Thursday, December 12, 2019

American Red Cross: Regional Disaster Cycle Services New and Continued Employment Opportunities: 12/12/2019



Disaster Program Manager – Endicott, NY

The Disaster Program Manager position is responsible for the implementation of the disaster services program in the Southern Tier: will cover 10 counties—Steuben, Schuyler, Chemung, Tompkins, Tioga, Cortland, Otsego, Broome, Delaware and Susquehanna (in Northeast PA). The territory is based on the regional configuration. Leads and manages a primarily volunteer team.


Search for: RC31564

Responder – New York, NY

The Responder coordinates and serves as a resource for daily operations of a Chapter program or service. Acts as a liaison between program or service and its internal and external partners.

Specific responsibilities: Respond to disaster-related incidents and provide services to clients.


Search for: RC31042

Recovery and EMA Relationships Support Specialist – Medford, MA

The Recovery and EMA (Emergency Management Agency) Relationships Support Specialist serves as functional support in a Red Cross Region for the Recovery Program Support function. Provides technical expertise, training, and implementation of Recovery, this position collaborates with regional employees and volunteers in the disaster territories to build capacity in the local community for the disaster cycle.


Search for: RC32844


Disaster Program Manager – Sioux City, Iowa

The Disaster Program Manager is responsible for the implementation of the disaster services program in an assigned geographic territory which is based on the regional configuration.  The Disaster Program Manager leads and manages a primarily volunteer team responsible for the implementation of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery programs in the local area and ensures the development of Disaster Leadership Volunteers in each of the program support functional areas of the disaster cycle in order to meet the needs of the territory, region, state and division.  The Disaster Program Manager operates as a part of the Disaster Management Cycle processes.  It is responsible for local preparation, response and recovery management as well as management of government partnerships with assigned territory.  Drivers for this work include the number of municipalities within its coverage area, the amount and complexity of program activity, presence of significant grant funding, geography, risk, population, frequency of events, and regional structure.  The Disaster Program Manager performs these functions according to the guidance provided by the Regional Disaster Program (RDPO) and Disaster Program Officer (DPO); team leadership is provided by the RDPO. This position reports directly to the Senior DPO or the RDPO; and may have a dotted line to Community Executive in the territory they cover. This position may have dotted line supervision to program support functions within the Region and/or may also serve as a program support function lead within the Region.


Disaster Program Manager, New Orleans, LA

The Disaster Program Manager (DPM) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Regional Disaster Officer and Volunteer Leadership at a regional level or taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a defined geography under the supervision and authority of a Senior DPM or Regional Disaster Officer. To accomplish this, the DPM will be responsible for the development and leadership of volunteers, as well as implementing and developing initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery. Acts as a program or service subject matter expert (SME) to staff, management, volunteers and external partners.

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Mass Care and Logistics Lead, Baton Rouge, LA

This position is responsible for leading and managing a primarily volunteer team to support and provide Mass Care and Logistics in an assigned geographic area.  The territory is based on the regional configuration.  This position serves as the lead functional expert in a Red Cross Region for the Mass Care and Logistics functions. Tailoring national program offerings for the Region and communities within the Region, providing technical expertise, training, and leading regional implementation of Mass Care and Logistics, this position supports regional employees and volunteers in the disaster territories to build capacity in the local community for the disaster cycle.

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Disaster Program Specialist, Anniston, AL

The Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is part of a team that organizes and facilitates all disaster operations and services in several counties in the that region. As part of the disaster team covering a busy region, this DPS leads and manages a volunteer teams responsible for the implementation of disaster preparedness, response and recovery programs within their territory.  The DPS ensures proper development of disaster leadership volunteers in each of the disaster cycle support areas in order to meet the needs of the territory, and will take part in volunteer recruitment as well. The DPS is also responsible for local preparation, response  and recovery management, as well as management of government partnerships.  The DPS will work to build volunteer capacity for disaster preparedness programs.

