Working Title: Emergency Operations Liaison (part time)
Department: Distribution Center
Proper performance in this position results in the college being better prepared to respond to and recover from either complete or partial disasters, and in fostering working relationships to improve the performance of the many departments and agencies involved in these activities.
Responsibilities include developing and maintaining: the Darton College Emergency Operations and Safety Plan, the Darton College Natural Hazards Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan, the Darton College Business Continuity Plan, and other Homeland Security and emergency planning documents as required.
Nature of Work:
Work in this class involves planning, implementing and evaluating the operation and administration of campus emergency preparedness programs. This includes training and the provision of public information. Consults and collaborates with first responders, public safety officials, medical directors, public health officials, and municipal and civic groups on technical and programmatic emergency preparedness issues.
Duties & Responsibilities:
E.O.L. recommends college policy changes to administration in response to evolving requirements of governmental emergency management regulations. E.O.L. participates in the planning and development of University System of Georgia polices related to emergency preparedness. Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports in accordance with Board of Regents, County, State, and Federal rules and regulations. Coordinates and facilitates drills and exercises in order to evaluate and improve emergency planning on the campus. Prepares and periodically delivers disaster workshops and table top drills. Duties also include creating and maintaining current versions of: the Darton College Emergency Operations Plan, the Darton College Emergency Flip Chart, the Darton College Hazards Mitigation Plan, and other campus emergency materials as required.
To accomplish these goals requires employee to actively serve as the college’s emergency management representative on the University System of Georgia Board of Regents Emergency Operations Committee and the Albany Dougherty County Local Emergency Planning Committee Citizen Corps Council. The E.O.L. is a permanent member of the following Darton College committees: Plant Services and Safety Committee, the GEMA mandated Darton College Hazards Mitigation Planning Committee, and other campus emergency management and Homeland Security committees. Coordinating the college’s emergency management efforts requires working closely with federal, state, and local agencies.
The E.O.L. is responsible for the user training and operation of the following emergency notification systems: campus wide VOIP emergency messaging, the Darton Urgent and Crisis Communication System (a mass message system utilizing voice and text notifications), and the public address/weather warning siren system.
Required/Desired Knowledge, Abilities & Skills:
- Must have the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
- Advanced computer skills required. Experience with Word and Excel software preferred.
- Must be able to work well under pressure and function effectively in a team environment.
- The ability to multitask and successfully coordinate a variety of projects is required.
- Must be a self motivated individual with excellent interpersonal skills.
- Knowledge of Multimodal Emergency Communication platforms
Required Education and/or Experience:
- Five years of progressively responsible job-related experience in similar work environment.
- Associates Degree Required. Advanced education preferred.
- Completion of the following FEMA and Homeland Security Training courses: IS-700 NIMS, ICS-100 ICS, AW-160, AWR-160, and Threat & Risk Assessment for Weapons of Mass Destruction, with addition training as warranted.
This position reports to the Vice President for Business and Financial Services.
Contacts: Robbin Burriss
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