Emergency Management Senior Project Coordinator

Capital Regional District

Emergency Management Senior Project Coordinator

Planning & Protective Services – Protective Services

Competition
18/262

Status
Regular Full time  

Hours of Work
70 hours bi-weekly

Rate of Pay
$38.75 - $43.94 per hour 

Review of applications begins
This position will remain open until the successful candidate is found  

Summary
This position plays a critical role in the Regional Emergency Management Partnership (REMP) between CRD and EMBC with the goal of improving all four phases of emergency management (preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation) to emergencies and disasters that impact multiple jurisdictions across the Capital Region. The position leads multiple, complex, regional integrated planning projects to ultimately improve efficiency and effectiveness of emergency management plans, programs, systems and technologies. Regional projects are taken from original concept through to final completion.

This position may require some evening or weekend hours.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Leads and coordinates multiple, complex projects related to enhancing integrated regional planning and emergency management plans, programs, systems and technologies within the Capital Region and with local governments, First Nations groups, Provincial and Federal Governments, and other stakeholders.
  • Determines project scope, researches topic, defines deliverables and drafts project charter and project budget. Tracks timelines and ensures deliverables are met according to project plans and reports out on the project status.
  • Identifies existing gaps within the integrated planning and emergency response and recovery programs, systems and technologies and formulates recommendations and strategies.
  • Establishes and continually reviews implementation strategies to address long term issues and opportunities; conducts post-evaluation reviews and documents findings for future reference.
  • Provides guidance and direction to project teams.
  • Provides functional guidance to other REMP planning staff.
  • Collaborates with subject matter experts to ensure local, regional and provincial integration of plans and incorporate current developments in emergency management methodologies, programs, systems and technologies.
  • Drafts contracts; reviews proposals, recommends successful bidders. Supervises and evaluates contractors’ work.
  • Leads and/or facilitates stakeholder consultation sessions to develop plans in support of project goals and objectives.
  • Drafts a variety of documents, project reports and presentations for REMP Steering Committee, various working groups and regional stakeholders.
  • Represents REMP on regional/provincial committees and work groups with responsibility for the development and maintenance of joint municipal/regional/provincial plans and programs.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and standards of the CRD
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications
  • Degree in Emergency Management or in a related discipline and 5 years of experience in the field of emergency management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and facilitation skills are required.
  • Knowledge of emergency management, including BCEMS and applicable legislation, at all levels of government including local, provincial and federal.
  • Ability to conduct research using standard research methodologies and tools.
  • Ability to conduct needs assessments to help identify and prioritize new regional emergency management projects
  • Knowledge of the Capital geographic region.
  • Knowledge of local, regional and provincial government emergency management programs and current issues.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects or leading a component (e.g. sub-project) of a major project.
  • Experience managing relationships with senior level stakeholders and leading consultation sessions
  • Experience organizing, developing, facilitating and leading workshops and emergency exercises.
  • Experience preparing contracts and directing the work of others.
  • Experience in budget management, procurement and conflict resolution.
  • Must possess a valid BC Driver’s License.

Applications
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and covering letter online at www.crd.bc.ca under “Careers”.    

The CRD wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.

Organization: Capital Regional District
Location: Victoria, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Emergency Preparedness/Planning
Posted: December 14, 2018, 8:25 am
Expires: January 31, 2019, 4:00 pm

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