Risk Analyst (GIS Specialist)
|Department||Maryland Emergency Management Agency|
|Date Opened||6/21/2019 09:47:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||7/6/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$22.22 - $24.78/hour|
|HR Analyst||Kristi Metzger|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
NOTE: Position will be required to work in an emergency/disaster capacity according to assignment within the State Emergency Operations Structure (SEOC) and according to the Consequence Management Operations Plan (CMOP). This may involve working 12 hour shifts extended periods of time in support of 24 hour consequence management activities. This position requires regular shift work to include work in the evenings and on weekends.
The Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is the agency of State government with primary responsibility and authority for emergency preparedness policy, and for coordinating hazard mitigation, incident response, and disaster recovery. MEMA works to ensure that all Marylanders are prepared, and to make Maryland more resilient. Emergency management project leads support MEMA’s mission by supporting projects and programs which ultimately enhance preparedness for all Marylanders.
This position primarily reports to the MEMA Risk and Recovery Branch Manager and is responsible for supporting a variety of emergency management projects across a spectrum of subject areas. As an emergency management specialist the individual completes specific components of an overall project and completes tasks assigned by an emergency management project manager and emergency management project lead. This position serves in a support capacity in emergency management programs.
This position serves on a team that implements MEMA’s comprehensive incident risk analysis program during consequence management operations, including for response and recovery. The Risk Analyst reports to the Risk and Recovery Manager within the Disaster Risk Reduction Directorate.
Hazard and incident risk analysis occurs before, during, and after disasters. This position develops and implements a risk analysis program to inform decision-makers throughout emergency response and recovery. This includes conducting ongoing analysis of risks that are currently or could affect Maryland and publishing products that can be used to inform planning efforts, such as hazard risk profiles and GIS products. Analysts must ensure that risk analysis occurs before, during, and after incidents on a 24/7/365 basis and develop products and situation reports that can be used to inform planning and operational decision making.
In order to fulfill these responsibilities, this position requires strong communication, presentation, organizational, and writing skills.
Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
- Develop and update geographic information systems products related to risk
- Provide incident analysis during consequence management operations, including for response and recovery
- Conduct ongoing analysis of the risk for hazards that currently or could affect Maryland
- Develop products that can be used to inform planning efforts
- Support the NCR and Baltimore regions with risk analysis and data visualization
- Serve as a member of project teams
- Support MEMA’s internal capacity building and workforce development
- Support Maryland’s strategic goals and objectives for homeland security
- Emergency and Disaster response and recovery operations as needed and/or assigned by agency Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director, Directors, or Operations Personnel
Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.
1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application 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 placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.
RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF COMPLETING THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.