Under general direction of the OEM Supervisor, assists in developing, managing, and administering the operations of the office and assists in coordinating the emergency operation plans and implements emergency action and response procedures for Doña Ana County.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES. Perform other related duties as assigned.
A. Education. Bachelor’s Degree in Emergency Management, Urban Planning, Public Administration, or a directly related field.
B. Experience. Four (4) years of experience in the emergency management field performing tasks such as developing/maintaining hazard assessment plans; training on emergency management topics; and responding to natural and man-made hazardous incidents. One year of related work experience in research, planning, public information, or resource management actual applied experience including any combination of the above is preferred.
C. Education/Experience substitution. In accordance with County policy.
D. Licenses/Certifications. Valid Class-D Driver’s License; Certification as an Emergency Manager within one year of hire. FEMA and NIMS certification courses as outlined by the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (NMDHSEM) and Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) guidelines. Fire Inspector I certification within one year of hire. Fire Instructor I certification within one year of hire.
E. Other. Background and driver’s license check. Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) within one year of hire.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
KNOWLEDGE: Planning methods and techniques, plan formulation, coordination techniques, and planning implementation strategies. Methods and techniques used in fact finding, analysis and interpretation of basic information, and projection of these facts into comprehensive plans, programs, and recommendations to meet future needs.
SKILLS: Experience with the National Incident Management System and the Incident Command System is required. Good presentation skills, organizational skills, interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees, and elected officials.
ABILITIES: Use a wide range of computer programs that include MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access. Must be self-motivated, reliable and have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.