Yolo County, Calif., seeks two emergency planning and training coordinators

The County of Yolo, Calif. is looking for two contract, full-time emergency planning and training coordinators for the Health Department, according to a recent post on its website.

The coordinators will assist with the Health Department's planning and procedure development, including the Emergency Services Division, Emergency Medical Services and Public Health Emergency Preparedness.


The person in this role with analyze, plan and implement emergency preparedness training programs and exercises. This role will also be responsible for developing technical expertise and having general knowledge of County and Operational Area Emergency Management and other emergency medical service operations.


Applicants for this role should have knowledge of emergency responsibilities, requirements and procedures, and understand necessary steps to organize and carry out Homeland Security Compliant Exercises.


The ideal person for this role will have an understanding of the Center for Disease Control's Strategic National Stockpile Program, emergency medical technician certification or experience. The applicant must be familiar with volunteer management and affiliated emergency responder volunteer groups.


Applicants will be evaluated for their computer, communication and public speaking skills.


Yolo County is one of the original 27 counties in California and covers approximately 1,021 square miles in the Central Valley. The county is directly west of Sacramento and has approximately 201,709 residents.