Emergency Management Specialist Sr / II (Grants Pass/Medford/Yreka) #112201

Date: May 20, 2024

Location: Grants Pass/Medford/Yreka, OR, US, 97216

Company: PacifiCorp

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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

This position supports all activities, programs and operations of the company’s Emergency Management Program. Supports the development and delivery of a comprehensive, all-hazards emergency management program. Assures compliance with regulatory agencies and serves as the liaison with all local, state and federal agencies, Responsible for supporting the emergency preparedness activities and providing emergency response training to internal and external stakeholders.

Responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Support the development and update of the company's emergency management plan, and other hazard-specific plans and emergency response procedures.
  • Support the development and delivery of companywide emergency management training, exercise programs to include table-top and functional exercises focused on scenario-based events which includes operational and non-operational personnel.
  • Responsible to support the development and implementation of the education and training for the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Staff and the Executive Policy Group on the Incident Command System and EOC structure, how they interface, and how it is applied during emergency and disaster situations.
  • Provide analysis and alternatives for varying scenarios with emergency management team.
  • Help lead the development of after action reports and improvement plans to address operational and process gaps in emergency management plans to ensure business resiliency for the company during and following emergency or catastrophic incidents.
  • Participate in emergency management plan audits and updates on a continuous basis.
  • Establish and maintain robust emergency management working relationships with external contacts from mutual assistance organizations, government agencies and other emergency management agencies.
  • Responsible for compliance with all local, state and federal mandates relating to emergency management.
  • Represent the company, and act as the primary point of contact as required with local, state, and federal agencies, the private sector, volunteer organizations and the public for all matters pertaining to emergency management.
  • Responsible to ensure the company's EOC system is in a state of operational readiness.
  • Provide weather forecast data as required to support operational organizations.
  • Participate in Berkshire Hathaway Energy cross-platform emergency management forums and activities.
  • Support the coordination and collaboration with business continuity to ensure emergency management and business continuity plans are in alignment.

 

In addition to the above, the Senior responsibilities include: 

  • May lead the development and update of the company's emergency management plan, and other hazard-specific plans and emergency response procedures.
  • May lead the development and delivery of companywide emergency management training, exercise programs to include table-top and functional exercises focused on scenario-based events which includes operational and non-operational personnel.
  • Support and may lead  the development and implementation of the education and training for the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Staff and the Executive Policy Group on the Incident Command System and EOC structure, how they interface, and how it is applied during emergency and disaster situations.
  • Lead the development of after action reports and improvement plans to address operational and process gaps in emergency management plans to ensure business resiliency for the company during and following emergency or catastrophic incidents.
  • Act as a lead for EMS I & 2 roles.

Requirements of this position include the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in applicable field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of three or more years of related experience in emergency planning, training, exercises, coordination, and implementation.
  • Ability to establish objectives, decision making, and the ability to oversee multiple projects, operations and functions.
  • Necessary skills to support the development or implementation of a system, program, or process.
  • 24/7 availability to support emergencies and disasters.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the National Incident Management System based on completion of ICS-100-300, IS-700, IS-800, and the FEMA Professional Development Series.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet (Excel), word processing (Word), and presentation applications (Power Point) to compile, maintain, and present information. 
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 

In addition to the above, the Senior responsibilities include: 

  • A minimum of five or more years of related experience in emergency planning, training, exercises, coordination, and implementation.
  • Experience leading or the ability to lead emergency response efforts for a small government or corporate organization.

Preferences

  • Advanced degree.
  • Knowledge of company's strategic plan, objectives for specific area, as well as company policies, procedures, and practices and federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.
  • Previous electric utility experience.
  • Emergency Operations Center experience.
  • Incident management experience.
  • Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) certification from the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM).
     

Additional Information


Req Id: 112201 
Company Code: PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: Grants Pass/Medford/Yreka     
Department: Power Delivery 
Schedule: FULL TIME 
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $87,600 - $100,700  
This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 12-15% of salary.

 
Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: https://careers.pacificorp.com/content/New-Benefits-Page/?locale=en_US 

 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.


Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations


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