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State of Minnesota Planning Director State - Emergency Manager in St. Paul, Minnesota

Job Summary Job Summary The Emergency Manager will lead and coordinate emergency readiness and response activities to help keep the Department of Human Services (DHS) and State of Minnesota resilient to emergencies and/or hazardous events. The position leads the development, coordination and implementation of the DHS All Hazards Emergency Response Plan and plays a key role with the offsite Emergency Response Plan for Nuclear Power Plants. The incumbent is a subject matter expert, ensuring support of Minnesota Emergency Operations Plan responsibilities and works closely with DHS Business Continuity and other agency programs by establishing priorities, developing goals, and implementing emergency response planning and training. This position requires operation of equipment as well as the use of basic hand tools. The incumbent must be able to work a flexible schedule to accommodate evening training, drills, exercises and to respond to emergencies. Traveling within the state may also be necessary, including occasional overnights. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications 3 years specialized professional experience in emergency response/emergency management Experience must demonstrate the following: * Providing training to adult learners or conducting public presentations * Lead and coordinate large complex projects * Certification as a Minnesota Emergency Manager or the ability to become certified within two (2) years; * Project management (program development, implementation, management, or evaluation) * Experience applying state and federal emergency planning requirements * Must have a valid driver’s license * Ability to maneuver 50 pounds with our without an accommodation * Ability to operate equipment such as a pickup truck and a vehicle lift with our without an accommodation * Must be able to work evenings in emergency situations to qualify for this position. Preferred Qualifications * Disaster Response Experience * Certification as a Minnesota Emergency Manager; * Experience with the Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) program; and * Experience working with Minnesota Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (MN VOAD). Additional Requirements To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held. REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment. Application Details Why Work For Us GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. How to Apply Click "Apply" at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers. Contact If you have questions about the position, contact Michelle Lakso at Michelle.lakso@state.mn.us If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate and the Job posting ID#/number to Liz Mack at Elizabeth.Mack@State.MN.US by the position close date. If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Human Services’ ADA Coordinator at 651-431-4945 or DHS_ADA@state.mn.us for assistance. * * * AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need. Job Title: Planning Director State - Emergency Manager Location: St. Paul Job ID: 44867 Regular/Temporary: Unlimited Full/Part Time: Full-Time Date Posted: 05/04/2021 Closing Date: 05/17/2021 Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Human Services Dept / MAPE DHS Central Office Hiring Agency: Human Services Dept / MAPE DHS Central Office Division/Unit: DHS-Central Office / Human Res Safety Hlth CO Staff Work Shift: Not Applicable Shift Work Hours: Not Applicable Shift Work Shift/Work Hours: Not Applicable Shift Days of Work: Monday - Friday Travel Required: yes Salary Range: $31.70 - $47.14/hourly; $66,189 - $98,428/annually Classified Status: Classified Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE