Posted 5 days ago

Emergency Management Coordinator

Company: City of Warrenville
Category: Coordinator, Local Government


Type: Part Time

The City of Warrenville is accepting applications for the position of Emergency Management Coordinator. This position coordinates disaster-planning efforts between all City departments, other municipalities, and governmental Districts, Railroads, DuPage County Office of Emergency Management, IEMA, FEMA, and the Business Community.
Some of the Essential Job Functions of an employee of this class are:

  • Must be present during City wide sponsored events. Serves as the primary resource responsible for directing emergency preparedness activities, ensuring procedures and policies are current, and making evacuation decisions during an emergency or inclement weather.
  • Keep informed of activities or changes that could affect the likelihood of an emergency, as well as those that could affect response efforts and details of plan implementation.
  • Maintain and update the city’s Emergency Operations Plan and citywide disaster drills.
  • Prepare emergency situation status reports that describe response and recovery efforts, needs, and preliminary damage assessments.
  • Coordinate disaster response or crisis management activities, such as ordering evacuations, opening public shelters, and implementing special needs plans and programs.
  • Conduct natural, human-caused, and technological hazards assessments including the development of hazard mitigation plans, Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments (THIRA), hazard vulnerability assessments, or other emergency management planning processes.