New York City DOHMH seeks post-emergency canvassing operations planner

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene posted a hiring notice on Monday for a post-emergency canvassing operations planner to work in the Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response.

The position will be full-time as a Public Health Solutions employee, but will work at DOHMH headquarters in Queens, according to the hiring notice on

The planner will work as the project manager for the PECO program. They will create protocols for the program, such as staff requirements for canvassing teams, and handle position specific training, job-action sheets, communications, transportation and demobilization.

The person hired will support the DOHMH OEPR Operations Unit in developing a Citywide Incident Management Team. They will organize and run large meetings focused on building consensus for citywide planning.

Qualified applicants will have a master's degree specializing in emergency management, public health, public administration or a related field. They will have at least three years of experience and have strong communication skills.

Ideal candidates will have experience and knowledge of the National Incident Management System, Incident Command System, City-wide Incident Management System and other emergency management solutions. They will have demonstrated experience in developing complex planning materials and protocols, in addition to establishing outreach programs.