Florida county Office of Emergency Management looks for coordinator

The Pasco County, Fla., Office of Emergency Management is looking for an emergency management coordinator to work full-time, according to a post on its website.

The coordinator will plan and organize a countywide emergency management program. They will review medical facility plans and medical-related planning.

The person hired will interact with the State Emergency Response Commission, Local Emergency Planning Council and other organizations to ensure best practices are implemented and followed. They will ensure the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act and other state and federal programs relating to hazardous materials are followed.

The coordinator will provide support for the county's emergency operations facilities, including shelters and public and private sector facilities, as well as the Community Emergency Response Team and Citizen Corps Council. They will assist in the development of public education and training initiatives, as well as organize annual training and emergency exercise plans.

The role requires the person hired to provide guidance and recommendations for ongoing development and redevelopment of vulnerability analysis to identify gaps in training and planning.

The coordinator will serve as the alternate EOC-Coordinator during a disaster, and participate in public speaking engagements.

Qualified applicants will have knowledge of local, state and federal emergency management laws. Applicants must have demonstrated knowledge of organizing and implementing an emergency management program.