Advanced Emergency Management Officer

General summary

This is a first-level professional position accountable for assisting in planning, developing, and/or evaluating one or more phase(s) of a statewide emergency management program. Responds to local jurisdictions’ and state and federal agencies’ requests for information or assistance related to assigned area of responsibility. Assists with the distribution and tracking of assigned disaster preparedness funds to include local, state, and federal resources and grant awards. Assists in the development and coordination of statewide exercises such as annual tornado and winter weather drills, annual disaster exercises, radiological emergency preparedness training, and other emergency management training.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous level: Ability to provide technical assistance to local, state, and federal representatives on emergency management issues. Ability to comprehend, interpret, communicate, and apply regulations, procedures, and related emergency management information.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or 4 years of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade