This part-time position performs a variety of technical, administrative, and supervisory work in planning, organizing, directing, and implementing disaster preparedness to prevent or minimize the loss of life and property during emergency and disaster situations. Coordinates disaster-planning efforts between all City departments, other municipalities and governmental Districts, Railroads, DuPage County Office of Emergency Management, IEMA, and FEMA, and the Business Community. This position works under the general direction of the Chief of Police.
- Maintains and updates the city's Emergency Operations Plan and citywide disaster drills.
- Ensures employee compliance with all Incident Command System (ICS) standards.
- Maintains member records, equipment, and updates training criteria to fulfill required training.
- Provides training opportunities based on specific training needs of members and budget constraints.
- Prepares annual budget for EMA needs.
- Conducts monthly meetings with volunteer members and Command Staff to discuss upcoming events, problems, training, etc.
- Monitors inventory to ensure accountability and working order of all EMA equipment.
- Ensures all operations are conducted in as safe a manner as possible.
- Changes or makes additions to EMA policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
- Performs any other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree in emergency and disaster management, public administration, or another closely related field is preferred and 3 to 5 years of experience in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Ability to respond to the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and coordinate emergency operation's in the event of a disaster or emergency situation.
- Ability to quickly gather and assemble information on a wide variety of topics and make sound decisions rapidly in situations of uncertainty.
- Knowledge of applicable State laws, ordinances, departmental standard operating procedures and regulations.
- Ability to train and supervise subordinate personnel and volunteers.
- Ability to use a ladder, first aid equipment, radio, pager, computer, cell phone, and other EMA related equipment.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Possess a valid Illinois driver's license.
Bachelor's degree in emergency and disaster management, public administration, or another closely related field is preferred and 3 to 5 years of experience in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Schedule and hours may vary, but are generally 15-20 hours per week, Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Remote work may be permitted, but is not guaranteed. Schedule must be flexible to accommodate emergency situations.
Interested applicants should submit an application and resume to:
City of Warrenville
Attention: Alma Morgan
3S258 Manning Avenue
Warrenville, IL 60555
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