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Job Announcement - Regional Emergency Management Program Coordinator

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  • Elisa Harvie
    JOB ANNOUNCEMENT TEMPORARY REGIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM COORDINATOR (Highway And Arterial Operations Section) (This position is a full-time temporary
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 28, 2006






      (Highway And Arterial Operations Section)

      (This position is a full-time temporary assignment)


      VACANCIES:            One


      SALARY RANGE:     $28.00 per hour (Depending upon qualifications salary may be higher.)


      DESCRIPTION:         Under close supervision of a Senior Program Coordinator, this position will support MTC’s Regional Emergency Management Program, perform program coordination activities with staff from MTC and partner agencies, assist with the supervision and management of consultants, provide support to other staff as assigned, and perform other related duties as required.  The position has secured for funding through FY 06/07.



      QUALIFICATIONS:   Education:  Completion of a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field related to the assignment, such as civil, traffic or transportation engineering; transportation planning; public administration or emergency management; public policy or regional planning; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  A Master’s degree is desirable.


      Experience: Minimum of one year of professional experience in an appropriate field related to the assignment, such as transportation planning, emergency planning, or public administration. Additional professional work experience is desirable.  (One year of graduate work in a discipline directly related to the position may be substituted for one-year job experience).


      Knowledge of:  Principles and practices of traffic engineering, public administration, emergency planning and management, transportation program administration, project management and control.  Principles and techniques of quantitative analysis, including spreadsheets and database analysis and management.  Methods and techniques for record keeping and report preparation, writing, and public presentations.  Proper English, spelling, and grammar.  Office practices, methods and equipment, including a computer and standard office software.


      Ability to:  Perform professional functions in the specific area of assignment. Work with experienced professionals from a variety of agencies to accomplish specific objectives of the Program.  Identify problems, consider options, develop strategies, and make practical recommendations.  Prepare correspondence and reports.  Prepare and make public presentations.  Follow written and oral directions.  Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.  Carry out assignments through to completion on time with limited supervision.  Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, partner agencies, and consultants.


      ASSIGNMENTS:       Under the supervision and direction of an MTC Senior Program Coordinator, the Assistant Program Coordinator will:


      1.      Help manage and supervise a number of consultant contracts and agreements with partner agencies to ensure compliance with conditions of performance and Program requirements; develop and maintain system to record performance and payments.

      2.      Review consultant deliverables for adherence to the detailed scope of work, schedule, and budget, and provide constructive comments.

      3.      Evaluate consultant performance and make recommendations for improvement.

      4.      Work with consultants and transportation agencies to design tabletop and functional exercise to test Regional Transportation Emergency Operations Plan based on specific disaster scenario, such as major earthquake, terrorist attack, flu pandemic, etc.

      5.      Write memos and make presentations regarding the Program to various committees and technical organizations.

      6.      Assist other employees in carrying out related tasks.



      Submit completed MTC application with a resume to the Human Resources Office by 5:00 PM, Friday, March 10, 2006. 


      Applications may be downloaded from MTC’s web site, www.mtc.ca.gov.  Contact MTC at the Job Hotline, (510) 817-5818, or send email with your contact information to jobhotline@... for the announcement and application forms.  Applications not submitted on MTC forms will not be considered.  Materials and questions should be addressed to:  Human Resources Office, Metropolitan Transportation Commission, 101-8th Street, Oakland, CA 94607.  (Faxed/emailed applications will NOT be accepted.)




      ·        Transit/Parking subsidy

      ·        Direct deposit

      ·        MTC contributes towards employee’s social security benefit



      The selected candidate will be required to provide verification of his/her identity and evidence of having legal authorization to work in the United States prior to beginning employment.  The selected candidate must maintain his/her employment eligibility status and will be responsible for notifying MTC of any changes. 



      MTC conducts background checks to verify information included in the candidate’s application, resume and supplemental materials. 



      A valid California Drivers License is required, as MTC employees may be expected to operate an automobile in the performance of assigned duties. Exceptions to this policy will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis to accommodate special needs.



      The Metropolitan Transportation Commission is a non-discriminatory employer.  MTC provides all employees and applicants with an equal opportunity in every aspect of the employment experience regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical handicap, medical condition, or marital status.  This policy is implemented through an ongoing affirmative action program to ensure maximum opportunity to participate in the Commission's programs.


      The Metropolitan Transportation Commission is a regional transportation-planning agency created by the legislature pursuant to Government Code Sections 66500 et seq. to provide coordinated transportation development for the nine-county Bay.


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