Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
Company: Southwestern Community College
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: February 23, 2021
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details.REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIAL:1) Upload FEMA's Basic
Emergency Managers Academy certificate of completion under
"Licenses & Other Requirement"2) Upload training certificates in
ICS, SEMS, NIMS, NDMS, the FEMA series, or related training
programs, if applicable under "Other Certificate" Posting Number:
0601054 Open Date: 02/16/2021 Position Title: Emergency
Preparedness Coordinator Working Title: Department: College Police
Work Site: Position Type: Classified Bargaining Months of Service:
12 months FTE: 1.0 40 District Values: Incumbents in District
positions are expected to exhibit an equity-minded focus,
responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural, gender identity, sexual
orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students,
and employees, including those with physical or learning
disabilities, and successfully foster and support an inclusive
educational and employment environment. Job Description
Responsibilities: Under direction of assigned supervisory or
management staff, oversee and coordinate Southwestern Community
College District's emergency preparedness program; oversee the
development, implementation, and routine review of the Emergency
Preparedness Response Plan; oversee the development, coordination,
and delivery of training programs and drills for Southwestern
Community College District employees; and collaborate with other
public and private agencies to ensure that local first responders
and local public health departments response is a coordinated
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES :
1. Oversee and coordinate Southwestern Community College District's
Emergency Preparedness Program.
2. Oversee the development and implementation of the District's
Emergency Preparedness Plan; provide guidance and consultation to
departmental staff in developing the Emergency Preparedness Plan
and related procedures.
3. Conduct annual review of the District's Emergency Preparedness
Plan; evaluate program compliance; interpret emergency management
rules and regulations; recommend policy and program changes to
respond to changing needs and requirements.
4. Prepare and deliver educational presentations to faculty, staff,
students, and administration on Emergency Preparedness; disseminate
information about campus initiatives and emergency preparedness
5. Design, coordinate, and evaluate emergency management exercises;
ensure the District is adequately prepared for, and successfully
carries out, emergency preparedness disaster drills.
6. Develop, organize, and conduct disaster preparedness response
training including facility evacuation and all required
standardized Emergency Management System training for staff and
7. Oversee and coordinate operations of the Emergency Operations
Center ( EOC ); during an actual emergency, respond and activate
the Emergency Operations Center; provide and/or oversee the work of
others directing emergency services.
8. Identify and apply for state and federal emergency preparedness
9. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Knowledge & Abilities: MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF:
Operations, services and activities of an emergency preparedness
Principles and practices of emergency preparedness program
development and implementation.
Project planning and organizing skills.
Training principles and practices.
Methods and techniques of developing and maintaining technical and
Oral and written communication skills.
Methods and techniques of disseminating information and soliciting
Modern office equipment including computers and applicable software
Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and safety
Recent developments, current literature, and information related to
MUST HAVE ABILITY TO:
Recommend and implement goals and objectives for providing
emergency preparedness services and training.
Write and revise emergency plans.
Prepare and present accurate and concise reports, procedures, and
other written materials.
Exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in
response to changing situations and needs.
Elicit organizational support for emergency preparedness
Provide emergency preparedness training to individuals and
Respond to field emergencies and coordinate the response of
Analyze state and federal legislation and recommend appropriate
changes to District policy.
Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word
processing and spreadsheet applications.
Work independently in the absence of supervision.
Work well under pressure to meet deadlines.
Maintain effective working relationships with representatives from
all levels of government, the media, and the public.
Analyze complex administrative and operational problems, evaluate
alternatives, and reach sound conclusions.
Collect, evaluate, and interpret varied narrative and statistical
Identify and apply for state and federal emergency preparedness
grants is desirable.
Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the
diverse racial, ethnic, disabled, sexual orientation, and cultural
populations of community college students.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those
contacted in the course of work. Education & Experience: Any
combination equivalent to: two (2) years of specialized and/or
college-level course work in emergency preparedness, public
administration, business administration, or a related field
Successful completion of FEMA's Basic Emergency Managers
Two (2) years of increasingly responsible emergency planning
experience. Minimum Qualifications (Faculty and Academic
Administrator Positions Only) Desired Qualifications: Training
certificates in ICS , SEMS , NIMS , NDMS , the FEMA series, or
related training programs desired.
Emergency Medical Technician Certified ( EMT ) is desirable.
Licenses and Other Requirements: Successful completion of FEMA's
Basic Emergency Managers Academy.
Must satisfactorily pass a pre-employment physical examination if
selected for position. Working Conditions: The conditions herein
are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Environment: Work is performed in an office and field environment;
travel from site to site.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and
mobility to work in an office and field setting; to occasionally
stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push,
and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate an
Emergency Operations Center; to operate office equipment requiring
repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a
computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange
information operating motorized vehicles.
Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without
Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
Range 28, Step 1-7, $5,061.55-$6,404.08 per month. Initial
placement for external applicants is step 1. An excellent benefits
package which includes medical, vision, dental, retirement,
vacation, generous sick leave package, and life insurance is
available for the employee and eligible dependents. Salary
Schedule: Classified Bargaining Unit Work Schedule: Monday-Friday:
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Approximately). Work hours may be adjusted to
meet the needs of the department. Successful candidate may be
assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista, National City,
Otay Mesa, and/or San Ysidro). Start Date: As soon as the
successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent
governing board approval. Screening Deadline: All application
materials must be received on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu .
Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first
screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 5, 2021 are
guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any
application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.
Tentative Timeline (Subject to Amendments): February 15-March 5,
2021 : Position advertised; District receives applications
March 5, 2021 : Initial screening deadline for guaranteed
March 15-26, 2021 : Reviewing of applications.
April 12-16, 2021 : Search Committee interviews candidates
May, 2021 : Tentative employment start date pending Governing Board
approval. Open Until Filled Yes Required Applicant Docs Cont'd
Southwestern College Online Application Supplemental Application:
Special Instructions to Applicants: REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIAL
1) Upload FEMA's Basic Emergency Managers Academy certificate of
completion under "Licenses & Other Requirement"
2) Upload training certificates in ICS , SEMS , NIMS , NDMS , the
FEMA series, or related training programs, if applicable under
"Other Certificate" Equivalency (Academic Faculty Positions Only)
Equivalency (Academic Faculty Positions Only)" section to read as
follows, "To teach classes at Southwestern Community College
District, an applicant must have completed coursework that meets
the California Community College's Chancellor's Office Minimum
Qualifications for Faculty. In some cases, an applicant who does
not possess the exact degree title(s) listed by the State may meet
State requirements for equivalency. In this case, the District
follows a process to determine equivalency. If this is the case,
please complete the Supplemental Equivalency Application , for
Academic Employment and upload this form with your online
application. Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United
States equivalency from an agency having membership with the
National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc.
Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a
course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a
certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree
equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA .
This report must be attached to your online application at the time
For your convenience, we have provided the NACES (National
Association of Credential Evaluation Services) membership list to
assist you in complying with this requirement; click on the Helpful
Job Tips link on the navigation bar. You may use any other
certified transcript evaluation service at your disposal.
Additional Information: We regret we are unable to accept faxed,
e-mailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials. Only
complete application materials submitted through SWC online system
will be accepted. To complete and submit your application for this
position, please visit our online employment website at
https://jobs.swccd.edu. All required information must be submitted
online before the review date and time indicated on the job
A confirmation number will be assigned if your application packet
has been successfully submitted. Assistance with the online
application process is available through the Human Resources Office
at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910; telephone: (619)
482-6395 or e-mail to email@example.com.
It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all
application materials are received by the review deadline date. A
separate, complete application packet is required for each position
for which you are applying for. All materials included in your
application packet become District property, will not be returned,
will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening
Candidates selected for employment with Southwestern Community
College District must be fingerprinted by an electronic
fingerprinting service (i.e. LiveScan) within 10 days of
employment; provide clearance of tuberculosis (dated within the
past 4 years and renewed every four years as a condition of
continued employment) within 60 days of employment; provide proof
of eligibility to work in the United States.
In addition to the above, for Faculty/Administrator positions
(only), successful candidate must submit official (sealed) college
transcripts confirming date degree conferred and/or a valid CA
Community College Credential.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with
verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the
time the interview appointment is scheduled.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College
District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with
The Southwestern Community College District shall not discriminate
against any person in employment or in any program affiliated with
the District on the basis of age, ancestry, color, ethnic group
identification, national origin, religion, race, sex, sexual
orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on
the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on
association with a person or group with one or more of these actual
or perceived characteristics.
Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report - Southwestern
College is committed to assisting all members of the community in
providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security
Report is available on the SWCPD website at
If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security
Report, which contains this information, you can stop by the SWC
College Police Department or you can request that a copy be mailed
to you by calling (619) 482-6390.
The report contains information regarding campus security and
personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention; public
safety authority; crime reporting policies; programs to prevent
dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking;
the procedures the College will follow when one of these crimes is
reported; and other matters of importance related to security on
campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics
for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes
that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or
property owned or controlled by the College or a recognized student
organization; and on public property within, or immediately
adjacent to and accessible from the campus.
This information is required by law and is provided by the SWC
College Police Department.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Plan ( DAAPP ) - More information
about the DAAPP , including the Drug Free Environment and Drug
Prevention Program Policy and Procedure and Biennial report can be
found in the Health and Safety Section of the campus Consumer
Information page ( http://www.swccd.edu/index.aspx?page=1084 )
Selection Procedure: A screening committee will evaluate
applicants, taking into account the breadth and depth of relevant
education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities.
Selected applicants will be invited for an interview.
INTERVIEW TRAVEL COSTS MUST BE BORNE BY THE APPLICANT .
We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay or cancel
filling this position.
If additional positions become available in this classification,
applications received in response to this posting may be considered
for those additional positions for up to 90 days after final board
HR Contact Information: Southwestern Community College
Human Resources (Bldg. 46B-150)
900 Otay Lakes Road
Chula Vista, CA 91910
www.swccd.edu (619) 482-6395 Supplemental Questions Required fields
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