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Job Opportunity: Emergency Preparedness Specialist. Connecticut. July 2019

We currently have an opening for an Emergency Preparedness Specialist opening located in our Berlin Connecticut location. I wanted to ask if you could post/share this job listing with your members? Please let me know if you need any additional information from me. Thank you for your assistance!

Emergency Preparedness Specialist
Job # R-007453


Eversource Energy is the largest Energy delivery company in New England. We support 3.6 million Gas and Electric customers across CT, MA and NH.  Be a part of our mission to deliver reliable energy and superior customer service.  ENERGY- BRINGS US TOGETHER!!

Implements, maintains and designs an effective, comprehensive emergency preparedness and restoration plan to optimize the Gas Business preparedness and restoration efforts up to and following any event, and ensures full utilization and integration of the plan throughout the Gas Business as events require.

Effectively handles and facilitates emergency plan development and emergency preparedness with Eversource’s Emergency Preparedness Group and responsible for filing plans and reports with state regulators as required.

Responsible for proactive preparedness planning which includes: monitoring weather forecasts; monitoring preparedness information and advising Operations leadership during emergency events of plan requirements and protocols.

Responsible for After Action Reviews to ensure candid, unbiased assessment of operational events in accordance with emergency preparedness and restoration policies and procedures

Works with Operations to recommend improvements to restoration strategies, planning and budgets
Works with Engineering to identify system hardening opportunities.

Works with System Operations to ensure compliance with cybersecurity and critical infrastructure standards.

Coordinates and provides training, “table top exercises”, for individuals with emergency assignments
Communicates in writing and verbally in a clear, effective and timely manner, under both routine and emergency conditions, with all involved in emergency restoration efforts.

On call Storm Duty assignment as necessary.

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

Knowledge of natural gas distribution system operation.  Thorough knowledge of applicable work practices and procedures and safety requirements.  Working knowledge of information technology and the use of Eversource’s Gas Business office automation and information systems.

Using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to work across businesses, communicate with senior leaders, and inspire and guide individuals (subordinates, peers and superiors) toward goal achievement; modifying behavior to accommodate tasks, situations, and individuals involved.


Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Management or an applied science or equivalent is required.


A minimum of five (5) years of related experience is desirable.  Experience in emergency management activities and/or distribution operations required.

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Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment.  

This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.

RJ Loeber
Senior Staffing Consultant
Eversource Energy | 107 Selden Street | Berlin, CT 06037
Office #860-665-2424

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