Disaster Resilience Planner (Program Specialist)
Salary: $5,033.00 - $6,709.00 Monthly, Closing: 2/6/2017 4:30 PM Pacific Time, Location: Portland, Oregon, USA
The mission of the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management (PBEM) is to promote readiness, coordinate response and build resilience in Portland. Our core values are adaptability, integrity, equity, and reliability.
PBEM is recruiting for a Disaster Resilience Planner. The Disaster Resilience Planner coordinates citywide emergency response planning. This position is responsible for leading collaborative planning processes and developing and documenting emergency response plans for the City. Specific responsibilities include: researching best practices in other jurisdictions, project scoping, developing project plans, facilitating stakeholder and technical advisory groups, and writing and editing plan documents. Additionally, the Disaster Resilience Planner will advise on other bureaus' emergency response plans, serve as the bureau representative on interagency work groups, and support efforts to create a citywide culture of resilience. The Disaster Resilience Planner is also a part of the bureau's emergency response team, works in the City Emergency Coordination Center when it is activated, and serves as the on-call duty officer on a rotating basis.
The successful applicant will share a commitment to PBEM's mission and core values. They will be a strong writer and editor, a capable facilitator, and able to develop plans from initial scoping to document production. They will also be flexible to respond to actual emergencies as they arise.