In the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection this class is accountable for the strategic program planning of emergency management and homeland security servicing municipalities, private sector companies and other state agencies.
Receives executive direction from the Deputy Commissioner.
Directs staff of Strategic Planning Unit.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs staff and operations of the Strategic Planning Unit program;
Coordinates, plans and manages unit activities;
Formulates program goals and objectives;
Develops or assists in development of related policy;
Interprets and administers pertinent laws;
Prepares or assists in preparation of unit budget;
Maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of unit who might impact on program activities;
Prepares written plans and grant applications for federal funds needed to support execution of plan;
Prioritizes and develops funding strategies;
Coordinates disbursement of funds with fiscal unit;
Provides training and technical support to grant recipients;
Monitors compliance of strategic programs plans;
Leads the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
and ability to apply management principles and practices;
and ability to apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
principles and practices of state and regional planning;
research methods and techniques;
principles and practices of strategic planning;
emergency management methods and practices;
oral and written communication skills;
Ability to interpret and evaluate research data.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Nine (9) years of professional experience, in a large public agency in planning including developing written short and long term plans having impact on multiple operations.
NOTE: Planning is defined as collecting and analyzing technical data (social, environmental, economic, governmental), determining problems and concerns and developing long-term plans accordingly. These are formal, written plans, i.e. statements of goals and objectives, recommended alternatives for action and policies and programs to achieve the goals and objectives. Generally, these plans will impact statewide activities or a large-scale corporation which has branch or satellite facilities. Candidates must perform these types of duties the majority of time and the planning function must be the major thrust of the job.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a lead or supervisory capacity.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
A Master's degree in business administration, planning, public administration or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(12)-General Administration and Management
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection Strategic Planning Manager in Salary Group MP 68 approved effective April 6, 2012. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final No. 22-007