A Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Emergency Preparedness, Bio-defense, Health Administration, Biology, Epidemiology, Microbiology, Nursing or a related field from a recognized college or university; AND
At least three (3) years of full-time paid experience working in public health and developing public health, or emergency preparedness policies, procedures, and protocols; AND
A valid State of Michigan driver's license and an acceptable safe driving record (INDICATE MICHIGAN DRIVER'S LICENSE ON APPLICATION).
SPECIAL CONDITIONS: At the time of application, candidates must have FEMA Incident Command System (ICS) training certificates; ICS 700, 800, 100, 200 and within 90 days of hire, employee must successfully complete and receive training certificates for ICS 300 & 400.
The Emergency Preparedness Manager assists the Deputy Health Officer in the review and revision of Emergency Preparedness program policies and procedures and maintains the required federal and state documentation for the SNS Plan. Under the Deputy Health Officer, this position serves as the manager of the operational functions and procedures during training exercises or actual events. As assigned, the Emergency Preparedness Manager will represent HVCW at county, regional, state and federal partners and represent HVCW in various community settings. The Emergency Preparedness will annually review the Emergency Preparedness Work Plans/Cooperative Agreements and ensure compliance with all elements in the work plans as well as be the primary point of contact for local, state and federal offices in regards to the HVCW emergency preparedness program. The Emergency Preparedness Manager will serve as the day-to-day supervisor for emergency preparedness program staff including determining work schedules, assigning projects and during trainings and exercises, under the Deputy Health Officer, serve as a lead manager for the staff participating in the training/exercises and perform other duties as assigned.
Wayne County is an Equal Opportunity Employer AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.