Baltimore OEM seeks emergency management specialist

The city of Baltimore Mayor's Office of Emergency Management and the Baltimore Urban Area Workgroup is seeking a regional program management specialist, according to a hiring notice posted on Wednesday on

The full-time position is emergency-essential and represents a Department of Homeland Security-funded contractual position.

The individual hired will support the development of emergency preparedness and homeland security programs for the Baltimore Urban Area Security Initiative region. The management specialist will analyze grant data, develop resource documents and create reports for operational policy. The person hired will also work closely with UASI committees and facilitate working group priorities.

The specialist will be responsible for staffing the Emergency Operations Center during significant incidents.

Minimum qualifications for the position include a bachelor's degree in emergency management, public administration or a related field and at least two years of experience in emergency management, public safety or related fields. Candidates must also possess excellent communication, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.

Desired qualifications for the position include advanced degrees in public administration, emergency management or a similar field, two or more years of professional experience and experience working in an emergency management agency in a major U.S. city.

The Baltimore Mayor's Office of Emergency Management seeks to maintain the highest level of preparedness to protect Baltimore's citizens, visitors, workers and environment from the impact of natural and man-made disasters.