City of Tucson


$25.58-$45.18 Hourly / $53,206.40-$93,974.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 816

General Description

Serves as the City's liaison on emergency preparedness issues and performs professional work in planning and coordinating all aspects of emergency management programs including mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.

Essential Functions

Exercises regular independent judgment while performing the following:

Serves as the City's liaison on emergency preparedness issues with Federal, State, and local municipalities and agencies.

Oversees development of City and departmental emergency response programs

Writes and reviews City emergency plans such as Emergency Evacuation, Sheltering, Mass Care, Repatriation, etc.

Provides or coordinates emergency training programs, tabletop exercises, and Emergency Operation Center (EOC) drills.

Coordinates all Federal National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) training for emergency response personnel.

Researches, prepares and submits applications and proposals for national and local grants relative to emergency management; monitors expenditures and compliance of grants.

Serves as Application Agent for submitting Federal & State claims for reimbursement of costs during and after emergency operations.

Writes program policies and training manuals; designs, writes, and produces brochures, visual aids, and other program documents; provides instruction and training to agencies and other organizations on emergency management techniques.

Develops long and short-range strategic plans for emergency management; develops cost estimates and budget projections.

Represents the City on various internal and external task forces and committees.

Assists in presenting oral and written presentations to top management regarding emergency management planning.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 4 years professional-level experience in emergency program management, development and planning, or incident command management

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License 

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 03

Occupation Group Description: Risk Management

EEO Job Category Code: B

EEO Job Category Description: Professionals

Organizational Level: First Level Employee

NCCI: 7710

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Primary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 6476; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;