Emergency Management Specialist

Plan and organize emergency response programs and operations for natural, man-made, and technological disasters, as well as hostage situations.

Responsibilities:
Investigating diverse areas prone to natural catastrophes and developing unique preparedness plans.
Ensure that all preparedness plans are in accordance with federal, state, and local standards.
Assisting with the training of the general population, government agencies, and private businesses in all disaster response methods.
Establishing emergency evacuation routes in order to alleviate traffic and allow a safe escape for the population.
Assuring that several agencies are ready to build up temporary shelters if necessary.
Coordination of the delivery of food, water, and medical supplies to disaster-affected communities.
Assisting towns harmed by natural disasters in obtaining federal funding.
By working as a liaison between federal, state, local, and municipal entities, disaster relief efforts can be maximized.

Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in emergency management, public safety, or a closely related discipline is required.
A minimum of two years of experience in emergency management is required.
The International Association of Emergency Managers certification may be beneficial.
The ability to remain calm in the face of adversity.
Outstanding critical thinking, organizational, strategic planning, and problem-solving abilities.
Excellent communication abilities.