Assistant Emergency Management Coordinator - Dept of Emergency Management

  • 401 W. Hickory, Denton, Texas
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Emergency Management Public Health
  • Salary: $68,578.00 - $79,550.00 Annually USD

Job Description



The Assistant Emergency Management Coordinator serves as the division head providing supervisory management of the Office of Emergency Management Programs. This position serves as the supervisory role for emergency management, mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery as well as assumes primary responsibility for assuring program performance for grant programs. Work involves maintaining programmatic functionality, overseeing civilities of professional staff, including performing routine personnel administration functions; and non-routine disaster response.

Examples of Duties

Develops effective relationships and networks of communication to promote teamwork and collaboration in developing plans and implementing emergency management activities.
Implements emergency management plans and protocols; serves as a liaison with local, state and federal entities for the purpose of emergency management/homeland security functions.
Provides supervision of the emergency management staff and prepares and oversees grant programs.
Assigns, directs and supervises activities of professional staff and through delegate responsibilities, technical and clerical staff, ensuring adherence to established laws, regulation, policies and procedures; assists and advises subordinates, as necessary, resolving problems as non-routine situations arise.
Administers routine personnel matters affecting direct subordinates, including recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, assigning, scheduling, granting leave, appraising and disciplining, etc., submitting such records and reports as required by County management.
Oversees grant programs and processes. Researches, coordinates and prepares grant proposals for available government funding for various new and continuing programs and projects; administers grant appropriations, maintaining records and preparing reports for submission as required by funding authorities; maintains files of grant sources and supporting date. Oversees the quartermaster for all grant funded equipment.
Prepares and manages grant budgets, in addition to assisting with the preparation, management and control of departmental budget.
Attends Commissioners Court regarding matters pertaining to the Office of Emergency Management.
Coordinates and directs staff for emergency operation center, advising and instructing various agencies to ensure understand of proper roles and responsibilities of officials; coordinates and ensure availability and proper working condition of emergency warning and alerting equipment, identifies evacuation routes.
Advises emergency services personnel of changes in federal state and local laws governing emergency services; ensures that local emergency services personnel receive orientation and training required for assigned positions; conducts and/or coordinates formal training sessions; establishes, interprets and enforces standard operating procedures for the various programs.
Attends seminars, conferences, workshops, classes, lectures, etc. to enhance and maintain knowledge of trends and developments in the field of emergency management and fire, explosives, and weapons of mass destruction investigation; reviews professional journals, attends association and professional meetings, and otherwise maintains contacts with emergency management professionals to facilitate exchange of information.
Develops, implements, coordinates, and directs county-wide plans for multiple responses to natural or man-made disasters, working closely with local, state and federal governmental officials and agencies in the development and execution of plans; coordinates with organizations such as hospitals, industry, schools and special needs facilities in organizing for emergency response and in developing individualized response plans; develops tests of disaster plans.
Regular and punctual attendance is required.
Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required for this position and a minimum five years experience; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required.
Must be able to obtain Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) within one year of hire.

Must be able to obtain an amateur radio license within six months of hire.
Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

401 W. Hickory, Denton, Texas 76201 United States View Map