The Vermont Department of Public Safety is seeking an experienced emergency manager to fill the position of Operations and Logistics Chief within the Division of Emergency Management. The OPS/LOGS Chief is responsible for all areas of planning, preparedness and response related to operations and logistics tasks within Vermont Emergency Management. The position is responsible for the operational readiness of the State's Emergency Operations Center and alternate EOC, including technology, operational support contracts and mobile support units agreements, as well as the training, staffing and readiness of personnel and agency partners within the EOC's Mission and Resource Support (MARS) section. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Supervising section staff and providing leadership and direction for VEM Operations and Logistics; Assisting with the design and development of state emergency plans; Managing the state's EMAC/IEMAC programs and serving as single point-of-contact; Managing the VEM Watch Officer program; and Serving as a source of emergency management information for local groups, mobile support units, and the media.
Who May Apply
This position, Operations and Logistics Chief (Job Opening #666) , is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Charles Deasy at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
PUBLIC SAFETY BACKGROUND CHECKS: Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position to include Motor Vehicle/Criminal Records, Personal History, Credit and any additional background check(s).
Coordinating and supervising of the day-to-day activities of the Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division of the Department of Public Safety involving all areas of emergency operations and logistics. Supervision is exercised over professional and technical staff. Work is performed under the general direction of the Emergency Management Deputy Director. Extensive interaction with a variety of business, community, first responders and government officials is involved.
Normal office working conditions generally prevail with some required travel to various localities throughout the State for which private means of transportation must be available. Emergency management drills and actual emergencies require performance outside of normal duty hours. On-call status may be required during certain periods.
Bachelor's degree AND three (3) years experience at a professional level in program and policy planning, development, administration or evaluation, preferably in emergency management or emergency services, including or supplemented by one year of supervisory or management experience.
High school diploma or equivalent AND seven (7) years experience at a professional level in program and policy planning, development, administration or evaluation, preferably in emergency management or emergency services, including or supplemented by one year of supervisory or management experience.
Applicants will undergo a background check consisting of motor vehicle and criminal records.
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
80% State paid medical premium
Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
Low cost group life insurance
Incentive-based Wellness Program
Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.