Monday, January 25, 2021

 

NYC EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

GRANT FUNDED THROUGH 8/31/2021 WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF AN EXTENSION

CITYWIDE JOB VACANCY NOTICE

 

Civil Service Title:                   EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS MANAGER

Title Code No.:                        06765                                                                                           

Salary:                                      $95,000-$124,500

Office Title:                              DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORATION & INFRASTRUCTURE

Division/Work Unit:               TRANSPORATION & INFRASTRUCTURE/RESPONSE  

Work Location:                       165 CADMAN PLAZA EAST BROOKLYN, NY 11201

Hours/Shift:                             9 – 5/M – F                                                                

Number of Positions:             1

ABOUT NEW YORK CITY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM) helps New Yorkers before, during, and after emergencies through preparedness, education, and response. NYC EM is responsible for coordinating citywide emergency planning and response for all types and scales of emergencies. We are staffed by more than 200 dedicated professionals with diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise, including individuals assigned from other City agencies.

 

The Transportation and Infrastructure unit develops planning guidance for coordinating transportation, infrastructure, and utility agency support for all kinds of citywide incidents. The unit also creates information management tools to provide situational awareness of agency operations in an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) setting and provides subject-matter expertise on the region’s transportation, infrastructure, and utility systems.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

With latitude for independent initiative and judgment, New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM) is seeking a candidate to work with various New York City infrastructure and utility partners to ensure plans and procedures are effectively coordinated. This includes drafting of plan and playbook documents that memorialize agency roles and responsibilities, identifying potential gaps in resources and/or capabilities, supporting requests for coordination assistance from stakeholders, and developing processes for data collection and analysis. The selected candidate will maintain critical working relationships with partners, including DOT, MTA, Con Edison, National Grid, DEP, DOB, DPR, DSNY, HPD, and others, and will be responsible for facilitating information-sharing between stakeholders.

 

The director will supervise assigned staff. 

 

The Transportation and Infrastructure Unit within the Planning and Preparedness Division is responsible for planning in the following areas:

 

·         Traffic management operations and transportation disruption planning for air, maritime, roadways, and mass transit

·         Evacuation for coastal storms and no-notice events

·         Post-event recovery and restoration, including damage assessment, debris management, transportation restoration, and reconstruction coordination

·         Element-specific planning for electric, gas, steam, telecommunications, and water/wastewater system

·         Regional coordination

 

The ideal candidate will have experience working in or with New York City’s utility and infrastructure agencies/companies, solid familiarity with NYC infrastructure and utility systems, and demonstrated ability to collect and use data creatively to inform short-term trends and conditions. Ideal candidates will also demonstrate a high level of skill at visualizing data and making it meaningful for lay audiences and high-level decision-makers. This position places a premium on the use of charts, maps, dashboards, and other ways to portray complex information graphically and succinctly.

 

The selected candidate will be assigned to periodic Emergency Operations Center team and will be expected to work non-business hours during emergencies. The selected candidate will also participate in drills and exercises, assist with Ready NY presentations to external groups, and will undertake special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

 

1. A master’s degree from an accredited college in emergency management, public administration, urban planning, engineering, economics, political science, the physical sciences or related field and one year of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following:  emergency management, fire or police or military service, public safety, public health, public administration, urban planning, engineering, or another specialized area to which the appointment is to be made; or

 

2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in the areas listed in “1” above; or

 

3.  A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a state’s department of education or a recognized accrediting organization and six years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in the areas listed in “1” above, at least two years of which must have been in one of those areas, or another specialized area to which the appointment is to be made.

 

NOTE: New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

 

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).
  • A high level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Tableau, GIS or other data management platforms, including sophisticated use of formulas, charts, and data integration.
  • Demonstrated experience with quantitative analysis and data manipulation, especially visual and graphical displays of information.
  • Experience working with a large utility, telecommunications, or infrastructure agency or company in an urban environment.
  • Ability to lead meetings and discussions, conduct presentations, communicate key objectives, and build consensus.
  • Experience managing staff
  • Extensive knowledge of New York City geography, transportation networks, administrative divisions, and agency jurisdictions.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and the willingness to drive is required.

To APPLY

Current City Employees: Apply via Employee Self-Service (ESS).  Go to Recruiting ActivitiesàCareers and search Job ID# 440455

AND

 

Send a copy of your resume & cover letter to jobs@oem.nyc.gov. Please include in the subject line the Job ID# and how you heard about this posting.

 

 

Non-City Employees/External Candidates: Apply via NYC Careers. Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search

and search Job ID# 440455

AND

 

Send a copy of your resume & cover letter to jobs@oem.nyc.gov. Please include in the subject line the Job ID# and how you heard about this posting.

 

               

                NOTE: ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES UNDER CONSIDERATION WILL BE CONTACTED.

 

-AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER-

Special accommodations will be provided for people with disabilities

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