PRIMARY DUTIES: The Emergency Management Coordinator will work under the general guidance and direction of the County Judge. The EMC is responsible for performing a wide variety of administrative, technical, consultative, coordinating, developmental, planning, and evaluative work in the preparation, implementation, and maintenance of the county-wide emergency management system. Coordinates the Emergency Management Plan for Ector County and jurisdictions within the County to manage the emergency planning, preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery from disasters that are manmade, technological or natural and protect lives and property of the public and citizens of Ector County through coordination of local, state and federal resources. Serves as the Local Emergency Planning Coordinator/Trainer and NIMS Trainer for Ector County. Prepares grant applications and administers grant projects and programs applicable to Emergency Management. Responsible for Tier II reporting for Ector County. Responds to calls 24/7 ready to standup the EOC and/or mobile emergency operation when required to respond to any hazardous chemical incident or disaster situation within Ector County and the region. Performs any job-related-duty as assigned by the County Judge.
JOB REQUIREMENTS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Minimum of high school diploma or GED required, but graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in emergency management, fire science, public or business administration, or a closely related field is preferred. Requires five (5) years of experience in emergency services work, three (3) years of which should be in a supervisory capacity (direct or indirect); or an equivalent combination of education as described above. Strong computer, management, supervisory and organizational skills are required. Completion of required courses established by FEMA and the State of Texas DEM for Emergency Management.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to obtain Texas Emergency Management Certification within two (2) years of employment. Requires willingness to work unusual hours and on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Must be available for travel. Job requires certain physical demands under various types of emergency and stressful situations. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license with insurable driving record and maintain a safe driving record throughout employment.
USE OF MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND WORK AIDS: Job will require use of telephone, multiple frequency radios, photocopier, camera, automobile, typewriter, calculator, personal computer, fax machine, mainframe computer, video and audio recording equipment and first aid equipment. Work environment will generally be in an office or in the EOC during an emergency situation; however, damage assessment or response evaluation may require protective equipment and the incident will dictate appropriate protective equipment required.
SALARY: DOE $22.67 - $27.56 p/h plus excellent benefits; Monday thru Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; and will include emergency responses 24/7.
DEADLINE: UNTIL A SUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN SUBMITTED FOR CONSIDERATION.
EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE ECTOR COUNTY ANNEX BUILDING LOCATED AT 1010 E. 8TH, ROOM 126, ODESSA, TEXAS. EMPLOYMENT OFFICE HOURS ARE FROM 8:30 TO 11:00 AM AND FROM 1:30 TO 3:00 PM, MONDAY THRU FRIDAY. EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS MAY ALSO BE DOWNLOADED FROM OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.CO.ECTOR.TX.US.
ECTOR COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES D
1010 E. 8TH, ROOM 126
ODESSA, TEXAS 79761, TX