13 Jan
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST
Georgia, Marietta , 30006 Marietta USA

Job Title

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPECIALISTWorking Title

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPECIALISTPosition InformationThis position is located in the Cobb County Emergency Management Agency.Salary

$43,213.86 - $69,142.58 per yearGrade Code

17Position Number

2033001Essential FunctionsImplements plans, procedures and systems to ensure an efficient and effective all-hazards level of preparedness and response to major emergencies and disasters throughout the County; contributes to the development of emergency plans; researches potential risks and makes recommendations; assists with planning, implementing, and evaluating the response to various disaster drills and exercises; and assists with the coordination of emergency response and disaster recovery efforts across various groups, businesses, agencies, and other personnel within the County.Ensures compliance with local, state and federal rules, regulations and standards concerning emergency management, and hazardous materials incidents; collects, maintains, analyzes and interprets data; provides recommendations to command level decision makers; and participates in the notification of operational emergency response organizations and activation of public notification systems.Promotes public awareness of emergency preparedness: organizes and presents public awareness campaigns; prepares and conducts meetings and presentations for community groups, neighborhood associations, business and industry, schools, County-departments, other government agencies, and County residents; assists these groups with development of individualized emergency preparedness plans; reviews plans from County facilities that are sent for EMA review (i.e. hospitals, assisted living facilities, etc.); and makes corrections and/or provides recommendations.Serves as liaison between County and various volunteer organizations; recruits volunteers; receives and reviews applications; assesses training needs and coordinates EMA related training; facilitates training modules; attends meetings; maintains volunteer documentation; and coordinates volunteers and outside agencies with specific emergency management support functions.Conducts and/or coordinates educational and training exercises: partners with Emergency Management staff to plan for and provide educational and training exercise opportunities for the general public and Emergency Management stakeholders; advertises for classes; conducts or obtains class registrations; schedules EMA related field courses taught by Georgia Emergency Management Agency, the National Weather Service, Red Cross, or other emergency preparedness educational providers; prepares and/or provides training materials; and reserves and prepares class venues as necessary.Maintains functionality of Emergency Operations Center siren system equipment, software, and other resources: manages additions, repairs, replacement or location and relocation of warning sirens; performs and monitors daily and monthly equipment tests; maintains information regarding sirens and contacts; activates sirens as notified; maintains assigned computers, projectors, sound equipment, smart boards, and other items.Supports Emergency Operations Center and field operations as needed during emergency activations: performs emergency duties which may include coordinating damage assessments, disaster recovery operations, planning functions, volunteer participation, tracking of resources, monitoring the status of events and/or coordinating the flow, pace and accomplishment of work required to respond to and recover from disaster(s) impacting the County.Performs other related duties as assigned.FLSA Status

ExemptHours worked per week (include over time)

40Department Code

130Department Name

Department Of Public SafetyUnit Code

0260Unit Name

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCYPosition InformationPosition Type

Full-timeJob Category

Emergency Management Internal or External

External-Open to Public Minimum QualificationsBachelor’s Degree in Public Safety, Emergency Management, or related field required; supplemented by two years of experience in emergency management or response, public safety, homeland security, or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.Preferred QualificationsExperience in an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) or related environment.Current Georgia Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) certification is preferred.License and CertificationsMust possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License; must obtain and maintain the Georgia Emergency Manager certification.Physical AbilitiesTasks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12 – 20 pounds).Sensory RequirementsSome tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.Environmental FactorsEssential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions; exceptions occur during response to major and critical incidents and/or disasters.Posting Number

03655Posting Date

01/13/2021Closing Date

01/27/2021Open Until Filled

NoEEO StatementCobb County is an equal opportunity employer.Cobb County Government does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.Employment NoticeFederal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact us if you require accommodation to apply for a position. If you need assistance, please contact us at 770-528-2541Cobb County Government is a smoke-free environment for all employees.Cobb County Government is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident testing.Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Posting

https://cobbcounty.peopleadmin.com/postings/30008Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

Are you a current Cobb County Government employee?

Yes, I am a Cobb County Government Employee

No, I am not employed by the Cobb County Government

If yes, in what department of Cobb County Government are you currently employed? (Enter N/A if not applicable - This does not include Cobb County School District employees).

(Open Ended Question)

Can you, after employment, submit proof of your legal right to work in the United States?

Yes

No

Are you 18 years of age or older?

Yes

No

I have read the Minimum Qualifications required for this position and understand I must demonstrate those qualifications on the application in order to be considered for this position. Furthermore, a failure to adequately demonstrate all qualifications may result in my removal from consideration. Lastly, I understand indicating "see resume" on the application and/or in a supplemental question response, may not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

I understand and agree to these terms.

I DO NOT agree to these terms.

I understand that all answers to these supplemental questions must be verifiable in the ‘Educational History’ and ‘Employment History’ sections of the application. Failure to provide sufficient information in these sections may result in my disqualification from the hiring process.

I understand and agree to these terms.

I DO NOT agree to these terms.

Do you have a Bachelor's Degree in Public Safety, Emergency Management, or related field; supplemented by two years of experience in emergency management or response, public safety, homeland security, or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job?

Yes

No

Educational Background: Mark the highest level of education you have completed.

Some high school

High School graduate or GED

Some college

Associate degree

Bachelor's degree

Advanced degree

If you have a college degree, what was your major area of study? Enter N/A if this does not apply. See resume will not be accepted.

(Open Ended Question)

How many years of experience do you have in emergency management or response, public safety, homeland security, or a related field?

No experience

Less than one year

One to two years

Two to four years

More than four years

Please describe your experience in emergency management or response, public safety, homeland security, or related field in detail. Enter N/A if not applicable. See Resume will not be accepted.

(Open Ended Question)

Do you have experience managing and/or coordinating in Emergency Operations Center (EOC) or related environments?

Yes

No

If yes, please describe your experience in detail. Enter N/A if not applicable. See resume will not be accepted.

(Open Ended Question)

Do you have experience researching, developing, and/or writing plans for Pre-Hazard Mitigation, Emergency Operations, COOP or related documents?

Yes

No

If yes, please describe your experience in detail. Enter N/A if not applicable. See resume will not be accepted.

(Open Ended Question)

Do you possess a Georgia Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) certification or are you currently working towards completing the certification?

Yes, I have the CEM certification

I am currently working towards completing the CEM certification

No, I do NOT have the CEM certification and I am NOT currently working towards this certification

Do you have a valid driver's license?

Yes

No

The schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. There may be times that require the schedule to change. Are you willing and able to be flexible if necessary?

Yes

No

A complete background check will be completed in accordance with Department of Public Safety policy and may include, but is not limited to, the following: a criminal background check, a motor vehicle report or driver history, a credit check, a polygraph, a physical and/or drug screen. Do you understand and agree to these terms?

I understand and agree to these terms.

I DO NOT agree to these terms.

Documents Needed to ApplyRequired DocumentsOptional DocumentsResume

Cover Letter

Diplomas/Degrees/Transcripts

Letter of Recommendation

Certifications

Driver's License

Cobb County Human Resources 100 Cherokee StreetMarietta, GA 30090Email: cobbemployment@cobbcounty.orgMain Number: (770) 528-2541Employment Desk: (770) 528-2535RSS FeedCobb County Government participates in the E-Verify program, which is an Internet-based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. Company ID: 35131Registered 10/18/2006


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