.
May oversee the administration of grants; may coordinate/facilitate audits and inspections to verify that grant funds are utilized in accordance with the terms of the grant; may oversee the timely processing of grant payment requests, approve grant payments, review and verify grant audits, monitor required interim and final reporting requirements, and approve the final closure of grants upon completion; may prepare a variety of reports for Department, State and Federal monitoring of program activities and progress toward grant objectives.
May recruit and train teams of disaster reservists to be available to assist in the Division’s operational objectives during disaster situations; may coordinate the activation and deployment of resources, assets and personnel; may provide technical and operational guidance to activated reservists.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in the areas of business, technology or social science PLUS five (5) years successful, full-time paid employment in positions involving progressive responsibilities in the areas of program management, business management or the supervision of large-scale operations within a private, industrial, federal, state or local governmental organization; with at least two (2) years of such experience within the emergency management or emergency response professions preferred. Additional direct qualifying work experience as described above may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis (one  year of experience = 30 academic semester hours).
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of: the principles and practices of emergency management including relevant state and federal laws and regulations; ability to understand, interpret, and apply the laws, rules, and regulations applicable to programs the Division administers, as well as applicable Department and Division policies and procedures; of the organization and practices of local, state and federal governments.
Skill in the operation of a personal computer, with proficiency in mainstream business software including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications.
Ability to: communicate and interact effectively with other Department employees and officials in federal, state, county, and municipal organizations, vendors and other private sector organizations to accomplish assigned objectives efficiently and effectively; maintain progress on a number of complex projects which may be underway simultaneously, while continuing to monitor the work of assigned employees; travel by state or personal vehicle or commercial airline to participate in program meetings, training, and workshops; work evenings and weekends when the Division is required to carry out state emergency operations.
Must have and maintain valid driver license from state of residence.
Prior completion of the IS 100, 200, 300 and 700 courses
Must maintain phone for emergency contact.
Must be able to travel as necessary, including overnight stays.
Must maintain a valid Driver License from state of residence.
Must successfully complete the following training/education within six (6) months of placement into this position:
IS 400 – Advanced Incident Command System
IS 701, 702, 703, 704 and 800 courses
Thirty two (32) hours of annual professional-development training pre-approved by the employee’s supervisor.
DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS WE DO NOT ACCEPT TELEPHONE CALLS. ONLY CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.
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