- Flood Plain Management Officer
- What will I be doing?
- Do I qualify?
- Can I be successful?
- How do I apply?
This is highly responsible professional administrative public contact work in the planning, development and implementation of a state-wide Flood Plain Management program.
An employee in this class assumes responsibility for the planning, promotion, direction, and evaluation of a major phase of the Flood Plain Management program. Work involves advising and assisting the Director, State Emergency Management Agency, in a state-wide program and normally involves frequent contacts with state and local officials, public agencies, community and civic groups, etc. Duties also include conducting special studies and surveys and planning and participating in workshops, conferences and test exercises. Work is performed under the general direction and review of an administrative superior.
Assists and advises the Director, State Emergency Management Agency, in the development and coordination of a major phase of the state-wide Flood Plain Management program.
Supervises, plans and conducts special studies and surveys necessary for the organization, planning and evaluation of Flood Plain Management activities including hazard mitigation.
Advises and assists local officials on Flood Plain Management matters; interprets and explains federal requirements and procedures; maintains liaison with federal representatives on Flood Plain Management matters.
Plans and participates in Flood Plain Management training, workshops, conferences and test exercises, particularly in those program areas in which responsibility is delegated.
Makes public appearances before civic and community groups to promote the Flood Plain Management program.
Corresponds with local officials, government agencies, federal Flood Plain Management representatives, etc.; prepares reports as required.
Assists local communities throughout the state in preparation of ordinances, pamphlets, training and education documents and various planning reports.
Travels extensively throughout the state to conduct community assistance visits and make community assessments.
Reviews ordinances for compliance with federal and state regulations.
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. 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 year as an Emergency Management Officer III or Planner II with the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency.
Three years of professional or technical experience in one or more of the areas of qualifying experience described below; and graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with specialization in public, personnel, or business administration, political science, education, the social sciences or in a closely related area. (Graduate work in the specified areas may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to two years of the required experience.)
1. Employment in which the major duties involved the use of training techniques.
2. Administrative or personnel management, operational analysis, planning and evaluation, or closely related area.
3. Emergency or disaster planning.
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?
Thorough knowledge of the general principles and practices of public administration and office management.
Thorough knowledge of state and local governmental organization, operation and resources.
Considerable knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program.
Ability to assemble, correlate, and analyze facts related to Flood Plain Management and prepare reports concisely and effectively.
Ability to comprehend, interpret and apply regulations, procedures, and related Flood Plain Management information.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with, and provide consultation and technical assistance to, associates, employees and officials of other governmental units, and with civic community groups.
Ability to present information effectively before professional and lay groups, volunteers, and employees.
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