Starting Salary: $16.41 / hr
Position Summary: The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Technician 1 will work in the Madison County Emergency Operations Center while receiving significant supervision from the EOC Operations Lead. This position is responsible for mission critical communications, information processing, public notification and performance of assigned tasks. To provide 24/7 coverage, personnel will work alternating shifts to include nights, weekends, and holidays.
This position is not responsible for supervising other EMA/CSEPP positions. This position reports to the CSEPP Operations Director/EMA Deputy Director.
The duties and responsibilities outlined in this Job Description are not intended to be an exhaustive list. These duties and responsibilities are examples and are not to be construed as limiting the appointing authority’s ability to assign, or otherwise alter the duties and responsibilities of the position. The EOC Technician 1 may be required to perform the responsibilities and duties described in higher classifications (EOC Technician 2 and/or EOC Technician) as well as other duties assigned by management.
Knowledge, Skills, Experience, Training: Applicants for EOC Technician must have a strong background in all Microsoft Office products and experience in a networked computer environment. This position also requires strong writing, communications, and interpersonal skills. A background in and/or knowledge of Emergency Management, the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP), and/or the Incident Command System (ICS) is preferred but not required. Applicants must be detailed-oriented and able to work in a team oriented environment.
Associate’s degree or higher;
High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and two (2) years of experience in emergency management or public safety;
Equivalent experience. Equivalent experience means any job-related experience or training that will provide the candidate the necessary knowledge, skill, and abilities to perform the job.
- Ability to function in the EOC with significant supervision.
- Ability to utilize all communication devices within the EOC and exchange information with internal and external partners.
- Ability to utilize the alert and warning devices with some supervision.
- Ability to test and validate operational readiness.
- Ability to input, update and track significant events.
- Is familiar and with understands agency policies and procedures.
Work Hours: This position typically works 37.5-hours per week. To provide 24/7 coverage, personnel will work alternating shifts to include nights, weekends, and holidays. Position is also subject to emergency call back status when the Emergency Operations Center is activated for emergencies.
Physical Demands: Work is performed primarily in an office setting. Position frequently operates a computer and other office equipment and needs to regularly move around the office to access office equipment, file cabinets, to communicate with other employees, etc.
Travel: Occasional travel may be required.
Additional Requirements: Upon appointment, employee(s) in this position will be required to maintain a valid Kentucky driver’s license for the length of employment so that the employee(s) may drive licensed vehicles provided by the employer when needed. Applicants and employees in this job title will be required to submit to a drug screening and background check.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.