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Specialist, Emergency Management

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
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    122850175

San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Specialist, Emergency Management - Central Campus

Essential Job Functions:
  • Complete the preparedness, preventative, response, recovery, and mitigation efforts including the development of emergency plans, policies, procedures, and guidance under the direction of the Manager, Emergency Management.
  • Develop the planning, training, and exercising of the CERT, Building Marshal and Building Supervisor programs under the direction of the Manager, Emergency Management
  • Assist the Manager, EM in community emergency management activities such as community fairs, events and related trainings, and exercises.
  • Develop and conduct functional exercises to test all equipment on a regular schedule under the supervision of the Emergency Manager.
  • Inventory, maintain and manage all emergency management equipment, including the communications equipment.
  • Acts as a resource to Administration, department managers, and other personnel in the development of their department emergency plans and readiness.
  • Represent the College in any trainings, meetings or public outreach efforts.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to perform under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Office - Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Experience with emergency mass notification software preferred.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Texas driver's license (within 6 months of employment)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, and to maintain good working relationships across the College.
  • Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.
  • *Familiarity with the Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) as well as Hazard Vulnerability Assessment tools.
  • *Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) trained.
  • *Knowledge of the Incident Command System, including completion of IS-100.B, ICS-200.B, ICS-700.A, ICS-800, IS-5.A.

(*Able to obtain within 6 months of hire)

Required Education:
  • Associate degree in Emergency Management or a related field or 60 credit hours of education.

Preferred Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Emergency Management or Homeland Security.

Required Experience:
  • Three years of experience in an office / administrative setting.

Preferred Experience:
  • Three years of experience in emergency management, or related field.

Licenses/Certifications:
  • Required Licenses/Certifications: Texas DL with Class B (Emergency Vehicle) Endorsement (or able to obtain within 1 year of hire).

Preferred Licenses/Certifications:
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT or higher)
  • CPR First Aid Instructor,
  • FEMA Master Exercise Practitioner certification,
  • Certified Emergency Manager (CEM or similar).
  • FEMA Advanced Professional Series certification
  • FEMA Professional Development Series certification


Salary Grade: 15

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req2471

Posting Close Date: 8/31/2020

PI122850175
Posted: 2020-08-22 Expires: 2020-09-23

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