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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