State of Washington seeks planning support manager in hazardous materials

Washington State Military Department
The Washington State Military Department's Emergency Management Division (WSMDEMS) posted a job opening for a hazardous materials planning support manager on Tuesday.

The manager will be responsible for the management of staff assigned to local emergency planning committees (LEPC) in charge of the Hazardous Materials Planning Assistance Program. This person will also be expected to provide support to the State Emergency Response Commission's review of the hazardous materials response plans and will be making sure that these plans are in line with federal law.
  
The manager is also expected to form working relationships with LEPCs in order to enhance hazardous materials planning across the state.
   
Candidates are required to have at least two years of experience as an emergency management program specialist equivalent to levels three or four. Candidates that hold a bachelor's degree and four years of professional experience in emergency management, public information, budgeting and finance or another related area are also qualified. Additional work experience can count for a year of education and an advanced degree is equivalent to a year of working experience.
   
Candidates should have at least two years in one of the following areas: operations experience with emergency management operations, hazardous materials management or with critical incident management. Those with supervisory experience, training experience and those who are able to present executive-level presentations are desired.

Candidates should provide evidence of their knowledge of federal, local and, state emergency management programs and their ability to develop complex documents and presentations. Candidates should also be proficient with Microsoft Office software.
   
Applicants should visit the Washington state jobs website, www.careers.wa.gov. The application window closes Aug. 6.


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