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Emergency Management Specialist

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Salt Lake Community College will complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Emergency Management Specialist
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable
Reports to (title) Emergency Manager, Emergency Management
Department Public Safety
Requisition Number 17034
Position Type New position
Job Category Staff
FT/PT Full-time
Initial Work Location
Starting Salary $35,071 - $39,455
Job Open Date 08/24/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date 08/31/2017
Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to assist the Salt Lake Community College Emergency Manager in the implementation and administration of the emergency management program at all campuses to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate emergency incidents or disasters.
Works under the direction of the Salt Lake Community College Emergency Manager to assist in the preparation of the college campuses for any internal or external disaster or incident. Develops and implements customer service to internal and external customers (students, staff, faculty and community where applicable). Supports On-site Administrators, Building Marshals and CERT members at all campuses. Assists the Emergency Manager with planning documents, training, exercises and documentation including development, review, implementation and revision of Emergency Management related policies, procedures and protocols. Acts as a resource to Administration, department managers, and other personnel in the development of their department emergency plans and readiness. Assists with the management of the CERT program on all campus locations and the CERT program equipment. Participates in community emergency activities such as community fairs, CERT and related trainings, and exercises. Maintains all AED equipment as per the maintenance schedule. Inventories, maintains and is responsible for knowledge on how to use all emergency management equipment, including the communications equipment. Develops and conducts functional exercises to test all equipment on a regular schedule under the supervision of the Emergency Manager. Responsible to know what hazardous materials may be used on any of the campuses and what response may be necessary for the any incident that occurs due to their use. Respectfully represents the Salt Lake Community College in any trainings, meetings or public outreach efforts. Available in a call-out situation due to an incident and in a disaster serves as an assistant to the Emergency Manager in the Emergency Coordination Center or as otherwise assigned. Assumes authority and performs functions of the department director in his/her absence.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Assist the Emergency Manager in all preparedness, preventative, response, recovery and mitigation efforts including the development of emergency plans, policies, procedures and guidance. This includes working with staff, faculty, departments and the community as needed.
Assist with the planning, training and exercising of the CERT, Building Marshal and Building Supervisor programs.
Inventory, manage and maintain all emergency management department resources, both human and equipment/supplies. This includes the CERT members/Building Marshals/Building Supervisors as well as First Aid/CPR/AED equipment, etc. Other duties as assigned.
Other duties as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Preferred Qualifications

B.A. in Emergency Management or Homeland Security. Two years of experience in Emergency Management or a related field. Advanced Professional Series and Professional Development Series certificates.

Minimum Qualifications

Associates degree in a related field or 60 credit hours of education. Four to six years of direct experience.
Possession of a valid Driver’s License (Utah License within 6 months of employment.)

Trade off 1:1 in experience/ education requirement.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to perform under pressure and meet deadlines. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) trained. Knowledge of the Incident Command System, including completion of IS-100.B, ICS-200.B, ICS-700.A, ICS-800, IS-5.A. Knowledge of basic computer programs i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. Familiarity with the Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) as well as Hazard Vulnerability Assessment tools. Ability to obtain and maintain a current driver’s license. Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the college and with the community. Effective at working with groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Special Instructions

Salt Lake Community College will complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

FLSA Non-Exempt

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you first learn about this position?
    • Newspaper
    • Ethnic Media
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Organization
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • SLCC Website
    • Referral Agency
    • Workforce Services
    • College Placement Center
    • Friend
    • Employee
    • SLCC Email
    • SLCC HR Office
    • Other (please specify below)
  2. If other referral source, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / Curr. Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letters of Reference
  4. Other Doc