Chicago Transit Authority seeks emergency preparedness coordinator

The Chicago Transit Authority is looking to hire an emergency preparedness coordinator.

The emergency preparedness coordinator will provide general coordination to the Chicago Transit Authority's Emergency Management Program by working with the City of Chicago, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and other agencies.

The coordinator will also assist with the development and implementation of the Authority's Emergency Management Plan, as well provide training on emergency protocols.

The position may require physical activity, including extensive walking, sometimes on walks and narrow catwalks. The coordinator may also frequently climb onto trains and up and down ladders of various sizes.

Qualifications for the position include either an associate's degree in emergency management safety, engineering or a related technical discipline and three years of experience, or a bachelor's degree in a related field and one year of experience.

Applicable experience includes applying safety standards and best practices, conducting safety or regulatory compliance audits, developing and implementing safety and fire preventions and preparing and presenting safety-related reports.

The salary for the position is to be determined by the selected candidate's experience and qualifications. Candidates will be required to submit and pass pre-employment and random drug and alcohol tests as mandated by the Federal Transit Administration.