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Job Opportunity: NYC Emergency Management. Response/Health and Medical $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: Health and Medical Specialist

Division/Work Unit: Response/Health and Medical

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 Health and Medical unit works with New York City agencies and public health agencies, associations, hospitals, and emergency medical services on critical surge, response and recovery issues, to prepare for and respond to incidents with significant public health impacts.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Director of Health & Medical within the Planning and Preparedness Division, the health and medical specialist will collaborate with relevant agency partners to develop citywide emergency response plans for a wide range of natural and man-made hazards. The specialist will be involved in the periodic testing, review, and revision of these plans and will work with local, state, federal, and private sector partners for their successful implementation. With latitude for independent initiative and judgment, the Health & Medical Specialist will work to accomplish the following:

• Operate as part of a team to develop the health and medical components of citywide response plans for a wide range of issues including natural and man-made hazards. This includes representing NYCEM in all aspects of planning, preparedness, and response.

• Coordinate the planning process and project management for the development of new plans and/or plan revisions. Working with relevant health and medical agency partners for successful plan implementation and foster intra/inter-agency coordination and communication to include local, state, federal, and private entities.

• Support special projects and other duties as assigned by the Director of the Health & Medical Unit

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

• Knowledge of hazardous material, infectious disease, and pathology.

• Knowledge of healthcare operations, CMS rules, roles, and responsibilities.

• Project management skills including proficiency with standard office computer and web applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Prezi).

• Experience managing multiple projects with a demonstrated ability to work independently or collaboratively in a high pressure environment on complex projects with compressed timelines.

• Valid driver’s license with experience driving in an urban environment

• Experience applying concepts, theories, and practices of emergency management to real-world.

To APPLY

Current City Employees: Apply via Employee Self-Service (ESS). Go to Recruiting ActivitiesCareers and search Job ID#465994

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#465994

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:

017/21/644

-AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER-

Special accommodations will be provided for people with disabilities

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