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Employment Opportunities

Regional Integration Center Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION

OEM is seeking a Regional Integration Center (RIC) Coordinator to ensure the City of Philadelphia and regional partners maintain a high state of operational readiness through coordination, communication, and vigilance. Candidates for this position should possess a strong desire to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced, professional public safety environment, and a willingness to serve the public in the sixth largest city in the nation.

To ensure the overall readiness of the City and OEM, the Regional Integration Center Coordinator will be required to work during non-business hours on rotating shifts. This includes 12-hour shifts, on a rotational schedule that includes nights, weekends, and holidays.  Successful candidates must be City residents within six months of hire. OEM staff also periodically work during non-scheduled hours for extended periods of time as needed in a field environment and during activations of Philadelphia’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit the City’s Smartrecruiters page.

 

Logistics Program Coordinator

To ensure the overall readiness of the City, the Logistics Coordinator will assist in ensuring that all OEM managed equipment, supplies, facilities, and vehicles remain in a constant state of operational readiness. This entails that all resources are used and maintained in accordance with the guidance of its funding source and that policies and procedures are developed, trained, and followed. Another component of the position will be to assist in facilitating intra-city resource sharing and coordination. Additionally, the individual will assist in the development and testing of a suite of plans to support city-wide logistics operations.

Essential Functions

Under the direction of the Logistics Program Manager, the Logistics Coordinator is responsible for a range of administrative and physical activities including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Develop and maintain citywide logistics and resource management plans.
  • Collaborate with various partner agencies to develop and maintain a suite of plans and procedures including but not limited to: logistics and EOC interface, mutual aid, emergency procurement, resource staging, field logistics support, maintenance of available resource databases, and receiving and distribution operations.
  • Ensure that inventory and maintenance best practices are employed for all assets within their purview to include regular systems checks and audits.
  • Develop, train, and exemplify safe practices in the use of resources.
  • Build and strengthen partnerships with a variety of stakeholders from local, state, and federal government as well as community-based organizations, non-profit organizations, and private entities.
  • Expansion and development of public sector / private sector relationships.
  • Successful completion of required courses to gain working knowledge of general emergency planning procedures and best practices, familiarization with primary stakeholders, and other fundamentals of the practice of emergency management.
  • Conducting special projects and performing other work as required.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit the City’s Smartrecruiters page.

 

Logistics Planning Coordinator

To ensure the overall readiness of the City and Region, the Logistics Planner will be responsible for the development of a suite of plans and guides to support city and region-wide logistics operations. Examples of potential projects include, but are not limited to resource requests and mutual aid, emergency procurement, community points of distribution, resource staging, development, and maintenance of available resource databases, among other vital areas.

Essential Functions

Under the direction of the Logistics Program Manager, the Logistics Planner is responsible for a range of administrative and physical activities including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Manage all aspects of the plan development process from design to implementation for citywide and regional logistics plans.
  • Collaborate with various partner agencies to develop and maintain a suite of plans and procedures including but not limited to resource requests and mutual aid, emergency procurement, community points of distribution, resource staging, development, and maintenance of available resource databases.
  • Build and strengthen relationships with a variety of stakeholders from local, regional, state, and federal government as well as community-based organizations, non-profit organizations, and private entities.
  • Regional advancements on formalized Memorandum of Understandings/Agreements with government partners.
  • Expansion and development of public sector / private sector relationships.
  • Successful completion of required courses to gain a working knowledge of general emergency planning procedures and best practices, familiarization with primary stakeholders, and other fundamentals of the practice of emergency management.
  • Conducting special projects and performing other work as required.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit the City’s Smartrecruiters page. 

 

Hazard Planning Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION

OEM is seeking a Hazard Planning Coordinator to support citywide, hazard-based emergency planning including but not limited to hazard mitigation planning, winter weather planning, severe weather planning and other related plans in the Infrastructure Program’s planning portfolio.  Candidates should possess a strong desire to work in a team-oriented, fast paced, flexible, professional public safety environment, and a willingness to serve the public in the sixth largest city in the nation. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, inquisitive, and adept at working with diverse groups.

