Starting Salary: $37,675.00*
Salary Range for this Position: $37,675.00 - $64,145.00
*+ up to 15% depending on the qualifications of the successful applicant.
Current Pasco County Employees - Please refer to the Career Service Manual for starting salary information.
Responsible for planning and coordinating a County-wide, comprehensive Emergency Management Program and for organizing emergency plans for the various phases of the program.
Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for development, implementation and maintenance of a comprehensive County Resource Management and Logistics Plan and the integration of this plan as a subcomponent of the CEMP to include the integration of State of Florida Logistics Plans concepts of operations. Participates in local, regional, and state logistics planning efforts. Directly supports ESF 7 and other logistical entities during preparedness and recovery.
Responsible for oversight of the Critical Infrastructure/Key Resources (CI/KR) program. Acts as lead contact for local, regional, state and federal stakeholders as it relates to CI/KR, inclusive of those inter-dependent components related to individual and collective assets.
Responsible for planning and supporting all key emergency operations facilities within Pasco County, to include shelters, the EOC, and public and private sector's operational facilities.
Contributes to the development and redevelopment of the county's hazard vulnerability analysis through identification and monitoring of natural, human-caused, and technological hazards, calculations of occurrence intervals, and research and evaluation of the vulnerability of people, property, the environment, and government to those hazards. Supports training and exercise events.
Guides the development of Continuity of Operations Plans for governmental agencies. Acts as an alternate EOC Coordinator during time of major disaster. Serves as a duty officer and hazardous materials responder.
Attends educational events and obtains certifications to meet departmental need. Assists in the development of a comprehensive public education program. Prepares and delivers public speaking engagements before official and civic groups on topics related to core areas of responsibility. Coordinates with local media for public awareness and emergency information. Provides support to coworkers in completing tasks and assignments as needed. Makes periodic and special reports of activities and accomplishments. Performs related work as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of local, State, and Federal laws and regulations relative to organizing and maintaining recovery and preparedness program aspects of an Emergency Management Program. Knowledge of technical, tactical, and educational techniques involved in the development of an Emergency Management Program, including skills involving the detailed preparation of plans and operating procedures. Knowledge of organizational techniques. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, officials, civic groups, and the general public. Ability to conduct effective public relations programs relating to the Office of Emergency Management. Must be available and prepared to respond to any emergency/disaster or potential emergency seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Must be proficient with Microsoft products. Ability to operate, with training, various databases and other computer programs utilized by the Office of Emergency Management.
Ability to communicate effectively using speaking, hearing, writing, and vision skills. Ability to lift a minimum of up to 50 pounds and work in environmental extremes of heat and cold.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduation for an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Management or related field and two years of experience in Emergency Management, law enforcement, the military, or any combination of experience thereof.
A comparable amount of directly related experience MAY be substituted at the County's discretion for the minimum educational requirements if candidates are not available that fully meet the minimum requirements of the position as posted.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS;
Must possess a valid driver's license. Florida Professional Emergency Manager Certificate or Florida Associate Emergency Manager Certificate preferred.
ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability MAY be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.