Senior EM Specialist – Cuyahoga County

Summary

Under general supervision works within a framework of well-defined policies, procedures and regulations. Independently performing daily assignments, often outside of proximity of their supervisor.

Essential Job Functions

Develops and maintains programs and plans related to emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation; ensures plans are in compliance with applicable State and Federal regulations; reviews and provides planning support and technical assistance to partner agencies, municipalities, medical facilities, and schools with development of local emergency plans. Executes public outreach; manages office website manages social media accounts; reviews and edits publications; attends public outreach events; produces safety fact sheets; develops publications; researches training; develops and conducts training. Conducts emergency response activities at the County Emergency Operations Center when activations occur and during exercises; coordinates with public officials; completes Incident Action Plans; serves as County Representative during After Action processes lead by other jurisdictions to provide guidance and input from County perspective; answers the public’s questions; prepares plans and documents; acts as a member of the incident support team; conducts damage assessments; leads group discussions to identify and implement improvements to emergency plans and operations after County incidents, exercises or emergencies. Performs related administrative responsibilities; maintains database and other information systems; schedules staff training; manages certification programs; attends training courses and meetings; participates in work-groups and exercises; researches state and federal guidelines.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Management, Public Administration, or other public safety discipline with three (3) years of emergency management experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Valid Ohio driver license, proof of automobile insurance and a reliable vehicle.

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EM Specialist – Cuyahoga County

Summary

Journey level position, working under general supervision within a framework of well-defined policies, procedures, and regulations. Independently performs daily assignments, often outside of proximity of their supervisor and expected to become fully aware of operating procedures and policies.

Essential Job Functions

Assists in the development, upgrade, and implementation of emergency preparedness exercises and emergency response plans; performs damage assessments; reviews plans and training; researches training; coordinates and conducts training. Executes public outreach; manages office website; manages social media accounts; reviews and edits publications; attends public outreach events; produces safety fact sheet; develops publications. Conducts emergency response activities at the County Emergency Operations Center when activations occur; coordinates with public officials; completes Incident Action Plans; answers the public’s questions; prepares plans and documents; acts as a member of the incident support team; conducts damage assessments. Performs related administrative responsibilities; maintains database and other information systems; schedules staff training; manages certification programs; attends training courses and meetings; participates in work-groups and exercises; researches state and federal guidelines.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Management, Public Administration, or other public safety disciplines with one (1) year of Public Safety experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Valid Ohio driver license, proof of automobile insurance and a reliable vehicle.

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Ohio State University Emergency Management Planning Coordinator

Under the supervision of the Director of Emergency Management and/or designee, the Emergency Management Planning Coordinator supports the vision and mission of the office of Emergency Management by developing plans and preparedness projects that reflect the unique environment of a higher education campus, and responds to the diverse needs of students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Coordinates with individuals at all levels of the university to develop and provide preparedness outreach, exercise programs and activities to stakeholder groups across the University.

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Programs for Storm Relief from the State Treasurer’s Office

 

The destruction and damage caused by recent severe weather impacted many Ohioans. The Ohio Treasurer’s office administers two economic development programs that may be beneficial to impacted individuals or entities when insurance coverage or relief funds do not cover the full cost of repairs or replacement of property, equipment, or vehicles, or if those impacted did not have insurance coverage for the damage incurred.

ReEnergize Ohio and ECO-Link offer interest rate reduction on loans for damage from natural disasters for any Ohioan with a small business or a primary residence located in Ohio. The bank loan application must be submitted in conjunction with a participating Ohio depositary bank. The borrower and the bank loan officer complete the application online. Please contact the Ohio Treasurer’s Department of Economic Development at 614-466-6546 or 1-800-228-1102 for assistance finding a participating bank in your area.

ReEnergize Ohio (previously Renew Ohio) assists small business owners and farm operators who require loans to repair or replace their property. The ReEnergize Ohio linked-deposit program can work with SBA loans as well.

  • For construction loans, provides up to a 3% interest rate reduction on individual or commercial loans for up to four (4) years. The rate reduction is available on loans up to $550,000, with possible cap variance on a case by case basis.
  • For restoration loans, provides up to 3% interest rate reduction on loans up to four (4) years. The rate reduction is available on loans up to $550,000.
  • The online application consists of two brief forms – one from the applicant and one from the lender. Contractor estimates for a business construction project must be attached and must total greater than or equal to the full amount of the loan.

ECO-Link (previously Rebuild Ohio) assists homeowners with financing the restoration or replacement of their primary residence through the use of construction or restoration loans.

  • For construction loans, provides up to a 3% interest rate reduction on loans for up to two (2) years. The rate reduction is available on loans up to $400,000.
  • For restoration loans, provides up to a 3% interest rate reduction on loans for up to seven (7) years. The rate reduction is available on loans up to $50,000.
  • The online application consists of two brief forms – one from the applicant and one from the lender. Contractor estimates for the projects must be attached and total greater than or equal to the full amount of the loan.

More information about ReEnergize Ohio and ECO-Link can be found athttp://www.tos.ohio.gov/Economic_Development. If you have any further questions, please contact the Ohio Treasurer’s Department of Economic Development at 614-466-6546 or 1-800-228-1102.