Maricopa County, Arizona, seeks emergency services planner

Maricopa County announced an opening for an emergency services planner at their office in Phoenix, Arizona, in a recent job posting.

This position is responsible for the development, coordination and testing of the county's emergency and action plans. This position also expected to work with other entities both within and without the government in order to effectively integrate countywide and statewide plans. This person will also be expected to assist efforts in the development, execution and training for radiological emergency response plans for the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station.

During an emergency situation or simulation exercises, this position serves within the County Emergency Operations Center. This position will also present briefings and other information relating to emergency and disaster management.

For the position, candidates are required to hold a bachelor's degree in an area relating to emergency management or administration. Candidates will also need to obtain a valid Arizona driver's license by the time of hire and within a year of employment will need to complete Incident Command Systems training courses 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800. Candidates should be familiar with guidelines of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Those with professional experience in a previous public or private sector position related to emergency management will be given preference, along with those who have completed FEMA Professional Development Series training.

The application window for this position will close on Monday at 11:59 p.m. Arizona time. Visit the Maricopa County career portal to submit an application.

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