Emergency Preparedness Program Manager
Sacramento, CA 95814
$60,000 - $70,000 per year, full-time
Please review this announcement carefully. Please send a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Cynthia Martinez at email@example.com.
Catholic Charities of California, Inc. (CCC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public benefit corporation. CCC is the state-level office representing California’s 12 local Catholic Charities organizations (LCCOs). California’s LCCO network is the largest non-profit provider of social services in the State.
CCC applies for and administers statewide and regional social services contracts and grants on behalf of LCCOs. CCC functions as the single point of contact with funders, provides contract management services and operational support to participating LCCOs, monitors LCCO progress on contract deliverables, and works with LCCOs to resolve program and contract issues.
The Emergency Preparedness Program Manager (EPPM) will manage the overall planning, administration, and operation of CCC’s CalOES California for All Emergency Preparedness grants in 8 counties.
CCC desires candidates with supervisory experience in outreach, community education, and service to vulnerable populations; emergency preparedness; law enforcement; and public health or medical/health disaster/emergency response. CCC also seeks candidates with experience in the selection, evaluation, and development of emergency preparedness training programs, familiarity performing grant administration, and emergency plan review. Candidates with strong communication and leadership skills are highly desired.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This position will oversee and assist three LCCOs to implement and operate California For All Emergency Preparedness grant activities in eight counties as detailed in the RFPs and underlying contracts for this funding. These activities must include but are not limited to:
- CCC and LCCOs will provide California For All Public Outreach and Education Campaign emergency preparedness training and resources to diverse and vulnerable populations. Vulnerability in this context can be described by social vulnerability factors including social isolation, poverty, language barriers, and other access and functional needs challenges.
- In addition LCCOs will leverage the power of peer-to-peer networks to organize their vulnerable and underserved communities to establish and implement tailored emergency preparedness strategies.
- Finally, CCC and LCCOs will receive emergency preparedness education and, within each funded county, facilitate a community-wide local process to identify gaps and solutions in local emergency plans.
As the State level Program Manager, this position will:
- Apprise management of grant progress and issues.
- Complete all required grant reporting to CalOES.
- Generate monthly internal progress reports with support from CCC’s Data Manager.
- Participate in meetings, trainings, and events, sometimes requiring overnight travel.
- Develop strong and effective working relationships with LCCO staff and CalOES staff.
This position may also, as appropriate to each LCCO/county:
- Assist in developing, modifying, and implementing emergency preparedness plans which take into account the circumstances of target populations.
- Assist in developing and conducting exercises to determine preparedness among target populations.
- Assist in developing and implementing trainings for the target populations.
- Promote emergency preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation programs within the funded communities.
- Participate in community events to increase awareness of emergency preparedness.
- Two years of professional level experience in emergency management and/or teaching of emergency preparedness or emergency services.
- Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in emergency management, public or business administration, or a directly related field to the core functions of this position.
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of emergency management including the five elements of prevention, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation.
- Knowledge of emergency management and disaster preparedness programs, practices, resources, agencies, and personnel.
- Expertise in the contents and standards for local emergency plans.
- Ability to effectively operate Windows-based computer and software applications.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Experience and skill in convening and facilitating workgroups comprised of diverse stakeholders and assisting them to reach consensus.
- Experience coordinating multi-site, cross-community, or collaborative grant projects.
Job Performance Criteria:
The successful candidate will adhere to and be regularly evaluated according to the following job performance standards.
- Team Player - Works well with management and other staff on coordinated efforts to achieve common goals. Is reliable, trustworthy, and professional in completing assigned portions of group efforts.
- Meets Deadlines - Meets all assignment deadlines in a timely manner with quality work and without additional reminders from supervisors or others.
- Organizational Skills - Maintains an organized workspace, awareness of deadlines and deliverables, organization of information necessary to completing assigned tasks, and plans ahead to meet deadlines/deliverables without prompting from supervisors or others.
- Initiative - Always attempts to identify and resolve issues first before bringing them to supervisors. Thinks ahead of current task to identify and prepare for future assignments. Fulfills job roles proactively without prompting from supervisors.
- Attendance - Adheres to assigned office hours without frequent disruptions (e.g., appointments, personal life events). Is always available to respond to phone calls and e-mail messages during office hours. Does not request more than allotted sick or vacation time. Attends all job-related meetings and events prepared and without prompting.
- Quality of Work - Produces high-quality work at all times. Makes every effort to turn in complete, thorough, grammatically and mathematically correct work. Does not rely on supervisors to substantially correct or edit work.
- Professionalism - Demonstrates skill, competence, good judgement, and polite behavior at all times in the workplace. Adheres to all office policies (e.g., food).