Assistant Director - Emergency Management #1276-01

JEFFERSON PARISH PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT   Gretna, LA   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 2, 2022
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JEFFERSON PARISH Personnel Department http://www.jeffparish.net/departments/personnel

INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (5008) An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY - $56,856.00 - $68,227.00 Annually

Examination is announced to establish an employment list to fill one (1) current west jefferson vacancy in the department of emergency management and for future vacancies as they occur.

KIND OF WORK Under administrative direction of the Director, assists in administering the development, preparation, and implementation of emergency management and homeland security plans, programs and activities to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public during emergency, disaster, and elevated threat conditions. Assists in development of special emergency and operational plans. Assists in coordinating department plans, operations, and functions with those of the State and Federal governments and with other public and private organizations and groups. Operates Web EOC and Zero Hour Programs. Assists in directing a preparedness planning program to include the preparation, review, and maintenance of detailed plans, standard operating procedures, checklists, cooperative aid agreements and periodic exercises and training. Performs related work as required. This position is an essential, emergency duty status worker and may not be relieved of duty when the Parish President or her designee recommends a voluntary or mandatory evacuation of Jefferson Parish. Position requires driving of a Parish vehicle, thus possession of a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record will be given preference.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO EXAMINATION I. Possession of an accredited Bachelor's degree in Emergency Management, Public Safety, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field; PLUS, at least five (5) years of verifiable, paid work experience at a supervisory level, managing an emergency management program or public safety program above the first responder level. OR II. Possession of an accredited Associate's degree in Emergency Management, Public Safety, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field; PLUS, at least seven (7) years of verifiable, paid work experience at a supervisory level, managing an emergency management program or public safety program above the first responder level. OR III. Possession of a high school diploma or equivalency certificate; PLUS, at least nine (9) years of verifiable, paid work experience at a supervisory level, managing an emergency management program or public safety program above the first responder level.

SUBSTITUTION: An accredited Master's degree in a major as stated in Option I may substitute for two (2) years of the required work experience of Option I.

PREFERRED: Certified Emergency Manager or Associate Emergency Manager from IAEM; completion of Incident Command System (ICS) training; completion of FEMA EMI coursework; and experience leading courses (or public presentations) related to Emergency Management.

KIND OF EXAMINATION (ENTRANCE AND PROMOTIONAL): The examination may consist of a written test, a rating of training and experience, an oral panel interview or any combination thereof. Acceptable applicants will be notified of the time, date, and place of any assembled testing. Applicants must supply complete and accurate information concerning their training and experience including a detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers and the dates of employment. The information is subject to verification and the Personnel Department reserves the right to determine the quality and quantity of education and experience claimed for credit.