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EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS OFFICER SUPERVISOR

Recruitment #17-002216-0001

GRADE

13

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Emergency Management Agency

Reisterstown, MD 21136

Main Purpose of Job

The Emergency Management Operations Supervisor is responsible for the overall supervision of the Maryland Joint Operations Center (MJOC) and the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) at the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) on a 24 hour a day basis.

The employee supervises request for assistance from local emergency managers and emergency operations centers by assigning resources to fill unmet needs. The Emergency Management Operations Supervisor recommends the appropriate posture for the SEOC to the agency's Executive Staff by monitoring of emergency incidents and situations throughout the State as well as regional, national and international events which may affect Maryland public safety.

The position collects, organizes, analyzes and reports critical incident information and data for use by emergency managers, emergency operations centers, fusion centers, and other officials and decision makers at local, state, and national levels. The position also receives, reviews and vets accordingly the following reports for events/items for significance that may affect Maryland public safety. The Emergency Management Operations Supervisor functions as the first line supervisor responsible for the operation of the State of Maryland Warning Point. In this role, the employee supervises, and can perform the issuance and dissemination of all Federal and State issued warnings and protective action recommendations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Three years of experience in emergency communications work related to police, fire/rescue, medical service or military operations; or in coordinating emergency, safety or disaster relief efforts.

Notes: 

1. Additional experience in emergency response communication work responding to emergencies or coordinating emergency, safety or disaster relief may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in emergency communications systems and equipment operations classifications or specialty codes in the emergency management field of work on a year for year basis for the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

First responder, dispatcher experience is preferred

Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe software

Experience with Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) is preferred

One (1) year of supervisory experience

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Employees are subject to call 24 hours a day and will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached.

2. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

3. Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance</p>

SELECTION PROCESS

Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of candidates eligible for hire.

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF COMPLETING THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION

Online application process is STRONGLY recommended.

The paper application must be received by 5:00 P.M., on the closing date of the recruitment.

No postmarks will be accepted.

If you are unable to apply online, you may submit the paper application to:

Princess Neal-Washington

Maryland Military Department

Fifth Regiment Armory

29th Division Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

Email: princess.nealw@maryland.gov

For questions concerning this recruitment, please call 410-234-3838

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.