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Recruitment #21-002247-0037




RICA Baltimore

Baltimore City, MD

Main Purpose of Job

RICA is looking for an emergency manager who has expertise in emergency management in a healthcare facility and/or school setting. This incumbent should have experience with developing and implementing emergency management procedures and protocols. They should also have experience with active shooter training and/or knowledge. The person should have experience developing and implementing training for staff in an emergency management. The person identifies, analyzes, and makes recommendations to resolve conventional problems and situations in the assigned emergency management program. 


The incumbent will work closely with the Chief Operating Officer with all things concerning Emergency Management. This person will be responsible for making sure RICA meets the Emergency Management standards of our accrediting body, The Joint Commission and Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE). RICA needs an emergency management plan developed for the Catonsville Education Center (RICA’s school) so that it meets all comar regulations. Currently the school does not have its own emergency management plan and falls under the facility EMP. The school will need its own EMP to meet all regulations. This position will be responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring CEC emergency management plan as well as the facility wide Emergency Management Plan. This position will also be training all staff on emergency management for both residential and school setting staff.  This position will conduct emergency management drills, critiques the drills, and provide follow up to RICA’s leadership team. This position will also be updating annually the facility Emergency Management Plan, conducting annual emergency training and conducting NIMS and ICS courses especially ICS100, ICS200, NIMS700 and NIMS800. 


Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

Experience: Three years experience in administrative or professional work.


1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in administrative staff or professional work on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

 2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester credit hours for each year of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work that included the regular use of independent judgment and analysis in applying and interpreting complex administrative plans, policies, rules or regulations or analysis of operational programs or procedures with recommendations for improvement on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.  


Qualified candidate must possess at least one (1) year of emergency management experience.


Current active shooter experience is preferred but not required.


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.


Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

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