The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)?s Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response (OEPR) was created to promote DOHMH?s and NYC?s ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from health emergencies. OEPR is responsible for coordinating agency-wide emergency preparedness planning, exercises and training, evaluation of incident response and exercise performance as well as coordinating with community stakeholders, city, state, and federal partners on public health emergency planning and response. We also work with healthcare partners to optimize the provision of health services during a large-scale disaster. The Bureau of Emergency Field Operations (BEFO) is responsible for the planning, exercise and training, logistics, operations, and staffing of Citywide public health emergency plans and operations.Check out our project impact stories at: http://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/health/emergency-preparedness/what-we-do.pageThe Emergency Field Operations Exercise Program Manager?s duties will include, but will not be limited to the following: - Developing, implementing, and evaluating both discussion and operations-based exercises to test bureau-specific programs that include the Post-Emergency Canvassing Operation (PECO), Points-of-Dispensing (PODs), Community Reception Centers (CRCs), and quarantine operations. - Collaborating with OEPR?s Exercise and Training Unit (ETU) to develop specific objectives to test and evaluate the Citywide Health Emergency Field Operations (CHEFO) Emergency Response Group (ERG) during all agency-wide exercises. - Working with internal and external stakeholders in developing a Multiyear Training and Exercise Plan (MYTEP) that meets all grant-funded Emergency Preparedness exercise requirements. - Preparing briefings, presentations, and reports that detail the outcomes of respective exercises.- Assisting in the development of emergency field operations plans and procedures, as needed.- Leading the development of After Action Reports (AARs) and Improvement Plans (IPs) to identify and document lessons learned, strengths, and areas in need of improvement. - Compiling quantitative and qualitative data from all field operations exercises for review and progress tracking. - Delivering bureau-specific training that supports the PECO, PODs, and CRCs programs. - Serving as a key member of the incident command structure during emergency responses, which may include 24-hour availability, given that OEPR staff are activated for emergency response operational needs. -
Minimum Qual Requirements
1.Master?s degree from an accredited college in emergency management, public health, disaster management, emergency preparedness/administration, public administration, or related field and one (1) year of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following area(s): emergency preparedness planning/management, emergency medical services, fire or public safety, law enforcement, homeland security, public health, mental health, environmental/occupational health and safety or a related specialized area; or2.A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two (2) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one of the areas described in ?1? above; or3.A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience. However all candidates must have a minimum of one (1) year of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one of the areas described in ?1? above.
- FEMA Master Exercise Practitioner (MEP) preferred- Experience with FEMA?s Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) - Strong attention to detail- Strong written, oral and presentation skills as well as excellent research skills- Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and web-based technologies- Ability to multi-task and coordinate a large number of projects simultaneously under pressure with very tight deadlines- Strong facilitation and coordination skills- Strong project/program management skills with experience developing written reports and briefings
**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:
Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as: ? A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver?s license. ? Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title. ? Current Resume ? Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone) Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting?s ?Minimum Qualification Requirements? section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card. **LOAN FORGIVENESSThe federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program?s other requirements. Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 357776. We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.