2021 Emergency Management Fundamentals Course

2021 Emergency Management Fundamentals Course

Friday, June 4, 2021 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM at Fairfield County EMA

The EM Fundamentals Course is a one-day course for new Emergency Management Professionals. Preference will be given to County EMA Directors, but anyone may apply.

The course outline is below:

  1. Phases of Emergency Management
  2. Local EMA Authorities an Pertinent Statues
  3. Grants
  4. Exercises
  5. Planning/Plans
  6. LEPC
  7. Ohio EMA/Web EOC

The deadline to apply is April 16, 2021. To apply, click here.

Job Postings

Delaware County – Emergency Management Specialist

Delaware County Emergency Management Agency has an opening for an Emergency Management Specialist. This individual assists in planning, developing, and coordinating the preparation and implementation of the Emergency Management program for Delaware County, Ohio. Individual reports to the Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, or designee.  The position requires exercise of independent discretion, judgment and critical thinking skills within the scope of the individuals authority.

For additional information, click here.

Applications must be received by Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

Tuscarawas County HS&EMA – Emergency Management Intern

The Tuscarawas County Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency currently has an opening for a temporary position of Emergency Management Intern.

The primary duty of the emergency management intern will be to provide support and assistance
on projects deemed appropriate. Such projects may involve exercise design, maintaining critical
emergency operations documents, and conducting public education or outreach programs.
Duties of the emergency management intern may also include assisting HS&EMA staff with
typical day to day operations, attending meetings, networking with other professionals, or attend
events in the community that may occur outside the traditional hours of operation.

For additional information click here.

Applications must be received by Friday April 16, 2021.

Tuscarawas County HS&EMA – Emergency Management Planner

The Tuscarawas County Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency is looking to fill the position of Planner.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Conducting research for planning; assists in ensuring that the County emergency plans are
consistent and compatible with the regional and state emergency plan guidelines; Organize
planning activities to include coordination of county agencies to ensure that the county
plans promote county-wide readiness; Coordinate with non-profit groups to ensure that their
plans are consistent with the county plans; Develops and Updates plans as assigned.

Performs professional and administrative work, involving a wide range of technical and
administrative duties as assigned. Manages Equipment Inventories as assigned. Assists with
social media and community outreach. Assists in the application for, and coordination of grants.
Prepares and maintains agency financial recordsincluding budgets, accounts payable and
receivable;submitsvouchersforpayment;monitorsline items; completes monthly
reconciliations; and assist with accounting, when assigned.

Performs a variety ofsecretarial and clerical tasks in order to ensure the efficient operation
of the agency (prepares records, reports, and other documentation; answers telephone and
grants visitors to office; processes mail; maintains databases; maintains files; inventories
equipment and supplies; etc.).

Participates in Hazmat exercises and works in the Emergency Operations Center during
Activation

For additional information, please click here.

2021 Virtual Winter Symposium

2021 EMAO Virtual Winter Symposium

Friday, March 12, 2021
9:00 AM – Noon

The EMAO Winter Symposium will be a virtual event in 2021. The event will be hosted via Zoom on Friday, March 12, 2021. Presentations will be provided by EMAO President Mark Christie, EMAO Legislative Committee Chair Brad Gilbert, EMAO Executive Director Michelle Fitzgibbon, as well as members of the Ohio General Assembly and Statewide Officials. Additionally, we will be scheduling virtual legislative visits in each sector.

Click here to preregister for the event.

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.