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Phoenix, AZ - Emergency Management Planner

May 13, 2014


The City of Phoenix is seeking an Emergency Management Planner responsible for development, implementation, and coordination of city and regional emergency plans and programs, management of the City Emergency Operations Center (EOC), and city and regional emergency management training and exercises. Duties include researching, reviewing, writing, and maintaining emergency plans for city operations during emergency or disaster events; monitoring emergency management trends and legislation; coordinating with regional stakeholders, partners, government, private security, and public safety personnel; and will serve as a key member of the management team for Super Bowl XLIX (49) in 2015.
Recruitment may close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications.

$54,392 - $81,245 annually. Appointment may be made above the minimum depending on qualifications.


  • Bachelors degree with coursework in emergency management, disaster management, public safety, or a related field.
  • 3 years of professional experience working in public safety, or emergency management
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws, statutes and executive orders pertaining to emergency
  • planning and policy formulation
  • Knowledge of the principles of public administration, contingency planning and emergency management
  • An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered.

The job requirements listed above, plus:

  • Experience working in an Emergency Operations Center
  • Experience in adult education and training, as well as making presentations to a wide variety of both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Familiar with GIS mapping
  • Plan development expertise
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Grants administration
  • Master's degree in public or business administration or a related field

YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN 1 ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position. If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our HR Center at (602) 262-6277.

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