Monthly Salary: $3491 - 5027, negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.
Job Classification: Professional Exempt
This position coordinates a variety of highly complex assignments within the Boulder Office of Emergency Management and departments of the City of Boulder and Boulder County. The position requires a primary skill set in the use of information technology, emergency management principles, public speaking and community outreach, organizational administration, disaster / recovery planning and project management. The position's primary responsibilities include providing community preparedness planning and education, administrative support duties, recovery coordination, emergency / disaster plan review, coordinating web site / social media information systems, and project management duties.
The Boulder Office of Emergency Management is committed to hiring employees who provide excellent customer service. Our employees act with a high level of integrity, and take responsibility for their words and actions.
Boulder Office of Emergency Management employees strive to respect and appreciate each individual's differences, and to work effectively with all people and their diverse backgrounds. We support candid and honest interactions, which respect other points of view, and are sensitive to communication differences. We achieve organizational goals through inclusive problem solving, planning, and decision-making. Community partnerships are included in this effort.
(1) TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Director of the Office of Emergency Management
(2) TITLE(S) OF POSITION(S) OVER WHICH THIS POSITION HAS DIRECT SUPERVISION: None
Examples of Duties:
performsorm duties and coordinate assignments as required by the Director of Emergency Management.
2. Coordinates the Boulder Office of Emergency Management's community preparedness and education programs.
3. Coordinates the administrative functions and services such as general cost accounting, record keeping, invoices, and budget assistance to the Director, internal / external communications or correspondence, management of office systems, documentation and grant management.
4. Performs duties, as directed, as the primary recovery coordinator and ensures the recovery plan is effective and up to date. In addition, coordinates recovery activities post disaster with recovery support functions (RSFs).
5. Responsible for developing, maintaining the accuracy and updates to the Boulder Hazard Mitigation Plan.
6. Responsible for developing, maintaining the accuracy and updates to the Boulder Emergency Operations Plan, support functional plans and hazard annexes.
7. Responsible for developing, maintaining the accuracy and updates to the Boulder Recovery Plan, debris management plan, re-entry annex, and damage assessment annex.
8. Responsible for maintaining the boulderoem.com web site, social media, web site content, and coordinating media information with ESF 15.
9. Performs project management duties related to the Multi Agency Coordination System, community education and preparedness, and event recovery.
10. Performs Emergency Support Functions in the Emergency Operations Center during activations but primarily serves as the recovery coordinator / ESF 14 position.
11. Represents the OEM Director and maintains relations with community, city, and county staff, and local, state and federal agencies on his/her behalf.
12. Participates in the team regarding various organizational development and public outreach initiatives.
13. May be assigned to specific committees as a representative of OEM.
• Performs related duties as required to meet the needs of the city or county.
• Takes proper safety precautions to prevent accidents. Responsible for the safety of self, others, materials, and equipment. Uses all required safety equipment and follows all safety regulations, policies and procedures. Reports all accidents and damage to city property.
• Responsible for knowing and complying with all city and department policies; participating in professional trainings and development; and adhering to attendance and workplace attire policies.
15. Coordinating project management duties involving local higher education emergency management
intern team members.
Duties and responsibilities are not necessarily listed from most to least critical or time consuming.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in Emergency Management, Public Administration or a related field and a minimum of two years related experience in emergency management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with the public and personnel from all levels of local, state, and federal jurisdictions is needed. Strong organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple demands simultaneously, deal with interruptions, and handle difficult situations. Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills. Ability to work independently and under minimal supervision. Experience using Microsoft Office, WEBeoc, emergency management, and incident command software. Have and maintain acceptable background information, including criminal conviction history and motor vehicle record. Valid Colorado driver's license.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS – In addition to the required minimum qualifications:
Practical experience with disaster recovery, community emergency preparedness planning, public education, continuity of operations planning, emergency plan development, EOC experience during live activations. Working knowledge of EOC systems, knowledge of the National Response Framework, and organizational administrative systems. FEMA Professional Development Series Certification preferred, with the ability to achieve the Advanced Professional Series Certification within one year.
WORKING CONDITIONS - Required Physical and Mental Effort, and Environmental Conditions:
Physical and Mental Effort: Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities that permits the employee to communicate effectively on the telephone and in person. Sufficient vision or other powers of observation that permits the employee to review, evaluate, and prepare a variety of written documents and materials. Sufficient manual dexterity that permits the employee to operate computer equipment and other office equipment. Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes which permits the employee to work in an office setting. Work may include extended periods of time viewing a computer video monitor and/ or operating a keyboard. Ability to work under stress from demanding deadlines, public contact, and changing priorities and conditions.
Work Environment: Works potentially in an EOC environment for extended periods of time. Primary work environment is in a clean, comfortable environment.
Machines and equipment used include, but are not limited to the following: Frequently uses standard office equipment including personal computers, typewriters, telephones, calculators, copy/fax machines, cell phones and tablets.