Emergency management specialist sought by UC Riverside

The University of California at Riverside is seeking an emergency management specialist in Riverside, California, according to a hiring notice posted on Wednesday on iaem.com.

The individual hired for the full-time position will serve as part of the university's environmental health & safety department.

The emergency management specialist will spend approximately 50 percent of the time on planning, preparation and mitigation, 30 percent of the time on emergency personnel coordination, training and exercises and 20 percent of the time on emergency response. The person hired will manage, analyze, organize, implement, assess and ensure compliance with the campus emergency management program. They will also ensure that all emergency management programs are compliant and consistent with applicable fire and occupational health and safety standards and regulations.

Qualified candidates must have a bachelor's degree or equivalent education and three to five years of demonstrated professional-level experience in emergency management and planning, coordination with large organizations and policy development. Candidates must also possess advanced knowledge of the National Incident Management System, Incident Command System and Standardized Emergency Management System.

Applicants will be evaluated on their skill in developing, implementing and evaluating programs, ability and willingness to respond to emergencies in hazardous environments and their interpersonal and communication skills.

UC Riverside is an approximately 1,200-acre campus located near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California.