Emergency Management Supervisor

General summary

This is a supervisory level position accountable for staff planning and developing, implementing, and evaluating one or more phase(s) of a statewide emergency management program. May work at a statewide center or at a regional level. Assists local community groups with developing emergency management plans; coordinates emergency planning with local, state, and federal agencies, and/or charitable organizations. Trains and monitors personnel assigned to the communications center and the State Emergency Operations Center during disaster and emergency operations. Supervises the processing and review of state and federal grant payment requests, submitted bills, and invoices. Employee supervision includes hire recommendations, training, planning and assigning work, performance assessment, coaching, and progressive discipline. Develops and coordinates the State Emergency Operations Plan (SEOP).

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of the methods and techniques of disseminating information to the public. Knowledge of supervisory techniques and practices. Skill in making presentations before groups.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 5 or more years of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade