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Coordination Center Manager

Chloeta Oklahoma City, OK

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Summary

The coordination center manager serves as a first line supervisor and ensures the successful implementation of all coordination center core functions, as well as reporting and data entry requirements.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervisory/Managerial duties include serving as a first line supervisor for the organization. This includes, but is not limited to: assigning work, setting priorities, and reviewing and evaluating work and performance of subordinates; approving leave; coaching and developing employees; recommending corrective or disciplinary actions; assisting in budget planning and projecting short-term needs; managing projects within assigned resources; resolving routine problems that typically impact the objectives of the organizational unit; and when required, coordinating with customers outside the immediate organization.


  • Ensures superiors are aware of ongoing activities. Provides guidance to supervisory and management officials on type and significance of information gathered and recognizes the need to call important new information which may require further examination.
  • Provides continuous situational awareness to supervisory and management personnel on field actions and wildland fire and all-hazard events.
  • Reviews data entry and reports for accuracy and completeness to ensure proper reporting procedures have been followed. Assists staff members in preparing reports and briefings on issues related to significant operations activities.
  • Provides logistical planning, coordination, program direction, and evaluation of the coordination center.
  • Analyzes inventories and availability of all-hazard resources and directs the ordering and procurement necessary to meet objectives.
  • Ensures that contingency plans are prepared to respond to emergency situations.
  • Plans work objectives on a daily or project basis and make adjustments to meet priorities.
  • Provides technical and operational direction to employees on day-to-day operations.
  • Provides technical advice and staff support as needed and requested.
  • Conducts workload analysis and determine level of support for operation and staffing costs.
  • Participates in company fire management planning and assure on-going emergency response preparedness.
  • Recommends modifications to existing systems and test new applications when necessary.
  • Supervises the mobilization, demobilization, and reassignment of wildland fire suppression resources and ensure priorities are established and resources are properly allocated.
  • Directs all phases of the dispatch coordination program.
  • Plans and assigns work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjusts short-term priorities, prepares schedules for completion of work, and approves leave.
  • Provides leadership, direction and coordination in developing and implementing the expanded dispatch organization and monitors fire season severity predictions, fire behavior reports, and fire activity levels.
  • Directs the budget formulation process for the dispatch center and monitors the expenditure of funds to assure fiscal integrity and correct application of financial standards for all agencies.
  • Evaluates work performance of subordinates.
  • Plans the maintenance of emergency management equipment to maintain mission readiness.
  • Advises management and staff on emergency management policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal regulations.
  • Develops and maintains all coordination center emergency plans, policies, and procedures and provides requisite training to management and staff.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to make quick decisions under pressure.
  • Excellent managerial and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple resources.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced situations.
  • Competency to operate necessary web or computer based software applications such as Google Workspace, Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe products.
  • Administrative capabilities to provide requested information and reports as requested.
  • Outstanding customer service, ensuring client and team needs are met.
  • Ability to work in a team-focused environment.
  • Ability to adjust actions based on changing information and evolving situational awareness.
  • High level of professionalism.
  • Accountability and Dependability.
  • Self-motivated.

Required Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associates degree in Forestry or a related field preferred.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of wildland firefighter or emergency management experience required.
  • Incident Command System (ICS) and/or National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) qualifications demonstrating increasingly responsible safe supervision of wildland firefighting operations preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.
  • Must be able to perform all operations necessary for training.
  • Must be able to assess proficiency of trainees.

Emergency Response

Every Chloeta employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official Duty Station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official PD. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

EEO Statement

Chloeta provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company Description
Chloeta is an international service provider for the U.S. Government (USG) and commercial clients for a variety of Professional Services (PS).


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