Emergency Management and Facilities Coordinator

DEFINITION:

 

The Emergency Management and Facilities Coordinator (EMFC) is responsible for the preparation, planning and implementation for responding to natural disasters and other emergencies, as well as providing operations support throughout the agency by coordinating facilities management of both the Napa and Santa Rosa offices. This position assists in leading the response during and after emergencies, often in coordination with public safety officials, elected officials, nonprofit organizations and government agencies.  The EMFC is responsible for decisions and actions that anticipate hazards, reduce vulnerability and address the impacts of disasters.  This position seeks to promote safer, less vulnerable communities with the capacity to cope with hazards and disasters.  The EMFC coordinates and integrates activities necessary to build, sustain and improve the ability to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to and recover from threatened or actual natural disasters.  Additionally, this position will be the main point of contact for all facility maintenance and repair requests, as well as safety efforts.

 

NATURE OF WORK:

 

Under the general supervision of the Director of Community Services, the Emergency Management and Facilities Coordinator, is responsible for assessing types of disasters, coordinating with a broad range of governmental agencies and other stakeholders, including NBRC clients, staff and vendors.  This position has the professional responsibility for planning, training, executing and developing procedures for responding and protecting against natural disasters and other emergencies.  The position is responsible for oversight of facility safety and will be the first point of contact for repairs, maintenance and safety activities. This position will perform work under stressful conditions.  The incumbent must interact tactfully and effectively with diverse populations and possess the ability to handle high-pressure and stressful situations. This position is the lead response person during and after all emergencies.  This position will communicate regularly with NBRC’s Executive Team and may be required to present information to NBRC’s Board of Directors.

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

 

This position works closely with local area governments, agencies and other institutions to determine needs and capabilities in the event of a disaster/emergency; provide emergency/disaster preparedness training courses; stay informed of federal, state and local regulations, and other requirements which affect emergency plans.  Coordinate disaster response activities such as communicating evacuation orders through social media, emergency alert notification systems and other means. Serve as the Chairperson and lead the NBRC labor/management Safety Committee. Arrange for all building maintenance and repair service requests.

 

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred in emergency management or related field (such as public administration, public safety, business administration);

And

Basic knowledge of the Emergency Services Act (ESA); Incident Command Systems (ICS); Standardized Emergency Management System/National Incident Management System (SEMS/NIMS); Emergency Support Functions (ESF); Recovery Support Functions (RSF); Emergency Management Mutual Aid (EMMA); Hazard Mitigation Plane (HMP); Emergency Communications Systems (Everbridge) and Grants.

Desirable qualifications in Emergency Management Certifications such as:

  • Specialist in Emergency Management (SEM) certification
  • International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Certification
  • Certified Emergency Manager (CEM)
  • Associate Emergency Manager (AEM)

 

1 year of experience preferred in positions such as; emergency management, military, law enforcement, fire safety, or other emergency management field can be used for experience.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Fluency in a language in addition to English is highly desirable and may be required.

 

Ability to provide personal automobile transportation, or access to another form of reliable transportation, during and after working hours throughout NBRC’s 3-county area and potentially surrounding geographic areas.  Provide minimum automobile liability insurance as required by California Law.

 

Ability to work weekends and evenings when required.