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Emergency Management Specialist

Job Description

TITLE: Emergency Management Specialist

JOB CODE: 6358

EFFECTIVE DATE: 09/01/09

FLSA STATUS: E

EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 9

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 31,572.00
midpoint 40,416.00
maximum 49,260.00

PURPOSE: To assist the Emergency Management Coordinator in preparing the UT Arlington campus for emergencies and recovery while maintaining campus operations.  Will assist in planning, coordinating, maintaining, and updating the university's Crisis Management Plan including coordination of training programs and emergency operation drills, assisting departments with their emergency and mitigation plans, and assisting with Business Continuity planning processes.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Will assist in the development and maintenance of the university emergency operations plan and annexes in accordance with published standards.  Will assist in preparing and presenting public awareness programs to university staff, faculty, students and alumni.  Provide response to campus emergencies, when needed.  Assist in planning, implementation, and evaluation of emergency preparedness exercises and drills to test the university's response to a variety of crisis situations.  Develop After Action Reports (AAR) to include Lessons Learned and Recommendations.  Review and update the Crisis Management Plan.  Must understand the National Incident Management System (NIMS) or Incident Command System (ICS) and the four phases of Emergency Management.  Will attend local and regional Emergency Management meetings.  Responsible for maintaining the ICS certifications from faculty and staff on a spreadsheet and Human Resource database.  Provide professional administrative and coordination assistance for the department to include answering telephones, greeting and advising visitors, preparing departmental reports and maintaining databases for written procedures.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Chief of Police, University Police Department SUPERVISION: N/A REQUIRED EDUCATION: $education

REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, Emergency Management or a related degree.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: One year of experience in emergency management or a related field. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: If some college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major, graduated or not, and hours completed if not graduated. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in emergency management or a related professional environment. Effective oral and written communications skills. Proficient in standard office applications to include Microsoft Excel and Word. Experience as an instructor for courses related to Emergency Management. Certifications of FEMA 100, 200, 300, 700, 800 are preferred. Knowledge and understanding of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) or Incident Command System (ICS) and the four phases of Emergency Management. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS-OTHER: Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.

INTERNAL CONTROL: Responsible for the design, execution, and effectiveness of a system of internal controls which provides reasonable assurance that department operations are effective and efficient, department assets are safeguarded, department financial information is reliable, and the department complies with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Responsible for the design, execution, and effectiveness of a system of internal controls which provides reasonable assurance that department operations are effective and efficient, department assets are safeguarded, department financial information is reliable, and the department complies with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.