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Emergency Management Consultant
Loudoun County Public Schools Ashburn, VA

Emergency Management Consultant

Loudoun County Public Schools
Ashburn, VA
  • $13 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Overivew

An employee in this position is responsible for supporting safety and security related training, programs, drills, tabletop exercises and combined agency full scale exercises. This position assists in the development of training programs, emergency response procedures, and emergency response plans.

Roles and Responsibilities

The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; work may differ and other work may be assigned when deemed appropriate.
  • Conducts training, drills, tabletop exercises and combined agency field training exercises designed to test and improve LCPS emergency response plans and to improve individual performance.
  • Conducts training and tabletop exercises designed to test and improve the LCPS Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP).
  • Assists in the development of web-based and instructor led training programs designed to improve emergency response actions and individual performance.
  • Interfaces with local, state, and federal emergency management officials on security planning and crisis management initiatives
  • Conducts comprehensive security assessments of all facilities to evaluate conditions relative to the safety of the students, staff and property
  • Completes an in-depth review of all crisis and security plans and provides recommendations for improvement
  • Advises in the development of school emergency response plans.
  • Researches and develops new initiatives in support of best practices in emergency management.
  • Authors after action reports to evaluate the performance of training, drills and exercises.
  • Makes recommendations for the improvement of current training and the development of new courses.
  • Advises the Coordinator (Training) regarding special equipment purchases to improve emergency response performance.


Qualifications

Below are the minimum qualifications for this job. Equivalent combinations of education and experience are also acceptable.

Education

Bachelor's Degree

Experience

3 years of experience in safety and security related management

Licenses and Certifications
  • Instructor certification in law enforcement, emergency management and preparedness, or related field preferred
  • Valid driver's license


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge and experience in developing and delivering training, drills and exercises.
  • Knowledge and experience in curriculum development and training methodologies including web-based and instructor led training preferred.
  • Knowledge of ICS and NIMS.
  • Knowledge of emergency response planning.
  • Knowledge of Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) development.
  • Demonstrated presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of computer software to include Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.


Physical Requirements

The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this job:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. The employee must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. The employee must possess normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall and apply certain practices and policies. Frequently sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time. Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Reports to: Director, Safety and Security

Salary Level: Banded Rates: Band 13

Salary Scale: https://www.lcps.org/compensation

Salary Range: $37.14 per hour

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

This is a part-time, non-benefited, hourly position. No guarantee of minimum hours.

Address

Loudoun County Public Schools

Ashburn, VA
20148 USA

Industry

Government

Posted date

February 22, 2024

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