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Job Title: Emergency Preparedness Planner
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Organization: Cuyahoga County Board of Health
Posted: 6/8/2022
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Cleveland,  OH    USA
Compensation: $46,991
Position Description: Designs, implements, and evaluates emergency preparedness and planning training/exercise activities to test local, regional, and state emergency response plans.

Develops after action reports and monitors compliance of improvement plans.

Reviews and analyzes existing emergency preparedness plans; makes recommendations for modifications to improve safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of plans.

Reviews emergency preparedness plans with employees and supervisors; providing updates when employee responsibilities or assigned actions change.

Develops, distributes, and maintains emergency communication protocols and documentation, which may include emergency contact trees, emergency response hierarchy, and other records.

Ensure the direction and activities of the program are aligned with local, state, and federal response guidance, rules, regulations, and requirements.

Assists with monitoring the Public Health Emergency Preparedness grant(s) to ensure that both local and regional deliverables are being met.

Develops and maintains strong collaborative relationships with preparedness and response partners internal and external to the county jurisdiction and with outside emergency management agencies. Preparing and presenting formal educational or training emergency preparedness materials for internal and external partners.

Represent the department on various committees, workgroups, and teams; cooperates with multi-jurisdictional and stakeholder coordination efforts to determine appropriate courses of emergency action, establish, or make recommendations for emergency planning guidelines, and ensure compliance with emergency management mandates.

Supports recruitment and training of public and medical volunteers to assist with local response to public health emergencies.

Participates public health emergency activities as needed. Serves as a 24/7 first responding member of emergency response teams.

Collaborates with internal and external partners on special projects as assigned.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in either emergency management, public administration, public health, or related field.

Completion of NIMS IS 100, 120C, 130A, 200, 244B, 700, and 800 required within 6 months of hire.

Minimum of one year of related experience in public health, emergency preparedness planning, exercise design evaluation experience OR no experience with a Master's degree.

Valid driver’s license and insurance at time of appointment.

Strong knowledge of the principles of public health, epidemiology, and emergency management planning (e.g., mitigation, preparedness, prevention, continuity of operations, recovery, and response).

Ability to efficiently multi-task on a daily basis.

Ability to respond to public health planning or response events and emergencies during nonbusiness hours.

Proficiency with use of PC hardware & basic software (e.g., Microsoft office), email, and office equipment (i.e., copier, fax, scanner, telephone, etc.). Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel. Excellent customer service, verbal and written communication skills, and effective presentation skills.

Excellent interpersonal relationship skills including cultural sensitivity & competence.

Ability to anticipate hazards and problems and respond effectively.

Organization Description: Our Mission To Work in partnership with the community to protect and improve the health and well-being of everyone in Cuyahoga County.

Our Vision To create the conditions in which all people who live, learn, work and play in Cuyahoga County have the opportunity to be healthy.

Our Core Values Health equity, integrity, partnership and innovation.

Closing Date: 9/8/2022
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Jana Rush,  Emergency Preparedness Planner
Contact Location: 5550 Venture Drive

Parma   OH  44130
United States
Contact Location: 5550 Venture Drive
  Parma   OH  44130
  United States
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How to Apply: Online: template_id=3491

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