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Emergency Management Coordinator

Recruitment #17-CI0893-02

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to perform grant administration duties and provide technical support in the Emergency Management Department.  Primary work responsibilities may include: assisting in the preparation & administration of multi-million dollar emergency management grants; identifying, managing, & applying for grants; making & monitoring grant expenditures; ensuring completion of requirements for obtained grants; performing miscellaneous technical & administrative duties; providing assistance & training for the community in areas under this classification’s area of expertise; receiving & processing citizen complaints concerning the department; and serving as the quaternary contact to activate the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) due to any disaster.  The Emergency Management Coordinator reports to the Director of Emergency Management Agency.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree in Business Management, Public Administration, Emergency Management,     Political Science, or closely related field and one (1) year of experience providing technical and administrative support in emergency management, emergency response, hazardous material disaster reporting, or related environment. Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Note: Preference will be given to applicants that possess grants or accounting clerical/professional experience and/or applicants who have FEMA Independent study certification(s).

Special Requirements

Must complete specified CERT Training course within one year of employment.  Must live within a response time of sixty (60) minutes to the Emergency Management Operations Center.  Must be willing to attend training out-of-town which may require overnight stay as needed to stay abreast of changes in the emergency management field. 

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any vacancies that may occur during the life of the register.  The current vacancy is with the City of Montgomery Emergency Management Department.  Applicants will be screened and qualified based on the education and experience on the application and attached supplemental questionnaire. For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and supplemental questionnaire completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were. If the number of qualified applicants exceeds the appropriate number of eligible applicants for immediate referral, the questionnaire will be scored and used to rank the qualified applicants on the eligible register. Tied scores will not be broken. If the number of qualified applicants is equal to or less than the appropriate number for referral, qualified candidates will be certified as equally qualified.

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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