TACOMA-PIERCE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT invites applications for the position of: Emergency Management Plans Coordinator-HPC III
An Equal Opportunity Employer
SALARY: $32.56 - $41.92 Hourly $67,724.80 - $87,193.60 Annually
OPENING DATE: 05/08/19
CLOSING DATE: 05/22/19 11:59 PM
Do you enjoy building working relationships with community stakeholders? Do you have experience leading community health projects with experience in Emergency Management? If this is you, join our Public Health Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery program as a Regular, Full-time (1.0 FTE) Health Promotion Coordinator III-Emergency Management Plans Coordinator.
This position is in the Communicable Disease Division and the Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response (PHEPR) Program is responsible for plan development and maintaining various base plans, annexes and appendices and Job Action Sheets that describe the jurisdictional responsibilities for the Department.
This position will work with public and private community partners to ensure the Department plans, annexes, and appendices are in alignment with various community plans. Plan development and maintenance is a federal and state requirement. Participate in Emergency Management strategic planning at the program, divisional, department, and community levels. The team focuses on vulnerable population resiliency to support equity through Emergency Management lens.
Some of what you'll do: Maintains Departments All Hazards plan, coordinates and updates the Departments Continuity of Operations Plan, Develops new (Recovery, Catastrophic), updates (Alternate Care System, Medical Counter Measures), and maintains existing Annexes and AppendicesEstablishes plan review cycles and identifies gaps in existing plans, annexes, and appendicesCommunity response plan, annexes, and appendices coordination, Department and community planning activities, Department and community training activities, Department and community exercise activitiesResponse activities-Incident activation, response, demobilization, and quality improvement actions. Rotational Duty Officer on-call duties
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What you bring to the table:
Self motivated to seek, anticipate and complete work tasks and suggest new ideas to improve quality and performanceTakes responsibility as a team member to meet required goals and actively participates to assure team successMakes consistent, timely and appropriate recommendations and considers the impacts on systems and diverse communitiesStays calm and makes rational thoughtful decisions and recommendations during times of stress and/or emergency situationsAble to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with a diverse population of community members, community-based agencies, organizations, and Department and PHEPR staffDemonstrates knowledge and skills needed to perform essential job functions as assignedAdvanced skill in communicating effectively in writing and orally to individuals and groupsRequired to have critical thinking and strategic planning competenciesKnowledgeable about social determinants of health, health equity, and institutional racismPlan and collaborate with Department and community partners to reach required goals and objectivesEstablish Department and community emergency preparedness and response plans and procedures through plan development, training, exercises, and quality improvementRespond to emergencies/disasters using established triggers, plans, and proceduresKnowledgeable about the hospital and medical systems in Pierce, King and Kitsap CountyKnowledgeable about the emergency management systems within the county, state, and federal levelsAble to write plans and procedures using approved formats and templatesAble to report to work to respond 24/7 when requestedUnderstands and is knowledgeable about the Public Health systems and programs in the Department and statewide
Who should apply:
Master's degree and four years of relevant experience in community health, environmental, education, or other relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and experience to perform the essential functions of work.
Required Certifications and Licensure - Possession of a valid driver's license and an acceptable driver's abstract prior to employment.
ICS 100,200,700, and 800.Desired
Experience using SharePoint, ICS 300 and ICS 400.
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:
Work Setting: Work is mostly performed indoors in an office environment, Exposure to hazards is limited to those commonly found in government office environments. Occasional outdoor work to survey, inspect, or move trailers with supplies and equipment. The potential for dealing with dissatisfied or angry customers and partners exists, requiring skills in conflict resolution. Physical Demands: Able to work safely outdoors: lifting, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking and repetitive motions. Tools and Equipment: Duties require the use of standard office furniture and equipment (e.g., desk, filing cabinet, computer, printer, telephone, fax machine, copy machine, etc.) Travel: Driving a vehicle requiring a license. Extensive local (in and out of Pierce County)travel may be required.
Emergencies When public health responds to an emergency you may be assigned duties that are outside your regular job description. This may involve responding at any time, including nights and weekends, with possible deployment to locations other than the department.
FILE YOUR APPLICATION ONLINE AT: https://www.tpchd.org/i-want-to-/jobs/employment/employment-opportunities OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT: 3629 South D St. Tacoma, WA 98418 253-798-3783
An Equal Opportunity Employer Job #19-00057 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANS COORDINATOR-HPC III CJ