Goverment Jobs
Published
December 2, 2019
Location
California
Job Type

Description

THE POSITION

Under the general direction of the Assistant City Manager or designee and in accordance with established procedures, manages the Emergency Services Division of Public Safety and support the Sheriff's Programs. The Emergency Services Manager is responsible for the City's disaster and emergency preparedness and response programs, including managing and overseeing the Emergency Operations Center, radio communications and emergency services vehicles; including the school crossing guard program; and sheriff's program support for the community relations and traffic divisions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

(These functions are representative and may not be present in all positions in the class. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind related duties and work assignments.)

  1. Manages and supervises the City's Emergency Operations Center and all aspects of emergency and disaster preparedness.
  2. Coordinates with the Fire and Sheriff's Departments on hazardous material incidents and all matters relating to disasters or hazardous materials.
  3. Manages the City's school crossing guard program and disaster response vehicles.
  4. Provides on call duties during evenings and weekends and responds to calls anytime of the day or night.
  5. Prepares reports, Council agenda items, surveys, and other written documentation.
  6. Maintains effective liaison and coordination with appropriate public agencies, private organizations, businesses, individuals, and City employees.
  7. Attends meetings and training sessions.
  8. Interviews candidates and makes hiring recommendation for subordinate positions.
  9. Supervises assigned staff; prepares performance evaluations, commendations, or disciplinary actions for assigned staff.
  10. Manages, conducts, and/or assists with emergency training programs for City employees and the public.
  11. Participates as lead staff and member of the City's Emergency Response Team; coordinating efforts with other local, state and federal agencies.
  12. Prepares and administers contracts and grants.
  13. Prepares and manages the division's annual budget.
  14. Performs related duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS

A typical way to obtain the requisite qualifications to perform the duties of this class is as follows:

Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree in public or business administration, or a related occupational field and four
(4) years of full-time, paid experience in a law enforcement agency, fire department, or emergency management with primary responsibility for emergency preparedness, community

relations, industrial safety, supervisory command responsibilities, and hazardous materials and at least three (3) of those in a managerial position or related field.

License:
Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. Employee in this classification will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.

*SEMS Certification desired.
*Certification in IS 100, 700 and 800 desired.
*Certification in Emergency Management (CEM) by the International Association of Emergency Management desired.

Knowledge of:

  • Modern principles of emergency management and planning.
  • Traffic, pedestrian, and school safety programs.
  • Hazardous materials laws and regulations.
  • Principles of management, administration, training, and supervision.
  • Communication and dispatch systems.
  • Material safety data sheets.
  • City organization, operations, policies, and objectives.
  • General recordkeeping practices.
  • Basic budgeting practices and procedures.
  • Basic purchasing practices and contract administration.
  • Research and analytical methods.
  • Personal computer software and hardware.
  • Office practices and procedures.
  • Effective methods of report writing and presentation.
  • Cost analysis.

Skill and/or Ability to:

  • Organize and educate agencies and citizens in preparation and recovery from disasters and emergencies.
  • Manage and supervise a multifunctional organization with complex responsibilities and procedures with a high degree of independent action.
  • Supervise, direct, and evaluate staff.
  • Identify and analyze problems and take effective corrective action.
  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Maintain accurate records and prepare clear and concise reports.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationship with others.
  • Make effective oral presentations.

City of Carson
Summary of Employee Benefits
AFSCME
(AFSCME Council 36, Local 809)

CalPERS Retirement Formula

  • 3%@60 Formula - Employees hired before May 6, 2011
  • 2%@55 Formula - Classic Members hired on or after May 6, 2011
  • 2%@62 Formula - New Members hired on or after January 1, 2013

Other:

  • Employees pay the full Employee Member Contribution on a pre-tax basis.
  • 1959 Survivors Program - Level 4.

Medical Insurance

  • The City contracts with CalPERS for medical benefits, which offers employees a choice of various HMO's and PPO's.
  • The monthly medical allowance is $1,594.00, paid by the City, toward the premium for employee and eligible dependents.
  • Employees may elect to discontinue or not enroll in the health insurance program upon proof of equal coverage. If this option is selected, employees shall receive 75% of lowest 2-party premium to be deposited into the employee's City-sponsored deferred compensation account.

