Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Job Opportunity: NYC Emergency Management. Mitigation Specialist $55-$67K

 NYC EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

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

CITYWIDE JOB VACANCY NOTICE

Civil Service Title: EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS SPECIALIST

Title Code No.: 06766

Salary: $55,000-$67,000

Office Title: Mitigation Specialist

Division/Work Unit: Hazard Mitigation, Risk Reduction & Recovery

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. NYCEM 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 Risk Reduction and Recovery Bureau focuses on bridging long-term strategies to reduce NYC’s risk with actionable operations and programs. This includes coordinating and guiding partnerships to develop strategies that analyze, plan, and address hazard risk and vulnerabilities. The Bureau is responsible for recovery planning, the City’s Hazard Mitigation Plan, risk reduction tools, the Interim Flood Protection Measures Program, and maximizing the City’s receipt of hazard mitigation funding.

JOB DESCRIPTION

NYC Emergency Management seeks a candidate responsible for supporting and coordinating mitigation efforts. This position will report to the Director of Mitigation in the Risk Reduction and Recovery Bureau. This includes (1) supporting coordination of the City’s applications, awards, and implementation of FEMA hazard mitigation funds, such as Hazard Mitigation Grant Program and Pre-Disaster Mitigation grants; (2) supporting the Deployables Program Manager in the management of the Interim Flood Protection Measures program which maintains and deploys flood protection at critical city and neighborhood sites; and (3) supporting the development of operational considerations for resiliency projects.

The Specialist will:

• Support development of mitigation tools and projects that inform risk, exposure, and mitigation investment opportunities

• Identify and develop tools that support operational decisions and protocols for resiliency projects

• Ensure select mitigation projects are implemented in compliance with FEMA mitigation funding, or other resiliency funding

• Facilitate and support coordination of scope development and grant applications for FEMA’s Building Resilient Infrastructure in Communities (BRIC) funding with City partners

• Support development and updates of operational and programmatic documents for the Interim Flood Protection Measures (IFPM) program

• Provide coordination, outreach, and/or training support for contractors, agency partners, and other entities involved in the operations, maintenance, and/or deployment of the IFPM program

• Attend site visits for IFPM program and other projects as needed

• Work with agencies to provide guidance, assistance, project management support, and cross-agency engagement to ensure the success of innovative, complex projects tied to unique rules

• Perform other duties as assigned by Risk Reduction and Recovery leadership

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)

• Strong written and oral communication skills

• Demonstrated interest or experience in: urban planning, disaster recovery, hazard mitigation, climate adaptation, infrastructure and community resiliency, and/or emergency management

• Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize information and provide decision-making support based on quantitative and qualitative analysis

• Experience with capital project development, construction management, and/or project delivery

• Strong understanding of grant funding, budget planning, and/or financial management

• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and provide project management support within specified deadlines

• Ability to work well within a team structure while maintaining independent latitude for good judgement

• Ability to implement program functions and provide operational support in areas including but not limited to: logistics, deployment, maintenance, stakeholder outreach

• Graphic design skills a plus

To APPLY

Current City Employees: Apply via Employee Self-Service (ESS). Go to Recruiting ActivitiesCareers and search Job ID# 466002

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# 466002

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.

POSTING DATE:

6/16/21

POST UNTIL:

FILLED

JVN:

017/20/645

-AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER-

Special accommodations will be provided for people with disabilities

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