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Disaster Services Consultant 2 (DRG)

Company: State of Ohio
Location: Columbus
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description - Disaster Services Consultant 2 (DRG) (230002ND) Primary Location : United States of America-OHIO-Franklin County Work Locations : EMA - EOC - JDF 2855 W Dublin-Granville Road Columbus 43235 Organization : Public Safety Bargaining Unit / Exempt : Bargaining Unit Schedule : Full-time Work Hours : 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Compensation : $27.03 per hour Unposting Date : Ongoing Job Function : Emergency Management Agency Contact Name : Kristopher Croom Job Duties About Us: Our mission is to save lives, reduce injuries and economic loss, administer Ohio's motor vehicle laws and preserve the safety and wellbeing of all citizens. What You'll Do: Ohio Department of Public Safety - Emergency Management Agency - Mitigation Work hours: -8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - (CURRENTLY HYBRID ELIGIBLE) Under the direction of the Chief, Mitigation Branch, coordinates & monitors agency participation in grant programs (i.e., federal & state disaster assistance mitigation programs through the administration of the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program & other federal & state programs); Populates state database with information from past & current mitigation projects; Works with state agencies & local governments to develop partnerships with all levels of government, the private sector -& voluntary organizations to create & maintain a state comprehensive mitigation program; Assists local political jurisdictions to develop mitigation plans & projects that meet federal regulations & state requirements; Provides training to state & local officials on mitigation planning, programs & procedures; Assists in the implementation of the Ohio Safe Room Rebate Program. Advises applicants of project eligibility & provides technical assistance to communities in the development of mitigation projects following disasters; Monitors projects & ensure compliance with federal regulations; Conducts environmental reviews & -benefit-cost analysis on mitigation projects; Conducts on-site visits to evaluate plans & projects & coordinates timely closure of grant projects. Participates on State hazard mitigation teams following disasters or emergency situations to identify projects for disaster mitigation programs; Travels to disaster sites for extended periods of time following major disaster declarations to work with local communities; Conducts local official -briefings & public meetings to explain mitigation programs. Conducts research & provides information on mitigation & damage reduction techniques to the State Mitigation Team to identify priority areas for mitigation project development; Meets with state & federal agencies, local officials, state legislators & staff members from the Ohio Congressional Delegation to discuss mitigation programs; Maintains detailed records & arranges for federal & state audits; Represents Ohio EMA at federal & state level events, meetings & conferences; Provides technical assistance to local governments in the preparation of mitigation projects; Reviews & comments on federal & state laws & regulations regarding impact on the state of Ohio. What's in it for you: At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our -Total Rewards website ! Our benefits package includes: Medical Coverage Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the available -Ohio Med plans. - Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance Dental, vision, and basic life insurance premiums are free after completed -eligibility period . Length of eligibility period is dependent on union representation. Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave - 11 paid holidays per year Childbirth/Adoption leave Employee Development Funds The State of Ohio offers a variety of educational and professional development funding that varies based on whether you are a union-exempt employee or a union-represented employee. Ohio Public Employees Retirement System OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee's salary. Visit the -OPERS website -for more information. Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws. Qualifications Completion of undergraduate major core program in emergency management, public or business administration; 2 yrs. trg. or 2 yrs. exp. in disaster services & emergency operations; must be able to provide own transportation. -Or 2 yrs. trg. or 2 yrs. exp. in emergency management, public or business administration; 2 yr. trg. or 2 yr. exp. in disaster services & emergency operations; must be able to provide own transportation. -Or 2 yrs. exp. as Disaster Services Consultant 1, 64911; must be able to provide own transportation. -Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above. MAJOR WORKER CHARACTERISTICS KNOWLEDGE: Employee Development; Public Relations; Human Relations; Agency Policies & Procedures (ODPS & EMA); Government Structure & Process (State & Local). SKILL: Word Processing (Microsoft Office applications); Equipment Operations (general office equipment). ABILITY: recognize unusual or threatening conditions & take appropriate action; understand system of mechanical or other procedures (hazard mitigation techniques); interpret variety of instructions in written, oral, picture or schedule form; define problems, collect data, establish facts & draw valid conclusions; interpret extensive variety of technical material in books, journals & manuals; complete routine forms; originate routine business letters reflecting standard procedures; understand manuals & verbal instructions, technical in nature; prepare meaningful, concise & accurate reports; prepare & deliver speeches before specialized audiences & general public; handle sensitive inquiries from & contacts with officials & general public; resolve complaints from angry citizens & government officials. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT: Completion of FEMA Professional Development Series, Damage Assessment Course, Disaster Recovery Course, EOC Course, Hazard Material Awareness Course & Incident Command system Course. UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Requires travel; must provide own transportation; exposed to disaster sites, must be available for weekend & after normal hour duty, work will require absence from home for extended period of time during disaster & emergency, must be able to respond to disasters, 4 hours a day, 7 days a week except on approved vacation times; Exposed to dirt & debris; exposed to impacted areas (i.e., flood, hazardous material spills, blizzard, riot, tornado devastation) which may also be bio-hazard areas (e.g., tetanus, hepatitis).

  • This position may be filled by lay-off or certification eligibility list if applicable
  • This position will be filled in accordance with the bargaining unit agreement if applicable Special Note: -Disaster Relief Grants (DRG) employees - -are used to coordinate federally funded relief programs following a disaster. The employer will establish an ending date of employment at the time of the appointment, which may be extended or reduced as determined by the employer. This Position is Unclassified per Section 124.11 (A)(9) ORC.
    • A background check, tax check, BCI and -fingerprint -check may be required on all selected applicants
    • A comparative analysis and/or drug test may be a requirement of the hiring process

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