State NIMS Officer *REPOST*
|Department||Maryland Department of Emergency Mgmt|
|Date Opened||4/15/2022 09:36:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||5/2/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$26.02 - $33.85/hour|
|HR Analyst||kym hilton-washington|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
NOTE: This position operates within an on-call rotating schedule according to assignment within the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) to attend to all emergencies on a statewide 24/7 basis.
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 engage in preparedness activities and that the entire state is more disaster resilient. The Preparedness Branch – Training & Exercise Unit is a critical part of MEMA’s mission and the successful execution of the Agency’s Center for Preparedness Excellence.
This position reports to the Supervisor of the Training & Exercise Unit.
This position serves the State of Maryland, its State Agencies, and local jurisdictions in the following area:
· Serve as the State NIMS Officer;
· Development of a State NIMS Guide and NIMS Training Plan;
· NIMS Implementation Compliance;
· NIMS Training Portfolios;
· Serve as the State Qualifying Authority for instructors;
· Serve as the liaison and representative Federal entities;
· Coordinate the implementation and utilization of Federal systems, processes, and applications;
· Conducting NIMS integration support for all planning products; and
· Provide technical assistance to local and State stakeholders
The position will also support Agency programs, projects, and activities related to the overall Agency mission, and may be tasked to support other duties as assigned by the Manager of the Preparedness Branch
In order to fulfill these responsibilities, this position requires strong communication, managerial, supervisory, and leadership skills, as well as strong technical and presentation skills.
Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
- Serve as the State NIMS (National Incident Management System) Officer
- Development of a State NIMS Guide: & NIMS Training Plan
- NIMS Implementation Compliance
- Serves as the training portfolio manager for the following E/L/K/G course series:
- NIMS courses
- Incident Command System (ICS) courses
- All-Hazard Position Specific (AHPS) courses
- Emergency Operations Center (EOC) courses
- ICS-EOC Interface Courses
- Serves as the training portfolio manager for the following State designed courses:
- ICS Bridge Course - MD-101: Intro to Incident Command System; and MD-201: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response
- MD-202: ICS Forms
- MD-203: Incident Complexity and Assessment
- MD-204: Type 3 All-Hazards IMT Capabilities & Integration
- Serve as the coordinator for NIMS-based training course deliveries with the following entities: Maryland Fire Rescue Institute (MFRI), National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC), Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC), All-Hazards Incident Management Team Association (AHIMTA) and National Wildland Coordinating Group (NWCG)
- Serves as the State Qualifying Authority for all NIMS/ICS/AHPS/EOC course instructors within the State
- Federal Coordination
- Federal Systems Processes, & Applications
- Planning & NIMS Integration
- Provide technical assistance
- MD-IMT Support
- Training & Exercise support
- Preparedness Branch support
- Support the Agency’s activities in the National Capital Region (NCR)
- Emergency and disaster prevention, response, and recovery operations as needed and/or assigned by agency Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director, Directors, or Consequence Management personnel
Experience: Nine years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.
1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and five years of experience in administrative staff or professional work for the required experience.
2. Candidates may substitute additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 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 experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
- 1 year of experience delivering NIMS (National Incident Management System)/ICS (Incident Command System) training courses
- E/L0449 ICS Instructor Certification
- 1 year of experience conducting NIMS compliance
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.