VACANCY ANN#: STOI-20-055
POSITION: EMERGENCY MANAGER
DEPARTMENT: STOI EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
LOCATION: WELLPINIT, WA
SUPERVISOR: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
STATUS: REGULAR, FULL-TIME, EXEMPT
SALARY LEVEL: $31.25 – $35.00/PER HOUR, DOE/DOQ
OPENING DATE: JULY 31, 2020
CLOSING DATE: AUGUST 14, 2020
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the Emergency Manager is to coordinate disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural or man-made disasters. To advise Tribal leadership during disasters.
• Collaborate with Tribal officials in order to prepare and analyze damage assessments following disasters or emergencies.
• Consult with officials of local and area governments, schools, hospitals, and other institutions in order to determine their needs and capabilities in the event of a natural disaster or other emergency.
• Coordinate disaster response or crisis management activities such as ordering evacuations, opening public shelters, and implementing special needs plans and programs.
• Design and administer emergency/disaster preparedness training courses that teach people how to effectively respond to major emergencies and disasters.
• Develop and maintain liaisons with municipalities, county departments, and similar entities in order to facilitate plan development, response effort coordination, and exchanges of personnel and equipment.
• Develop and perform tests and evaluations of emergency management plans in accordance with federal regulations.
• Inspect facilities and equipment such as emergency management centers and communications equipment in order to determine their operational and functional capabilities in emergency situations.
• Keep informed of activities or changes that could affect the likelihood of an emergency, as well as those that could affect response efforts and details of plan implementation.
• Keep informed of federal, state and local regulations affecting emergency plans, and ensure that plans adhere to these regulations.
• Prepare emergency status reports that describe response and recovery efforts, needs, and preliminary damage assessments.
• Prepare plans that outline operating procedures to be used in response to disasters/emergencies and in recovery from these events.
• Review emergency plans of individual Tribal facilities in order to ensure their adequacy.
• Apply for federal funding for emergency management related needs; administer such grants and report on their progress.
• Attend meetings, conferences, and workshops related to emergency management in order to learn new information and to develop working relationships with other emergency management specialists.
• Develop instructional materials for the public and make presentations to citizens’ groups in order to provide information on emergency plans and their implementation process.
• Inventory and distribute emergency management equipment, providing instruction in its maintenance and use.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES REQUIRED:
• Strong problem-solving skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent time management and organizational skills
• Considerable knowledge of emergency management principles, technique practices, operations, procedures, business, public administration and requirements.
• Must have the ability to prepare and present complex ideas and make presentations before groups of people.
• Ability to read, write, and communicate in English
• Must have strong communication skills.
• Bachelor’s degree in emergency management, criminal justice, or related field and three years related experience required.
• Must be required to be on call seven days a week/twenty-four hours a day. Must be available to work evenings, weekends, holidays etc. This is on a rotating basis.
• Must have and maintain a Valid Driver’s License, and a good driving record to be Tribally insurable.
• Must demonstrate a strong work ethic and the ability to complete tasks without supervision.
• Prior experience with Microsoft Office products: Excel, Word, Outlook.
Applications Are Available At the Spokane Tribal Human Resources Department or can be downloaded at www.spokanetribe.com
P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040
Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett
(509) 458-6583 (509) 458-6527, Fax: (509) 458-6556
Applications Must Be Received In The Human Resources Department by 4:30 PM
On The Closing Date
The Spokane Tribe Reserves The Right To Hire According To Its
Indian Preference Policy
All Applicants Will Be Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test
All Positions With The Tribe Are Subject to a 90-Day Probationary Period