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Disaster Workforce Engagement Manager - Mississippi Region (Statewide)

The DWEM is responsible for leading and managing a one staff person and volunteer teams to support and provide Disaster Workforce engagement in Mississippi & Alabama.  This position serves as the lead functional expert in a Red Cross Region for supporting the disaster workforce. Tailoring national program offerings for the Region and communities within the Region, providing technical expertise, training, and leading regional implementation of Disaster Workforce priorities, this position supports regional employees and volunteers in the disaster territories to build capacity in the local community for the disaster cycle.  Specific functions of this position include program implementation, remote team building of employees and volunteers, and soliciting feedback from end customers.
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Disaster Program Specialist, Merrillville, IN

The Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is part of a team that organizes and facilitates all disaster operations and services in several counties in the that region. As part of the disaster team covering a busy region, this DPS leads and manages a volunteer teams responsible for the implementation of disaster preparedness, response and recovery programs within their territory.  The DPS ensures proper development of disaster leadership volunteers in each of the disaster cycle support areas in order to meet the needs of the territory, and will take part in volunteer recruitment as well. The DPS is also responsible for local preparation, response  and recovery management, as well as management of government partnerships.  The DPS will work to build volunteer capacity for disaster preparedness programs.

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Disaster Program Manager, Jackson, TN

The Disaster Program Manager (DPM) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Regional Disaster Officer and Volunteer Leadership at a regional level or taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a defined geography under the supervision and authority of a Senior DPM or Regional Disaster Officer. To accomplish this, the DPM will be responsible for the development and leadership of volunteers, as well as implementing and developing initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery. Acts as a program or service subject matter expert (SME) to staff, management, volunteers and external partners.

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Disaster Program Manager, Valdosta, GA

The Disaster Program Manager (DPM) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Regional Disaster Officer and Volunteer Leadership at a regional level or taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a defined geography under the supervision and authority of a Senior DPM or Regional Disaster Officer. To accomplish this, the DPM will be responsible for the development and leadership of volunteers, as well as implementing and developing initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery. Acts as a program or service subject matter expert (SME) to staff, management, volunteers and external partners.

Search for RC32269

Disaster Workforce Engagement Manager - Charleston, WV

Job Summary: Responsible for leading and managing a primarily volunteer team to support and provide Disaster Workforce engagement in an assigned geographic region. Serves as the lead functional expert in a Red Cross Region for supporting the disaster workforce. Tailoring national program offerings for the Region and communities within the Region, providing technical expertise, training, and leading regional implementation of Disaster Workforce priorities, this position supports regional employees and volunteers in the disaster territories to build capacity in the local community for the disaster cycle.


Disaster Program Specialist - York, PA

Job Summary: The Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Disaster Program Manager (DPM) and Volunteer Leadership at a territory or regional level, or, taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a subset of the Disaster Program Managers assigned geography and under the supervision and authority of the DPM.  The DPS will accomplish this responsibility largely through the support, development and operational guidance of a team of trained volunteer leaders, volunteers and partners, as well as participate in the implementation and development of initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery. These functions are performed under the direction of the Disaster Program Manager with technical support from the region and division. This position reports directly to the Disaster Program Manager and will work closely with, and receives technical guidance from program support functions at the regional level.  The DPS may serve in capacity as Disaster Program Manager when the DPM is unavailable.


Regional Disaster Program Officer II  - Louisville, KY

The RDPO is responsible for the implementation of the disaster services program throughout the region in alignment with established metrics. All disaster positions in a region have a solid line reporting relationship to the RDPO. The RDPO will also ensure that employees and volunteers within a region are assigned specific “relationship management” responsibilities with key emergency management staff, non-governmental organizations and corporate/organizations supporting disaster services (i.e., account management). Serves during times of disaster in an operational leadership role for any scale of disaster. Participates in a leadership role on larger operations regionally, division or nationwide. This position operates as a part of the Disaster Management Cycle processes. It is responsible for government partnerships, measurement and evaluation, information provision, preparation, and response management. Drivers for this work include the number of municipalities within its coverage area, the amount and complexity of program activity,  presence of significant grant funding, geography, risk, population, frequency of events, and regional structure. The Regional Disaster Program Officer performs these functions according to the direction provided by the Division Disaster Executive (DDE) and Regional Chapter Executive (RCE); team leadership is provided by the DDE. This position reports directly to the RCE; dotted line to DDE and receives personnel development from both.


The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Friday, December 6, 2019

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Job Opportunity: Dept of State. Senior Anticorruption Advisor



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Senior Anticorruption Advisor
Now Accepting Applications


The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for a Senior Anticorruption Advisor, located in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is under the Under Secretary for Democracy and Human Rights and works to keep Americans safe at home by countering international crime, illegal drugs, and instability abroad. INL helps countries deliver justice and fairness by strengthening their police, courts, and corrections systems.

