Date:Jul 17, 2017

Location:TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 15239

Agency: Division of Emergency Management


Position Number: 31001309

Salary: $2,625.00 per mo.

Posting Closing Date: 07/27/2017


  • Incorporate Division decisions into a framework plan.

  • Communicates and interprets planning goals, policies and priorities.

  • Evaluates current Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) Plans and State Mutual Aid (SMAA) plans in light of stated objectives and future trends, developments, and opportunities.

  • Maintain and update information in the EMAC Operating System in relation to Mission Ready Packages (MRP) for our Statewide Incident Management Teams (SIMTs).

  • Conduct Statewide Mutual Aid, Emergency Management Assistance Compact and Federal Resource Request training.

  • Maintain Statewide Mutual Aid Agreements (SMAA) current.

  • Develop and conduct Emergency Management Assistance Compact and Mutual Aid classes and exercises.

  • Function as the Mutual Aid Branch Director day-to-day as well as during emergency activations.

  • Perform travel, special projects and other duties as required.


  • Knowledge of basic planning concepts and the ability to apply them in the review or development of a plan.

  • Knowledge of Emergency Management procedures, especially in the areas of Operations, Planning and Logistics.

  • Knowledge of methods of compiling, organizing and analyzing data.

  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects, tasking and/or priorities.

  • Intermediate to advanced skill sets in MS Office software (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Access) as well as the ability to learn new programs.

  • Demonstrated skill in exercising good judgment in emergency/critical situations and ability to make decisions quickly.

  • Knowledge of State, Local and Federal responsibilities during disasters.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with others orally and in writing.

  • Knowledge of the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP).

  • Ability to work non-traditional hours and travel as needed on a frequent basis.

VETERANS:DEM appreciates the service and sacrifices made by veterans and their family members. Further, DMS recognizes the immeasurable value veterans bring to the workplace and is committed to increasing the number of veterans that serve in its workforce.

SPECIAL NOTE: In response to emergency events, Division of Emergency Management employees may be required to work irregular hours, to work more than 8 hours per day, to work extended periods (including weekends and holidays), to work at locations other than their official headquarters, and to perform duties in addition to those outlined in the employee’s position description. Employees must be able to deploy to emergency sites with limited advance notice.

You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order for us to conduct the background check.

All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida Employment Application.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT: It is the policy of the Florida Division of Emergency Management that any applicants who will be considered or recommended for an employment opportunity undergo Level 2 background screening. This is in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment.No applicants for a designated position will be employed until the Level 2 screening and drug test results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.Level 2 back ground screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market:Tallahassee