Dental Insurance

  • The monthly dental premium of $87.00 is City paid.
  • Employees may elect to discontinue or not enroll in the dental insurance program upon proof of equal coverage. If this option is selected, employees shall receive 75% of the premium to be deposited into the employee's City-sponsored deferred compensation account.

Vision Insurance

  • Employees mayelect vision care through payroll deduction from wages and/or with monies remaining from the sum provided for health insurance.

Life Insurance

  • $100,000 Basic Group Term Life Insurance.
  • Premium paid by the City.
  • Optional Group Term Life Insurance and Dependent Life Insurance offered.
  • Employees may purchase Optional Group Term Life Insurance coverage and Dependent Life Insurance coverage through payroll deduction from wages and/or with monies remaining from the sum provided for health insurance.

Long Term Care
Employees may purchase optional Long Term Care through payroll deduction from wages and/or with monies remaining from the sum provided for health insurance.

Deferred Compensation

  • VOYA Deferred Compensation Plan, employee participation is optional.
  • Deferred Compensation City match up to $500.00 per calendar year.
Short Term Disability/Long Term Disability
  • City Paid premium.
  • Under Short Term Disability, benefit percentage is 66.67% of total monthly earnings. Maximum weekly benefitof $1,154. Maximum benefit period 13 weeks.
  • Under Long Term Disability, benefit percentage is 66.67% of total monthly earnings. Maximum monthly benefitof $5,000. Maximum benefit period depends on age and disability.
Vacation Leave

Monthly Accruals Upon
11.33 hours Appointment
13.33 hoursCommencement of 6th year
16.66 hoursCommencement of 11th year
Additional 10 hours per year, in addition to 16.66 Commencement of 20th year
Additional 20 hours per year, in addition to 16.66 Commencement of 21st year
Additional 30 hours per year, in addition to 16.66 Commencement of 22nd year
100% paid at separation.
500 maximum accrual hours.

Sick Leave

  • 10 hours accrued per month.
  • 1/2 the value of accrued sick leave balance paid at separation (up to 760 hours provided employee hasfive years of servicewith the City).
  • 1,200 maximum accrual hours.
Holiday Leave
  • 11 paid holidays per calendar year.
Leave Redemption
  • Employees may redeem up to 75 hours of any accumulated leave each fiscal year.
  • Sick leave will be paid at a rate of 1 hour of pay for each 2 hours of sick leave redeemed.
  • All other types of leave will be paid at the rate of 1 hour of pay for each hour of leave redeemed.

Longevity Pay

?Additional 2 1/2% of prevailing pay rate upon attaining 15 years of service credit
?Additional 2 1/2% of prevailing pay rate upon attaining 20 years of service credit
?Additional 2 1/2% of prevailing pay rate upon attaining 25 years of service credit

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Supplemental questions allow the employer to derive specific information regarding applicant qualifications. The following questions will assist the employer with the candidate screening and qualification process. Please be specific and detailed in your response(s). Do not leave any questions unanswered. If you do not have the stated experience, please indicate "Not Applicable/Do Not Have Experience". A response of "See Application/Resume" is not acceptable. Resumes are supplemental and not considered part of the application and therefore may not be substituted in lieu of the completed application or supplemental questions. Do you understand the information stated above?

  • Yes
  • No
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Are you a City of Carson employee?

  • Yes
  • No
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Have you attached your resume?

  • Yes
  • No
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Do you have any experience working for a municipality, government agency or public sector employer. If so, please state name of organization, title and # of years in relevant role.

    05
    Have you ever managed an Emergency Services Operation for any organization?

    • Yes
    • No
    06
    Please summarize your experience with disaster and emergency preparedness and response programs.

      07
      Please summarize your experience with external agencies (i.e. Police, Sheriff, Fire, Emergency Services, Military, etc.) coordinating joint project response efforts.

        08
        Do you possess one of these certifications (SEMS Certification, Certification in IS 100, 700 and 800)? If yes, please identify which one(s). If no, please indicate by stating "None".

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