About the Position:
The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for an Emergency Operations Planner in the Office of Emergency Services. Under general direction, the Emergency Operations Planner will perform analytical and administrative duties in support of the daily operations of the Division of Emergency Services; assist with the coordination, planning and training of county employees and stakeholders; assist in developing policies and procedures and implement program goals and objectives; maintain the County Emergency Operations Center in a constant state of readiness; may serve as project manager on emergency management projects; assist in maintaining emergency management budget and compliance with federal grant guidelines; and other duties as assigned. This is the journey level in the emergency services analyst series.
The ideal candidate is a team player, who is a natural problem solver. They are adept in planning and organization and have a heart for public service. The ideal candidate has experience working for a governmental or public agency with a background in Emergency Services, project management and/or accounting and administration. They are an analytical thinker and excellent communicator, proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of Emergency Preparedness plans, NIMS, SEMS, FEMA, grant funding and State and Federal Reporting is preferred, but not required.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration, public safety/emergency management or a field related to the work; and one year of technical-level experience performing disaster planning, management or response or successful completion of state and federally sponsored courses in disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Candidates with strong experience who lack the degree are encouraged to apply.
In addition to the minimum requirements, certifications or credentialing in emergency services programs or as a trainer of emergency services programs, the completion of Federal Emergency Management Agency Professional Development Series; or professional experience planning, managing, or organizing for disaster relief, emergencies, and civil defense, either in an office of emergency services or in the police, fire protection, emergency medical or other related field.
Must successfully complete an extensive and thorough background investigation including Live Scan fingerprinting prior to hire. DMV printout prior to hire. Attend meetings outside of normal working hours including weekends. Must file statements of economic interest with the Yuba County Clerk/Recorder. Will be required to perform disaster service activities pursuant to Government Code 3100-3109. Must be able to implement appropriate response to any County emergency within 30 minutes of being notified.
May require work with exposure to dangerous conditions, extreme weather, physical harm and infectious diseases. May require unusual or prolonged work hours during emergencies or disasters and during training programs or emergency preparedness exercises.
About Yuba County:
Yuba County is situated in the Northern Sacramento Valley, approximately 40 miles north of the State Capitol in Sacramento and two hours away from San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. The boundaries stretch from the farms and orchards of the valley to the timberlands of the Sierras. Yuba County offers its residents the many advantages of a rural lifestyle away from the pressures of the urban areas. The County’s rivers, lakes and outdoor recreation areas provide excellent hunting, fishing, boating and skiing opportunities. Our County vision is to create a “golden” future for Yuba County by inspiring a community of participation, embracing our unique history, and discovering the wealth of our untapped potential. The County of Yuba is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and participates in the E-Verify program.