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Emergency Management Trainee   

JOB TITLE:

Emergency Management Trainee

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Dauphin County Pennsylvania United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

THE POSITION

Want to help ensure the safety and security of people and property in the Commonwealth? How about working with multiple state agencies, regional task forces, counties, and localities? PEMA is seeking a detail-oriented individual to perform emergency management duties that are essential to assist the Commonwealth in preparing for and responding to emergencies and disasters.
Focus will be on operational planning for incidents impacting Pennsylvania.


DESCRIPTION OF WORK

An employee in this entry-level position participates in formal training sessions, workshops, and on-the-job assignments to develop proficiency in planning, organizing, equipping, and evaluating emergency service responses, plans, and operations.
Work involves assisting staff in developing, evaluating, and promoting emergency operations plans; coordinating prevention, emergency and disaster response, and recovery activities; and developing and conducting training programs, mitigation activities, and grant programs related to emergency management.
As training progresses, the trainee is involved in projects of greater difficulty and complexity.
Work is performed under the guidance and direction of a supervisor who assigns, reviews, and ensures the attainment of the goals and objectives of the training plan.


Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description.


Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment
  • Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch.
    • Dependent on activations or other needs of the operation, may be required to serve in the CRCC.
  • Free Secure On-site Parking.
  • Telework: You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time after a comprehensive on-site training period; Will be on an ad hoc basis; task and supervision dependent.
    In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection.
    If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email.
    Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
  • A bachelors degree in emergency management, homeland security, or a closely related field; or
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training.

Special Requirement
  • This position requires possession of a valid driver's license which is not under suspension.
  • This position requires certification in the following courses from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Emergency Management Institute, within 6 months of hire:
    • IS-100.
      C: Introduction to the Incident Command System
    • IS-700.
      B: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
    • IS-800.
      D: National Response Framework, An Introduction
    • IS-2200: Basic Emergency Operations Center Functions

Other Requirements:
  • You must meet the PA residency requirement.
    For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

How to Apply:
  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position.
    Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.
    e.
    , relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements.
    Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date.
    Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements will eliminate you from consideration for this position.

Veterans:
  • Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.
    C.
    S.
    7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.
    To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.
    employment.
    pa.
    gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.
    aspx and click the Veterans Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.
    gov.

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):
  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.


The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce.
The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania.
The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law.
All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION

  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position.
    No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:
    • your score may be lower than deserved.
    • you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.


Learn more about our Total Rewards by watching this short video!

Health & Wellness

We offer multiple health plans so our employees can choose what works best for themselves and their families.
Our comprehensive benefits package includes health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.
*


Compensation & Financial Planning
We invest in our employees by providing competitive wages and encouraging financial wellness by offering multiple ways to save money and ensure peace of mind including multiple retirement and investment plan options.


Work/Life Balance
We know theres more to life than just work! Our generous paid leave benefits include paid vacation, paid sick leave, six weeks of paid parental leave, military leave, and paid time off for most major U.
S.
holidays, as well as flexible work schedules and work-from-home opportunities.
*

Values and Culture
We believe in the work we do and provide continual opportunities for our employees to grow and contribute to the greater good.
As one of the largest employers in the state, we provide opportunities for internal mobility, professional development, and the opportunity to give back by participating in workplace charitable giving.


Employee Perks
Sometimes, it is the little extras that make a big difference.
Our employees receive special employee-only discounts and rates on a variety of services and memberships.


For more information on all of these Total Rewards benefits, please visit www.
employment.
pa.
gov and click on the benefits box.


  • Eligibility rules apply.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

72176 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707241541-937baf9c86b96d6c309b4084e82292ea

LOCATION:

Pennsylvania United States

CITY:

Dauphin County

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THE POSITION

Want to help ensure the safety and security of people and property in the Commonwealth? How about working with multiple state agencies, regional task forces, counties, and localities? PEMA is seeking a detail-oriented individual to perform emergency management duties that are essential to assist the Commonwealth in preparing for and responding to emergencies and disasters. Focus will be on operational planning for incidents impacting Pennsylvania.


DESCRIPTION OF WORK

An employee in this entry-level position participates in formal training sessions, workshops, and on-the-job assignments to develop proficiency in planning, organizing, equipping, and evaluating emergency service responses, plans, and operations. Work involves assisting staff in developing, evaluating, and promoting emergency operations plans; coordinating prevention, emergency and disaster response, and recovery activities; and developing and conducting training programs, mitigation activities, and grant programs related to emergency management. As training progresses, the trainee is involved in projects of greater difficulty and complexity. Work is performed under the guidance and direction of a supervisor who assigns, reviews, and ensures the attainment of the goals and objectives of the training plan.

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment
  • Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch.
    • Dependent on activations or other needs of the operation, may be required to serve in the CRCC.
  • Free Secure On-site Parking.
  • Telework: You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time after a comprehensive on-site training period; Will be on an ad hoc basis; task and supervision dependent. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
  • A bachelors degree in emergency management, homeland security, or a closely related field; or
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training.

Special Requirement
  • This position requires possession of a valid driver's license which is not under suspension.
  • This position requires certification in the following courses from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Emergency Management Institute, within 6 months of hire:
    • IS-100.C: Introduction to the Incident Command System
    • IS-700.B: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
    • IS-800.D: National Response Framework, An Introduction
    • IS-2200: Basic Emergency Operations Center Functions

Other Requirements:
  • You must meet the PA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

How to Apply:
  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements will eliminate you from consideration for this position.

Veterans:
  • Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. 7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):
  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION

  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:
    • your score may be lower than deserved.
    • you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.


Learn more about our Total Rewards by watching this short video!

Health & Wellness

We offer multiple health plans so our employees can choose what works best for themselves and their families. Our comprehensive benefits package includes health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*


Compensation & Financial Planning
We invest in our employees by providing competitive wages and encouraging financial wellness by offering multiple ways to save money and ensure peace of mind including multiple retirement and investment plan options.

Work/Life Balance
We know theres more to life than just work! Our generous paid leave benefits include paid vacation, paid sick leave, six weeks of paid parental leave, military leave, and paid time off for most major U.S. holidays, as well as flexible work schedules and work-from-home opportunities.*

Values and Culture
We believe in the work we do and provide continual opportunities for our employees to grow and contribute to the greater good. As one of the largest employers in the state, we provide opportunities for internal mobility, professional development, and the opportunity to give back by participating in workplace charitable giving.

Employee Perks
Sometimes, it is the little extras that make a big difference. Our employees receive special employee-only discounts and rates on a variety of services and memberships.

For more information on all of these Total Rewards benefits, please visit www.employment.pa.gov and click on the benefits box.

  • Eligibility rules apply.


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