Emergency Services Manager
1. Bachelor’s degree in related discipline
2. 15 years’ experience in similar role
3. Rail experience mandatory
Coordinate disaster response or crisis management activities, such as ordering evacuations, opening public shelters, and implementing special needs plans and programs. Coordinate special events or programs.
Prepare plans that outline operating procedures to be used in response to disasters or emergencies, such as hurricanes, nuclear accidents, and terrorist attacks, and in recovery from these events. Develop emergency response plans or procedures.
Develop and maintain liaisons with municipalities, county departments, and similar entities to facilitate plan development, response effort coordination, and exchanges of personnel and equipment. Establish interpersonal business relationships to facilitate work activities.
Design and administer emergency or disaster preparedness training courses that teach people how to effectively respond to major emergencies and disasters.
Keep informed of activities or changes that could affect the likelihood of an emergency, as well as those that could affect response efforts and details of plan implementation. Maintain knowledge of current developments in area of expertise.
Develop and perform tests and evaluations of emergency management plans in accordance with state and federal regulations. Evaluate program effectiveness. Develop emergency response plans or procedures.
Collaborate with other officials to prepare and analyze damage assessments following disasters or emergencies. Confer with organizational members to accomplish work activities.
Maintain and update all resource materials associated with emergency preparedness plans. Maintain operational records.
Prepare emergency situation status reports that describe response and recovery efforts, needs, and preliminary damage assessments. Prepare reports related to compliance matters.
Propose alteration of emergency response procedures based on regulatory changes, technological changes, or knowledge gained from outcomes of previous emergency situations. Recommend organizational process or policy changes.
Inspect facilities and equipment, such as emergency management centers and communications equipment, to determine their operational and functional capabilities in emergency situations. Inspect condition or functioning of facilities or equipment.
Review emergency plans of individual organizations, such as medical facilities, to ensure their adequacy. Develop emergency response plans or procedures.
Consult with officials of local and area governments, schools, hospitals, and other institutions to determine their needs and capabilities in the event of a natural disaster or other emergency. Communicate with government agencies. Coordinate operational activities with external stakeholders.
Attend meetings, conferences, and workshops related to emergency management to learn new information and to develop working relationships with other emergency management specialists. Maintain knowledge of current developments in area of expertise.
Develop instructional materials for the public and make presentations to citizens' groups to provide information on emergency plans and their implementation processes. Present information to the public.
Keep informed of federal, state, and local regulations affecting emergency plans and ensure that plans adhere to these regulations. Determine operational compliance with regulations or standards. Maintain knowledge of current developments in area of expertise.
Apply for federal funding for emergency-management-related needs and administer and report on the progress of such grants. Prepare proposals or grant applications to obtain project funding. Prepare operational progress or status reports.
Train local groups in the preparation of long-term plans that are compatible with federal and state plans.
Provide communities with assistance in applying for federal funding for emergency management facilities, radiological instrumentation, and other related items. Advise others on legal or regulatory compliance matters.
Study emergency plans used elsewhere to gather information for plan development. Develop emergency response plans or procedures.
Conduct surveys to determine the types of emergency-related needs to be addressed in disaster planning or provide technical support to others conducting such surveys. Conduct opinion surveys or needs assessments.
Inventory and distribute nuclear, biological, and chemical detection and contamination equipment, providing instruction in its maintenance and use. Communicate organizational policies and procedures. Manage inventories of products or organizational resources.
Develop and implement training procedures and strategies for radiological protection, detection, and decontamination. Implement organizational process or policy changes. Develop safety standards, policies, or procedures.
Rewards & Benefits
We offer an excellent package which includes:
• A competitive salary
• Transportation allowance
• Medical and life insurance cover
• 22 calendar days annual leave
• Medical and life insurance cover
• Company gratuity scheme
• Discretionary bonus scheme
• Annual flight allowance to point of origin
• Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants