Alachua County Board of County Commissioners is hiring an Emergency Management Program Coordinator

Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
12 SE 1st Street Gainesville, FL 32601

Job Title:   Emergency Management Program Coordinator

Job Description
This is highly responsible administrative work coordinating elements of the emergency management program to ensure that implementation and prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with specified departmental and County objectives in the prevention of, preparation for, response to, recovering from and mitigation against the effects of natural and human-caused hazards.

This is an emergency essential classification. Upon declaration of a disaster and/or emergency, all employees in this classification are required to work.

An employee assigned to this classification coordinates program activities to ensure administrative efficiency and compliance with emergency management standards. This entails expanding current programs, developing and implementing new programs and undertaking new projects and developments to meet the needs of the County.

Work is performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor or manager and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of results obtained.

Hours:   40
Starting Pay:  $39,368.16 Annually

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience with responsibilities for a specific emergency management program or program area; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience.

Education and Experience details:
Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience emergency management program experience; or Associate’s degree and three years’ emergency management program experience; or High School diploma or equivalent and five years’ emergency management program experience.

Emergency Management Institute Professional Development Series Certificate must be submitted with the employment application.

A valid Florida Driver License is required and a Motor Vehicle Record that meets the requirements of Alachua County policy # 6-7; Motor Vehicle Records will be reviewed prior to employment. If in the past 24-month period, the record shows more than 3 moving violations, and/or a conviction/pending charge for driving under the influence, the minimum qualifications are not met for the position.

Successful completion of a criminal history background investigation is required prior to employment. Applicants within six months of meeting the minimum education/experience requirement may be considered for trainee status.

Must obtain the National or Florida Professional Emergency Manager Certification. (IAEM CEM and/or FEPA FPEM) within 12 months of hire date.

The employee must be able to report to the EOC within 60 minutes of notification in order to open and activate the EOC in the event of a declared emergency.


CLOSE DATE/TIME: Tue. 07/23/19 11:59 PM Eastern Time