- Emergency Management Officer III
- What will I be doing?
- Do I qualify?
- Can I be successful?
- How do I apply?
This is mid-level professional supervisory work planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating one or more phase(s) of a statewide emergency management program.
Supervises staff planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating one or more phase(s) of a statewide emergency management program: Preparedness, Response, and/or Recovery Operations.
Assists management with developing and reviewing the State Emergency Operations Plan (SEOP), Hazard Mitigation Plan, Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP), Threat Hazard Identification Risk Analysis (THIRA), and an emergency management strategic plan; advises management of areas of concern and suggests revisions.
Recommends programs to efficiently utilize local, state, and federal resources in time of emergency.
Assists local community groups with developing emergency management plans; coordinates emergency planning with local, state, and federal agencies, and/or charitable organizations.
Advises and assists local officials regarding emergency management matters; interprets state and federal requirements and procedures; and serves as a liaison with local, state, and federal representatives.
Trains and monitors personnel assigned to the Communications Center and the State Emergency Operations Center during disaster and emergency operations.
Addresses civic and community groups to promote emergency management programs; ensures effective utilization of community resources in the education of the public in non-military defense.
Supervises the processing and review of state and federal grant payment requests, submitted bills, and invoices.
Monitors and tracks expenditures, requests payments, and audits bills.
Conducts damage assessments, inspections, and closeouts of recovery projects for completeness and quality of workmanship.
Plans and conducts special studies and surveys; plans and evaluates emergency management activities.
Coordinates, plans, and participates in HSEEP, National Incident Management System (NIMS), and other emergency management training, workshops, meetings, and conferences; tests and evaluates disaster training exercises.
Disseminates the Emergency Operations Procedures Manual, emergency contact procedures for disaster emergency response and recovery, and the agency’s standard operating procedures; recommends revisions to policies and procedures.
Communicates with local officials, government agencies, federal emergency management representatives, and other interested parties; addresses policies and regulations; and supervises the preparation and review of technical reports, correspondence, and other emergency management related materials.
Operates personal computer/printer and provides software support.
Travels to assigned locations to fulfill the requirements of the position.
Exercises considerable independence and initiative in the performance of duties; receives general administrative direction.
Performs other related work as assigned.
(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)
One or more years of experience as an Emergency Management Officer II with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; and,
Three or more years of professional and/or supervisory experience in emergency management, including disaster preparedness, response, and/or recovery operations under an established National Incident Management System.
(24 earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration, Emergency Management, Communication, social sciences, behavioral sciences, and/or a closely related field may substitute for required education and one year of the required experience.)
(A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration, Emergency Management, Communication, social sciences, behavioral sciences, and/or a closely related field may substitute for the required education and two years of the required experience.)
(Additional qualifying experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required college education.)
Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.
Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?
Comprehensive knowledge of the phases of emergency management and their relevance to public safety.
Comprehensive knowledge of the policies, regulations, guides, and precedents pertinent to the assigned emergency management phase(s).
Intermediate knowledge of the plans and functions of emergency management at the local, state, and federal levels.
Intermediate knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration and office management.
Intermediate knowledge of state and local governmental organization, operations, and resources.
Intermediate knowledge of the formal emergency management planning process.
Intermediate knowledge of NIMS.
Intermediate knowledge of HSEEP.
Intermediate knowledge of supervisory principles and techniques.
Intermediate knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of various types of emergency communications equipment and transmission media.
Skill in managing and resolving conflict in high intensity situations.
Ability to provide direction during stressful situations.
Ability to consult and provide technical assistance to local, state, and federal representatives on emergency management issues.
Ability to coordinate gathering, correlation, summarization, interpretation, and reporting of a variety of technical emergency management information and data.
Ability to analyze implications, identify trends, and apply conclusions to complex problems.
Ability to effectively manage special project work groups as assigned.
Ability to communicate effectively to small or large groups of people.
Ability to comprehend, interpret, communicate, and apply regulations, procedures, and related emergency management information.
Ability to plan, assign, supervise, and evaluate the work of staff.
Ability to use and operate a personal computer and other standard office equipment.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of personnel, public officials, civic and community groups, and the general public.
Ability to travel and work nights, weekends, and holidays when required to respond to disaster/emergency situations.
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