Deputy Emergency Services CoordinatorCounty Of Sonoma
Deputy Emergency Services Coordinator
$5,621 - $6,833/Monthly
Education: Academic course work and training which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, academic course work and training in public administration, business administration, fire or police science would provide such opportunity.
Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Typically, two years of administrative, operational or management experience in a large organization including planning and development of administrative or operational procedures/policies, program analysis in areas of emergency services, or closely related field.
Desirable Qualification: Completion of the following courses: Standardized Emergency Management System position training, Exercise Design Course, Emergency Public Information Officer Workshop, and Federal Emergency Management Agency Professional Development Training Series. Experience or training gained as a member of a public safety agency such as fire services, law enforcement, emergency medical services, 911 dispatch, or military service.
License: Possession of the appropriate valid California driver's license may be required by the State of California to perform the duties of the position.
Probationary Period: Individuals hired into this job class will serve one year probationary period.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of: Federal and state disaster preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation programs; federal, state, and local regulations, practices and standards relating to emergency management; contemporary principles, practices, and theory of management techniques; and organization, functions, and activities of county government.
Ability to: Identify potential hazards and recommend necessary preparedness and response actions to protect public safety and property; maintain effective working relationships; work effectively without close supervision and manage multiple projects concurrently; exercise judgment and initiative during stressful emergency situations and adopt effective courses of action; react quickly, efficiently, and calmly in an emergency situation; demonstrate tact and professional demeanor; communicate effectively orally and in writing at a level commensurate with successful job performance; maintain records and prepare reports and briefings; interpret a variety of codes, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to emergency management; use a wide variety of computer software applications and systems.
Demonstrated ability to be flexible and willingness to work effectively under adverse physical and/or mental conditions as needed during emergency response to include: inclement weather, environments subject to sudden changes and/or extremes, noise, close/confined quarters, response equipment and stressful situations; travel for extensive periods at any time emergencies arise, including weekends and holidays; and work odd hours and long shifts.