PROGRAM COORDINATOR (EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT) 41350

(Competitive)

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

The work involves responsibility for planning and coordinating programs for the Onondaga County Department of Emergency Management. An employee in this class develops and maintains effective operational plans and preparedness plans under ever changing conditions. The work includes providing information and illustrative data to partners and the general public for understanding of projects and general preparedness. The incumbent will be responsible for supporting the department’s emergency management, fire and emergency medical services initiatives, as assigned. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Commissioner of Emergency Management. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A. Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a baccalaureate degree and one (1) year of professional level work experience, or its part time equivalent, in emergency management, emergency response, emergency planning, public administration or a closely related field; or,

B. Five (5) years of paraprofessional or professional level work experience, or its part time equivalent, one (1) year of which must have been professional level work experience in emergency management, emergency response, emergency planning, public administration or a closely related field; or,

C. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).

NOTE:

This position may be required to work nights, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of the department and Onondaga County during times of emergency.



5/09 Date of Original Composition

11/17 Revised