NATURE OF WORK
This is responsible management and professional administrative work assisting in planning, organizing and directing the activities of the Emergency Management Division.
Work involves responsibility for assisting in the administration and direction of effective and responsible emergency management plans and procedures for Broward County. Position incumbent initiates and carries out related technical research and studies and implements programs. Assignments are received in the form of broad policy statements. Work is performed independently with general supervision by the Director of Emergency Management. Performance is reviewed periodically through program results, conferences and written reports.
Assists in planning, organizing and directing the County's emergency management programs and divisional activities.
Assists in preparing and monitoring division budget and prepares special reports as required.
Supervises emergency management staff and field operations.
Responds and reports to the Emergency Operations Center and/or to the scene of an emergency.
Reviews and coordinates local governments emergency plans.
Develops policies, procedures and priorities to meet established goals.
Develops, implements and maintains strategic, fiscal and capital improvement plans for the Division.
Conducts informational seminars explaining governmental policies and procedures related to emergency management.
Attends conferences and public and professional meetings.
Serves as acting director in absence of the director.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of
emergency program management, public administration, emergency planning, mitigation and coordinated response to emergencies.
Considerable knowledge of all federal, state and local
regulatory requirements applicable to emergency management and related issues which require effective coordinated actions.
Considerable knowledge of the funding process in a municipal environment as related to budgeting, cost accounting, financial planning and management.
Knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of supervision, organization and administration.
Ability to plan, implement, and coordinate technical and administrative programs.
Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest Policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in public safety, public or business administration or related field; considerable experience in emergency planning and management, including high level supervisory and administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics
Work Locations: Emergency Management
Class Spec Estab./Revised:E6/93R12/97