EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS OFFICER
|Department||Maryland Department of Emergency Management|
|Date Opened||10/5/2022 5:37:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||10/19/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|HR Analyst||Mario West|
MDEM is looking for a diligent, detail-oriented individual who is excited about making Maryland a safer place to live and work by assisting with the Department’s Maryland Joint Operations Center, including dispatching situational reports from local, State and Federal Agencies.
MDEM’s mission is to proactively reduce disaster risks and reliably manage consequences through collaborative work with Maryland’s communities and partners. MDEM is the department of State government with primary responsibility and authority for emergency preparedness policy, and for coordinating hazard mitigation, incident response, and disaster recovery. MDEM is a national leader in Emergency Management that provides Maryland residents, organizations, and emergency management partners with expert information, programmatic activities, and leadership in the delivery of financial, technical, and physical resources “to shape a resilient Maryland where communities thrive.” We do this by being Maryland's designated source of official risk reduction and consequence management information.
NOTE: This position operates within an on-call rotating schedule according to assignment within the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) to attend to all emergencies on a statewide 24/7 basis. This may involve working 12 hour shifts extended periods of time in support of 24 hour consequence management activities.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Maryland Department of Emergency Management
5401 Rue Saint Lo Drive
Reisterstown, MD 21136
Main Purpose of Job
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Two years of experience in emergency communications work related to police, fire/rescue, medical service or military operations; or in coordinating emergency, safety or disaster relief efforts.
1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in emergency response communication work responding to emergencies or coordinating emergency, safety or disaster relief on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in emergency communications systems and equipment operations classifications or specialty codes in the emergency management field of work on a year for year basis for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
First responder dispatcher experience is preferred.
Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe software
Experience with Computer - Aided Dispatch (CAD) applications is preferred
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. Employees in this classification are subject to call 24 hours a day and will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.
2. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.
Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper
application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Maryland Department of
Emergency Management, 5401 Rue Saint Lo Drive, Reisterstown, MD 21136. Paper application
materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please call 410-517-3600, x3615.
MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.
People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.