Reporting to the Director of Public Safety or their designee, the Emergency Operations Officer (EOO) is responsible in facilitating the development and implementation of campus emergency planning, response and preparedness, training and exercises, program development, and outreach functions. This position requires an individual with strong project management skills and a background in institutional emergency preparedness. The EOO serves as the campus liaison to internal and external constituents as it relates to emergency preparation, response, and intervention.
COMPREHENSIVE WAGE AND BENEFIT PACKAGE We offer comprehensive compensation package with salary and benefits as the main components. Competitive salary is within the Range stated above, and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous benefits package is offered through Washington State plans that includes multiple medical, dental, life and disability coverage choices for employees and dependents; choices of retirement and deferred compensation plans; paid holidays, sick, and vacation plans; transit program, reduced tuition, employee discounts and memberships, etc.
For more details about Bellevue College's excellent employee benefits, please visit Benefits section, next to Description section.
ESSENTIALS FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL DUTIES
Work with internal and external partners on maintenance of emergency plans, including department/division level and college level emergency plans
Provide effective leadership in the maintenance of emergency plans (Comprehensive Emergency Response Plan, Continuity of Operations Plans, Crisis Communications Plan, Reunification Plan, etc.)
Act as a point of contact for emergency operations related community questions, comments, or concerns.
Maintain, test and update emergency communications and notification systems. Manage the acquisition, testing, and replacement of emergency and safety equipment and supplies (e.g., first aid stations, evacuation chairs, AED's, etc.)
Develop and implement public outreach methods (marketing campaigns, outreach fairs, etc.). Facilitate the personal preparation of staff and students
Response and Recovery:
Follow the college Incident Command System structure and may act as the Emergency Operations Center Manager
Flexibility regarding hours and Incident Command System structure positions is required
Training and Exercising:
Develop, organize, maintain, and deliver emergency operations specific training to students, staff, and faculty (e.g. Basic Disaster Preparedness, Advanced Disaster Preparedness, Safety Lead training, CPR/AED/First Aid, etc.).
Develop, coordinate, and conduct regular exercises and drills to prepare staff, faculty, and students for a disaster event or incident
Perform other related duties as assigned
Associates degree or higher from an accredited college/university in emergency management or closely related field.
Two years of work experience in emergency management, public safety, or a related field
Incident Command System certificates for ICS 100, 200, and 700. Certificates for ICS 300 and 400, or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
Ability to work with diverse students, staffs, community members and commitment to pluralism
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to multi-task and manage workload
Effective problem solving, organizational and interpersonal skills
Certified Emergency Manager (CEM®) or Associate Emergency Manager (AEM®) designation of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) is highly preferred
Experience working for an institution of higher education in an emergency preparedness capacity
Experience creating and delivering emergency management training programs
Driving abstract is required
Must have a valid Washington State Driver's License or ability to obtain one within 45 days of hire
This position is not eligible for relocation allowance.
Background Check: Prior to a new hire, a background check will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
How to Apply: To apply,go to www.bellevuecollege.edu/jobs
Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Your application must include a complete online application and all of the required documents below to be considered complete:
Complete an online application (note that stating "See Resume" on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete)
Complete the supplemental questionnaire
Attach a Resume
Attach a Cover Letter addressing how you meet or exceed qualifications (max 1 page)
Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (min 1 pg, max 2 pgs)
Attach a copy of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted - official transcripts required upon employment)
Located in Bellevue, Washington, Bellevue College is a community based public institution. Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence, that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. The college serves 37,000 students every year, and is represented by 65 different countries. Bellevue College has a variety of distance learning options for the students such as online learning. Students have the opportunity to receive a variety degrees and certificates that range from a GED to a Baccalaureate degree. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits Bellevue College as a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.