This position is responsible for coordinating regional planning with the Local Health Departments for counties in PHP&R’s western region. Those counties include Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey. The position will develop all-hazards regional preparedness plans based on federal requirements, including evaluation, assist with the development of county preparedness plans for counties within the western region, coordinate and conduct collaborative meetings with regional partners, coordinate training activities, provide education and technical assistance on best practices in preparedness, support documentation needs, and write reports. This position is home based and requires regular travel to counties in the western region and occasional travel to other areas of the state. This position is subject to recall during pubic health emergencies.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES:
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they possess all of the following:
Experience in developing and writing reports, documents, and plans.
Ability to interpret federal and state policies/guidelines.
Experience conducting collaborative meetings and trainings.
Experience developing and implementing project objectives and timelines.
Ability to speak and write clearly and distinctly.
Ability to write easily understood reports and documents.
Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and three (3) years of experience in the program related to the area of assignment; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.