This Senior Anticorruption Advisor Personal Services Contract (PSC) is located within the INL section of the U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Advisor will work between the INL section and the Anti-Corruption and Quality Control Office of Sarajevo Canton. The Advisor shall: (1) work to improve the capacity of BiH anticorruption institutions with a focus on the Anticorruption Team (ACT) located in the Sarajevo Canton Anticorruption and Quality Control Office to investigate corruption complaints; (2) support the ACT to develop a case management system; (3) mentor ACT on the development of policy and procedures, recruitment and staffing, organizational reform, and other management issues; and (4) liaise with ACT’s rule of law and law enforcement partners, such as Sarajevo Canton police and Sarajevo Cantonal Prosecutors, to facilitate cooperation between the agencies and advance anti-corruption prosecutions; and (5) assist and advise BiH government officials in developing, implementing, and promoting systemic, organizational, legal, and regulatory reform in the anticorruption sector.

This is a non-status, non-permanent Personal Service Contract position. You do not acquire a competitive or excepted service status from this position.

Read the vacancy announcement for more information, and to start the application process. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is December 11, 2019.

All potential applicants are strongly urged to read the entire vacancy announcement to ensure that they meet all of the requirements for this position before applying.

We appreciate your interest in a personal services contract with the U.S. Department of State.





U.S. citizenship is required. An equal opportunity employer.


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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Global Congress for Climate Change & Sustainability Professionals. Chicago. Dec 9-12, 2019


Virtual Sessions Announced ...
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Participation in the Global Congress is being extended to remote participants through a series of online sessions taking place on December 10-11, 2019 and after the Congress.
About the Virtual Plenary Sessions
Read the detailed descriptions at https://accoissp.org/plenary
Plenary #1: The Evolution of Climate Change & Sustainability in the Public & Private Sectors
The Global Congress kicks off with an inspirational group of climate change and sustainability leaders who have blazed the trail and led some of the most compelling and impactful programs in the public and private sectors. The session closes with an early look at findings from GreenBiz's 7th annual professional salary survey and ACCO’s research conducted on behalf of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on the state of climate preparedness capacity in critical infrastructure sectors.
Plenary #2: Integrating Climate Change & Sustainability into Other Occupations
Join credentialing body and sector association leaders for a discussion on the state of efforts to address climate change and sustainability in their respective communities of practice. Discussion topics will include incorporation of expectations into aspirational codes of ethics, professional standards of conducts, continuing education requirements and the future trends.
Plenary #3: Conversations on Leveraging Natural Systems, Overcoming Adversity & Coping with Impossible Missions
ISSP Hall of Fame inductee Janine Benyus is interviewed by GreenBiz's Joel Makower in this armchair conversation. Afterward, hear a discussion on the uphill battle we have faced as the agents of change aiming to transform businesses and communities. How are we coping with the stresses that come with this challenge and what can we do maintain our own health and strength as we tackle this critical mission?
About the Virtual Working Sessions
Real-time discussions with peers at the event and online!
Quantifying the Difficult to Quantify: Improving Metrics for Sustainable and Climate-Related Financial Decision Making
Tuesday, December 10 (3:00pm - 4:15pm central)
Embedding Knowledge & Requirements Across an Organization
Tuesday, December 10 (4:30pm - 5:45pm central)
Communicating Our Expertise Professionally
Wednesday, December 11 (10:45am - 12:15pm central)
Continuing the Discussions after the Congress
Add your voice to the dialogue as we continue the working session discussions online after the Congress.
Join fellow participants in online discussion forums designed to continue the working session discussions that took place at the Global Congress.
Access to these discussion boards will open on Thursday, December 12, 2019 and will be available through December 20, 2019.
 









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American Red Cross: Regional Disaster Cycle Services New and Continued Employment Opportunities: 12/5/2019



Regional Disaster Program Officer – Charlotte, NC

The Regional Disaster Program Officer (RDPO)is responsible for the implementation of the disaster services program throughout the Greater Carolinas Region in alignment with established metrics.  All disaster positions in a region have a solid line reporting relationship to the RDPO.  The RDPO will also ensure that employees and volunteers within a region are assigned specific “relationship management” responsibilities with key emergency management staff, non-governmental organizations and corporate/organizations supporting disaster services (i.e., account management).  Serves during times of disaster in an operational leadership role for any scale of disaster.  Participates in a leadership role on smaller operations regionally, division or nationwide.


Search for: RC30409


Disaster Program Manager – Endicott, NY

The Disaster Program Manager position is responsible for the implementation of the disaster services program in the Southern Tier: will cover 10 counties—Steuben, Schuyler, Chemung, Tompkins, Tioga, Cortland, Otsego, Broome, Delaware and Susquehanna (in Northeast PA). The territory is based on the regional configuration. Leads and manages a primarily volunteer team.


