Emergency Program Specialist - District of Saanich



Permanent Full Time Position
The District of Saanich is seeking an experienced Emergency Program Specialist.  Under the direction of the Emergency Program Officer, the Emergency Program Specialist is responsible for overseeing the Emergency Program volunteer components and public education initiatives. The incumbent works with staff and volunteers to coordinate the implementation of Emergency Program activities which will enable the municipality to respond quickly and effectively in providing essential services to residents and evacuees affected by an emergency or disaster. The ideal candidate is detail oriented and possesses strong leadership and organization skills.
Requirements include: Grade 12 or equivalent plus 2 years post-secondary education in Emergency Management or directly related field in addition up to one year of JI courses (Emergency Support Services Director, Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) Essentials), Incident Command System certification levels 100 and 200 or equivalent combination of education and experience; two years directly related emergency management/preparedness experience including 6 months experience with corporate/municipal website and social media management, in addition to two years of emergency program volunteer management experience (both in staff/career capacity); possession of a valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s Licence with a personal vehicle for work related use; and flexibility to work outside structured work schedule, including some evenings and weekends to meet operational requirements.
The successful candidate will work Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $46.47 per hour and an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at www.saanich.ca. Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 quoting competition 23026 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7.  As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted.  We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: District of Saanich
Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Emergency Management/Planning
Posted: January 25, 2023, 3:39 pm
Expires: February 15, 2023, 11:00 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: College/CEGEP
Job Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years
Rate: $46.47 Hour

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