Assistant Director of Mayor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness (Unclassified)



JOB CODE: 3058

PAY GRADE: 2280

SALARY RANGE: $55,098 - $92,726

LOCATION OF WORK
Mayor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
This is administrative and technical work in assisting the Director of Mayor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness in directing, planning and coordinating emergency preparedness activities in East Baton Rouge Parish. Work involves assisting in the planning and development of emergency plans for the City-Parish to be used during military or natural disasters, recruiting and training volunteers in emergency procedures and operations, and directing all emergency preparedness activities when disaster occurs. Supervision is exercised over a moderate sized staff. Work is performed with relative independence of action under the general supervision of the Director of Mayor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. Performs other work as requested.

ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS
Assists in the development and maintenance of detailed plans for the complete and efficient utilization of manpower and material resources available to the City-Parish in the event of military or natural disasters. Assists the Director developing procedures for the implementation of emergency plans; enlists and trains volunteers to help during emergency situations. Supervises staff personnel engaged in the formulation of emergency plans and needs of the area. Keeps abreast of current developments in emergency preparedness operations and activities. Gives talks to various groups on emergency preparedness activities and plans. Performs administrative duties for the Director during emergency situations in which long hours are involved. Serves in the capacity of director in the Director's absence.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the objectives, principles and practices of emergency planning. Knowledge of the methods, practices and techniques of organization and management. Knowledge of federal, state and local emergency preparedness laws and regulations. Knowledge of community resources and facilities, available for use in the event of military or natural disasters and of operations of local, state and federal law enforcement and related governmental agencies. Knowledge of English used to prepare brief narrative reports and to communicate effectively with others. Knowledge of basic mathematics and statistics used in research connected with emergency preparedness activities. Ability to supervise the work of a moderate sized technical and clerical staff. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Ability to manage and organize multiple work assignments and projects. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree and two years of experience in emergency planning work.

CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSES / REGISTRATIONS
(Unless otherwise specified below, must possess at the time of appointment and must be maintained current throughout employment in this classification.) None.

OTHER JOB ASPECTS
None.


NOTE:
Unclassified job specifications may be revised at the will of the appointing authority.