Search for: RC31564

Responder – New York, NY

The Responder coordinates and serves as a resource for daily operations of a Chapter program or service. Acts as a liaison between program or service and its internal and external partners.

Specific responsibilities: Respond to disaster-related incidents and provide services to clients.


Search for: RC31042

Disaster Program Manager, New Orleans, LA

The Disaster Program Manager (DPM) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Regional Disaster Officer and Volunteer Leadership at a regional level or taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a defined geography under the supervision and authority of a Senior DPM or Regional Disaster Officer. To accomplish this, the DPM will be responsible for the development and leadership of volunteers, as well as implementing and developing initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery. Acts as a program or service subject matter expert (SME) to staff, management, volunteers and external partners.

Search for RC30658


Disaster Program Specialist, Anniston, AL

The Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is part of a team that organizes and facilitates all disaster operations and services in several counties in the that region. As part of the disaster team covering a busy region, this DPS leads and manages a volunteer teams responsible for the implementation of disaster preparedness, response and recovery programs within their territory.  The DPS ensures proper development of disaster leadership volunteers in each of the disaster cycle support areas in order to meet the needs of the territory, and will take part in volunteer recruitment as well. The DPS is also responsible for local preparation, response  and recovery management, as well as management of government partnerships.  The DPS will work to build volunteer capacity for disaster preparedness programs.

Search for RC34742

Disaster Workforce Engagement Manager - Mississippi Region (Statewide)

The DWEM is responsible for leading and managing a one staff person and volunteer teams to support and provide Disaster Workforce engagement in Mississippi & Alabama.  This position serves as the lead functional expert in a Red Cross Region for supporting the disaster workforce. Tailoring national program offerings for the Region and communities within the Region, providing technical expertise, training, and leading regional implementation of Disaster Workforce priorities, this position supports regional employees and volunteers in the disaster territories to build capacity in the local community for the disaster cycle.  Specific functions of this position include program implementation, remote team building of employees and volunteers, and soliciting feedback from end customers.

Search for RC32718


Disaster Program Specialist, Merrillville, IN

The Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is part of a team that organizes and facilitates all disaster operations and services in several counties in the that region. As part of the disaster team covering a busy region, this DPS leads and manages a volunteer teams responsible for the implementation of disaster preparedness, response and recovery programs within their territory.  The DPS ensures proper development of disaster leadership volunteers in each of the disaster cycle support areas in order to meet the needs of the territory, and will take part in volunteer recruitment as well. The DPS is also responsible for local preparation, response  and recovery management, as well as management of government partnerships.  The DPS will work to build volunteer capacity for disaster preparedness programs.
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Disaster Program Manager, Jackson, TN

The Disaster Program Manager (DPM) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Regional Disaster Officer and Volunteer Leadership at a regional level or taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a defined geography under the supervision and authority of a Senior DPM or Regional Disaster Officer. To accomplish this, the DPM will be responsible for the development and leadership of volunteers, as well as implementing and developing initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery. Acts as a program or service subject matter expert (SME) to staff, management, volunteers and external partners.

Search for RC32299


Disaster Workforce Engagement Manager - Charleston, WV

Job Summary: Responsible for leading and managing a primarily volunteer team to support and provide Disaster Workforce engagement in an assigned geographic region. Serves as the lead functional expert in a Red Cross Region for supporting the disaster workforce. Tailoring national program offerings for the Region and communities within the Region, providing technical expertise, training, and leading regional implementation of Disaster Workforce priorities, this position supports regional employees and volunteers in the disaster territories to build capacity in the local community for the disaster cycle.


Disaster Program Specialist - York, PA

Job Summary: The Disaster Program Specialist (DPS) is responsible for either providing functional expertise to the Disaster Program Manager (DPM) and Volunteer Leadership at a territory or regional level, or, taking full cycle responsibility to provide service delivery programs within a subset of the Disaster Program Managers assigned geography and under the supervision and authority of the DPM.  The DPS will accomplish this responsibility largely through the support, development and operational guidance of a team of trained volunteer leaders, volunteers and partners, as well as participate in the implementation and development of initiatives to increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery. These functions are performed under the direction of the Disaster Program Manager with technical support from the region and division. This position reports directly to the Disaster Program Manager and will work closely with, and receives technical guidance from program support functions at the regional level.  The DPS may serve in capacity as Disaster Program Manager when the DPM is unavailable.



The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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