STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B25

Class No. 6244

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM COORDINATOR V

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs highly advanced and/or managerial (senior-level) emergency management or public safety program coordination work.  Work involves directing emergency management or public safety program activities; and directing consultative services and technical assistance provided to program staff, governmental agencies, community organizations, or the public. May plan, assign and/or supervise the work of others.  Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. 

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Directs the planning, development, and evaluation of emergency management, public safety, or homeland security programs.

Directs the development of performance reports and the implementation of changes.

Directs consultative services and technical assistance provided to program staff, governmental agencies, community organizations, or the public.

Directs technical assistance for warnings, alerts, and communications systems and emergency operations.

Directs responses to requests for emergency assistance and resources.

Oversees service delivery system methods, outputs, and activities to identify gaps in resources; and implements improvements.

Oversees those who provide presentations and training to community and professional groups to facilitate interest in emergency management programs.

Evaluates incident information, threat warnings, homeland security reports, weather information, bulletins, and other communications.

Evaluates surveys or reviews to determine compliance with requirements, laws, regulations, policies, and procedures related to emergency management and public safety.

Evaluates the outcomes of emergency management or public safety program initiatives and reports identifying effectiveness and/or recommendations for improvement.

Evaluates incident trends and findings relative to emergency management and public safety projects under development.

Evaluates operations, reports, recommendations, and justifications.

Serves as a liaison between state agencies, local officials, volunteer group representatives, federal agency representatives, and other potential emergency response entities.

Briefs officials with information during an emergency or threat to public safety or property.

Develops policy and procedure manuals, and implements rules and regulations for emergency management or public safety programs.

May participate in budget preparation.

May lead or participate in local, state, and federal emergency exercises.

May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in emergency management or public safety work.  Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in management, planning, public administration, or a related field is generally preferred.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws related to public safety and emergency management; and of program planning, implementation, and monitoring.

Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software.

Ability to gather, assemble, correlate, and analyze facts; to devise solutions to problems; to evaluate reports; to develop and implement policies and procedures; to communicate effectively; and to plan, assign and/or supervise the work of others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require registration, certification, or licensure in a specialty area.


State Auditor’s Office

Added 9-1-15