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Administrative Assistant/PIO/Volunteer Coordinator

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$37,750
  • Posted Date:03/23/2022

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree (preferred) in Emergency Management with 3-5 years of related work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. The Experience should be in Emergency Management.

Must be available 24/7/365 in case of emergency, and be available for daytime, evening, overnight, and/or weekend assignments. Assignments may include travel, training, attendance at meetings or conferences, emergency operations center activations, and/or field work, some with little to no notice.

Must reside in Jefferson County or the adjoining area. Must successfully complete annual training/certification requirements and NIMS requirements. Must successfully complete a background check. A valid driver’s license is required for this position. In addition to the degree, the PIO is required to complete FEMA’s Basic Public Information Officer and Advanced Public Information Officer courses, as well as, NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, and 800. It is highly recommended that this individual be trained in social media.

Must have knowledge of all phases of emergency management, including preparedness, planning, response, recovery, and mitigation; strong management, organizational and people skills. Must complete required continued training under FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute courses and required courses by the WV Department of Homeland Security, Division Emergency Management.

For full job description, click HERE.

For questions or to apply (cover letter & resume), contact Stephen Allen at sallen@jeffersoncountywv.org.

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