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Date: Jan 12, 2018

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 28015 

Agency: Division of Emergency Management

Working Title: OPERATIONS & MGMT CONSULTANT MGR - SES - 31001019

Position Number: 31001019 

Salary:  $54,843.96 

Posting Closing Date: 01/26/2018 

This position is located in the Bureau of Preparedness to which  administers a Statewide emergency management all-hazards preparedness program that includes  Natural Hazards Unit and Training and Exercise Section.



This position is responsible for the approval or processing of vendor’s invoices and/or distribution of warrants to vendors as mandated in Section 215.422, Florida Statutes.

This is a supervisory position in the Bureau that is responsible for the direction and coordination of staff within the Natural Hazards Planning unit.  The employee is required to have a thorough working knowledge of Bureau and Division practices, policies and procedures, as well as relevant State and Federal regulations related to Emergency Management.

Develop standards, analyze requirements and coordinate the development of the division’s Natural Hazards Planning Program. Supervise employees charged with implementing programs within the Natural Hazards Unit, which includes but is not limited to the Hurricane Program, Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP), Catastrophic Planning and the State’s Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan.  Coordinate the preparation of preparedness studies; operational plans; analysis tools and procedures regarding evacuation planning, response operation and all hazard planning, the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan and regional evacuation studies and procedures.

Responsible for coordinating the development and enhancement of the plans and protocols, including but not limited to:  Reviewing local preparedness, response, and recovery plans for all disciplines for regional consistency; Developing and/or enhancing regional plans and supporting documents for all-hazards preparedness, response, and recovery; Developing or enhancing existing catastrophic incident response and recovery plans to include and integrate federal assets provided under the National Response Framework and assist with data collection for the State Preparedness Report (SPR) and Treat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment.

Monitor work efforts and administer contracts with regional planning councils and other organizations undertaking natural hazards initiatives/planning.

Participate in the review of growth management and land development related plans, proposals and document to evaluate their hurricane/emergency preparedness related impacts.

Provide technical assistance to local, state and private agencies on natural hazards, including some public health related issues.

Develop and maintain budgetary and strategic planning tasks, reports and updates as required.

Participate as a member of SERT during emergency operations and activations per the direction of the Division Director/State Coordination Officer, SERT Chief Section Chief and/or Branch Director.

Perform travel to conduct or participate in conferences, meetings, workshops and other events relating to hurricane and other all-hazards planning and associated issues.


Knowledge of policies and practices involved in the management of assigned personnel. Knowledge of State, Local and Federal responsibilities during disasters.

Demonstrated skill in exercising good judgment in emergency/critical situations.

Ability to make decisions quickly.

Skill in reviewing, developing and implementing operational plans.

Skill in coordinating multiple projects, tasks and priorities.

Ability to supervise, motivate, develop and direct people.

Ability to implement educational emergency management procedures.

Ability to communicate effectively with others orally and in writing.

Ability to operate a personal computer effectively.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, etc.).


In response to emergency events, Division of Emergency Management employees may be required to work irregular hours, to work more than 8 hours per day, to work extended periods (including weekends and holidays), to work at locations other than their official headquarters, and to perform duties in addition to those outlined in the employee’s position description.  Employees must be able to deploy to emergency sites with limited advance notice.

You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order for us to conduct the background check and a drug test.

All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida Employment Application.

E-VERIFY STATEMENT:  The Executive Office of the Governor - Division of Emergency Management participates in the u.s. governments employment eligibility verification program (e-verify).  E-verify is a program that electronically confirms an employee's eligibility to work in the united states after completion of the employment eligibility verification from (i-9).

REMINDERS:  Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.  For more information, please visit the SSS website:

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement. 

DEM appreciates the service and sacrifices made by veterans and their family members. Further, DEM recognizes the immeasurable value veterans bring to the workplace and is committed to increasing the number of veterans that serve in its workforce.

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:  It is the policy of the Florida Division of Emergency Management that any applicants who will be considered or recommended for an employment opportunity undergo Level 2 background screening.  This is in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment.
No applicants for a designated position will be employed until the Level 2 screening and drug test results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.
Level 2 back ground screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.



The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

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