Public Assistance Specialist II - Galt Contract Temp

Recruitment #180418-UNCE-96



  All candidates wishing to be considered for this job opening must submit a cover letter identifying the position being applied for, along with a resume, to:

Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management
Mechelle Jaggers, Human Resources
2401 N. Lincoln Blvd., Suite C51
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Or via email at:

Public Assistance Specialist II - Galt Contract Temporary

Full or Part Time
Long-term Temporary (Grant dependent)

Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 40 hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM), Oklahoma Recovery Office

Travel: Moderate travel during natural disasters and catastrophic events.

The hiring rate established for this temporary position is $19.43 per hour.

This position will report to the State Public Assistance Officer helping to conduct and administer the Public Assistance program for the State of Oklahoma.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
Provide technical and administration support to the Public Assistance (PA) program; requiring office and applicant visits as required in support of the PA program; formulate project worksheets; conduct small project validations; manage large projects; participate in preliminary damage assessments; scanning and filing of confidential information; providing instructions and information regarding policy and procedure; and other support duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Knowledge of Microsoft Office products; effective communication skills and effective organizational skills; customer service skills; desire to learn; analytical; detailed oriented; and ability to work independently and on a team.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Prefer candidates with finance experience and experience working with government entities.

Additional Information/Requirements:
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Applicant subject to a background and motor vehicle check.

Position requires possible response to all hazard events with little or no notice.

The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management is tobacco free. Employees are prohibited from using tobacco products throughout all indoor and outdoor areas of premises under the control of the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management, in all vehicles on those premises, and in state vehicles in use for OEM business anywhere.

Any qualified applicant with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits his/her ability to participate in the application process and desires a reasonable accommodation, must notify the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management Human Resources office at (405) 521-2481 of the need for an accommodation, identify the impairment, and identify the requested accommodation.

“Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer”


Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.