8601 Emergency Services Coordinator I

Recruitment #PEX-8601-108963

Introduction

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this announcement may close at any time after 5:00 p.m. on January 12, 2021.

Appointment Type:

This is a Permanent Exempt appointment not to exceed three (3) years. However, appointees would have an opportunity to reapply for an additional term. This position is exempt from Civil Service Commission rules pursuant to the City and County of San Francisco, Charter Section 10.104, and incumbents are considered “at will” and serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.  This is a full time, 40 hours per week appointment.

Department Overview:

The current position is located at the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management in the Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Division. The San Francisco Department of Emergency Management (DEM) manages disaster preparation, mitigation, and response; 9-1-1 dispatch, and homeland security grant distribution for the City and County of San Francisco. DEM was created in 2006 by local legislation that reorganized the Emergency Communications Department and the Office of Emergency Services into a single agency. For more information on the Department of Emergency Management, please visit: http://www.sfdem.org/.

The Department of Emergency Management currently has two (2) full-time positions available in the classification 8601 Emergency Services Coordinator I.  One position will report to Securing the City Region Program and one position will report to Training and Exercise Program.

Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Emergency Services Coordinator I provides administrative support for the Securing The Cities (STC) Region Program and Training and Exercise Program by assisting with the planning, coordination and development of the these programs’ initiatives, plans, and processes. A significant component of these positions requires excellent written skills.

The essential functions of this position include:

 

  • Reviewing, evaluating and analyzing information used in the development and implementation of plans, policies and procedures for the participants in the regional STC Region Program or Training and Exercise Program.
  • Researching, analyzing and providing reference information related to STC Region or training and exercise planning.
  • Reviewing and analyzing information for the preparation and dissemination of STC Region or Training and Exercise Program information and determining the best method of information presentation (including electronic and print postings and distribution).
  • Reviewing and assessing documents and processes to assist with the development and implementation of the STC Region or Training and Exercise program.
  • Providing information to staff on policies regarding STC Region or Training and Exercise operations.
  • Preparing correspondence, instructional memos, and other written materials with minimal review required by Program Manager.
  • Monitoring and coordinating meeting schedules with regional agencies and ensuring the timely drafting and dissemination of meeting minutes.
  • Coordinating and conducting virtual meetings and any presentations necessary.
  • Performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; AND

Certificate:
Completion of United States Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, Emergency Management Institute Courses: IS 100.b or ICS 100, and IS 200.b or ICS 200; AND

License: 

Possession and maintenance of a valid California driver's license; AND

Experience:

Six (6) months of experience providing technical support in an emergency management or homeland security agency.

Education Substitution:
Additional experience providing technical support in an emergency management or homeland security agency, as described above, may substitute for the required degree on a year- for-year.  Thirty (30) semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units equal one (1) year.

Experience Substitution:
Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Public Administration, Emergency Management or a closely related field can substitute for the required experience.

Desirable Qualifications

 

  • Working knowledge of the plan development process.
  • Proficiency with Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Suite (especially PowerPoint).

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

  • Select the desired job announcement
  • Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
  • Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
  • Follow instructions on the screen

In line with the Official Public Health Order to slow the spread of COVID-19, “shelter-in-place” has been issued for all San Francisco residents that is expected to be in effect until further notice.  As a result, Department of Human Resources (DHR)’s office (located at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103) is currently closed to the general public. If you have any questions, please feel free to email the Human Resources Analyst listed on this announcement.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file.  Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records.  Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline.  Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Patty Wong, by telephone at 415-558-3821 or by email at patty.wong@sfgov.org.

Resumes may be attached to the application; however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application. 

Verification
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found here.


Verification of qualifying experience, when requested, must be documented on the employer's business letterhead and must include the name of the applicant, job title(s), dates of employment, description of job duties performed, and signature of the employer or the employer’s authorized representative. Experience claimed in self-employment will only be accepted if supported by documents verifying income, earnings, business license and experience comparable to minimum qualifications above. Copies of income tax papers or other documents listing occupation and total earnings must be submitted. Employees of the City and County of San Francisco may submit performance evaluations showing duties performed to verify qualifying City experience. City employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee's class will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission Rules. Verification may be waived if impossible to obtain. The applicant must submit a signed statement explaining why verification cannot be obtained. Waiver requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Failure to provide the required verification, or request for waiver when requested may result in rejection of application.

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco. Make sure your application and any attachments to the application submitted at the time of filing are complete and accurate and include details on all experience, education, training and other information that qualifies you for this recruitment. Failure to submit a complete and accurate application at the time of filing may result in your ineligibility for this recruitment or inability to receive full credit for scoring purposes. Any new information concerning work experience, education, training and other information that is submitted after the filing deadline may not be used for scoring or considered to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Selection Procedures

Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire:

Candidates will be prompted to complete a Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online employment application. This Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire is designed to obtain specific information regarding an applicant's experience in relation to the Minimum Qualifications for this position. Applicants must also complete the official application. It is essential that applicants provide complete information in identifying their education, experience and training. The Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to evaluate if the applicant possesses the required minimum qualifications.

 

Applications will be reviewed for relevant qualifying education and experience.  Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the department will invited to participate in the interview process.  Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed an invitation to interview.  Qualified applicants who are selected for an interview will be notified of the exact date, time, and place of the interview.

Conviction History

As a selected candidate for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a selected candidate. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are a selected candidate, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Conclusion

Reasonable Accommodation Request
Applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation for this examination can find information on requesting a reasonable accommodation at
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities.

Copies of Application Documents:
Applicants are advised to keep copies of all documents submitted. Submitted documents become a permanent part of the exam record and will not be returned. The hiring department may require applicants to submit the same documents and/or additional documents at a later date. Information regarding copies of applicant documents can be found at
http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process#copies.

Right to Work:

All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States. Information regarding Right to Work can be found at
http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process#identification.


Additional Information:
General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures may be found online at http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20 or hard copy at One South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.


Terms of Announcement:
Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#announcementsdefinitions


Issued: 12/29/2020
Carol Isen
Acting Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID #: PEX-8601-108963
DEM/PW/415-558-3821

Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

For more information about benefits, please click here.

 


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