Emergency Services Coordinator

legal & protective services health & safety
Location: Regional Municipality of Durham, ON
Website: http://www.durham.ca
Type: full-time
Posted On: Aug 24, 2018
Closing Date: Sep 16, 2018
 
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www.durham.ca

The Region of Durham, dedicated to maintaining outstanding standards of service, relies on the expertise and commitment of our employees. You’d be surprised at the diverse career choices we have to offer! If you seek a career with growth and challenge, where quality and accountability work in tandem with integrity and a responsiveness to change, we welcome you to learn more about us.

 
Emergency Services Coordinator – Job ID 10646
 
Reporting to the Director of Emergency Management, the incumbent will:
 
  • Implement assigned portions of the Regional emergency management program, by researching and reviewing best practices, developing, and producing comprehensive emergency plans and procedures
  • Implement operational preparedness and logistics for the Region's emergency centres as assigned
  • Implement elements of the Regional emergency management training and exercise program as assigned
  • Participate and be available as necessary to coordinate DEMO's emergency response, including acting as the DEMO Duty Officer on a 24/7 rotating basis, receiving and initiating emergency notifications, and setting up the Regional Emergency Operations Centre
  • Implement relevant portions of the Regional emergency management public education program as assigned
  • Assist in the development, production and implementation of all other aspects of the Regional emergency management program including legislative compliance and critical infrastructure elements
 
The successful candidate will possess:
 
  • A University degree combined with directly related emergency services/planning experience, or a post-secondary diploma with extensive directly related emergency services/planning experience
  • Emergency Management courses offered by DEMO, Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal and Emergency Management, accredited Colleges or Universities, or recognized centres of learning, e.g., JIBC, FEMA
  • Practical working knowledge of emergency management organizations, plans, policies, procedures and standards
  • Demonstrated experience writing plans and procedures
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and delivery of training programs, including emergency simulation exercises
  • Proven experience in public education, public alerting, communications and media relations
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A valid 'G' driver's licence and access to a reliable vehicle
 
- Start: $43.38 - Six Month: $45.79 - Job: $48.20
 
To learn more about this opportunity, please visit our website at www.durham.ca and apply online directly to Job ID#10646 no later than September 16, 2018. 
 
We thank all applicants; however, only those to be considered for an interview will be contacted.