Main lines of effort will include the following:

  • Writing and updating citywide plans in the Infrastructure Program’s planning portfolio including the City’s Hazard Mitigation Plan, Severe Weather Plans, and other hazard-based plans.
  • Developing and fostering day-to-day relationships with partner agencies including City, State and Federal entities, community organizations, nonprofits, and private-sector partners.
  • Supporting implementation of plans through partner education and trainings, partner coordination, and identification of funding opportunities.
  • Participation in incident responses as an emergency responder.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit the City’s Smartrecruiters page. 

 

 

Emergency Management Liaison Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION

The OEM mission in a 24/7/365 commitment. Mitigating, Preparing, Responding, and Recovering for planned and unplanned events requires around-the-clock dedication. The Emergency Management Liaison Officer’s (EMLO) role is to fill the OEM mission on behalf of OEM subject matter experts and to ensure that OEM is meeting the enduring needs of our partners. Specifically, the candidate will work with many different entities from governmental and non-governmental organizations.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit the City’s Smartrecruiters page. 

 

Public Health Operations Support Worker

JOB DESCRIPTION

Multiple positions will be filled from this posting. A Public Health Operations Support Worker with OEM will perform many critical tasks that require a hands-on solution. Operations Support Workers will operate equipment, manage supply caches, deliver goods, clean equipment, and conduct various field services like set-up and clean-up. Work locations may include vaccine or testing clinics, isolation and quarantine sites, the Medical Examiner’s Office, the Disaster Logistics Site, or transporting people and things in the field. At times, the role may be public facing by providing directions or answering general questions.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit the City’s Smartrecruiters page. 

 

Public Health Logistics Lead

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Public Health Logistics Lead will manage a range of functions and team members with assigned focused areas to ensure the effective provision of facilities, equipment, materials, personnel, and other resources for public health preparedness and operations. This management role will ensure daily tasks are completed and integrated across all public health functions and will also work in a strategic way to best position the program for a high level of availability. The Logistics Lead will liaise and negotiate with many external stakeholders to accomplish joint goals. The focus will be the strategic implementation of resource support and will at times require hands-on intervention to problem solve. Work locations may include the Disaster Logistics Site, vaccine or testing clinics, isolation and quarantine sites, the Medical Examiner’s Office, or transporting people and things in the field.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit the City’s Smartrecruiters page. 

Public Health Planning Lead

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Public Health Planning Lead will help manage and coordinate the Office of Emergency Management’s COVID-19 planning and response operations.  This position, under the supervision of the Public Health Preparedness Program Manager, will be responsible for performing several tasks related to current COVID operations as well as future pandemic planning for the City of Philadelphia.

The Planning Lead will be based out of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and will be required to be in-person to assist with emails, phone calls, and additional coordination efforts.  This position will have an overall situational awareness on COVID patterns and trends locally and nationally and will work closely with partners to support, plan for, and carry out COVID operations.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit the City’s Smartrecruiters page. 

Public Health Preparedness Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Public Health Preparedness Manager will manage and coordinate the Office of Emergency Management’s COVID-19 planning and response operations. This position, under the supervision of the Deputy Director, will be responsible for supervising COVID-19 EOC operations, coordinating with OEM staff and partner agencies on active COVID-19 operations, and participating in any future pandemic planning efforts for the City of Philadelphia.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit the City’s Smartrecruiters page. 

Public Health Facilities & Event Lead

JOB DESCRIPTION

A Public Health Facilities & Event Lead with OEM will fill many critical roles that require a hands-on solution. This role will serve as the primary assessor of temporary facilities and as relationship manager with owner/operators and with City administrative departments. Work locations may include vaccine or testing clinics, isolation and quarantine sites, the Medical Examiner’s Office, the Disaster Logistics Site, or transporting people and things in the field.

The Facilities & Event Lead will conduct day-to-day operations of research and evaluation of locations across the city. Activities may include contacting facility owners and operators, conducting inspections or feasibility tours, tending to site agreements, facilitating correspondence between site owners and the city, scheduling and arranging events at sites, managing a database of potential facilities and conducting event support operations with the Office’s logistics team. This position will work closely with external stakeholders as well as the City’s Department of Public Health, Law Department, Office of Risk Management, and Recovery Office.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit the City’s Smartrecruiters page. 

Public Health Operations Team Lead

JOB DESCRIPTION

Multiple positions will be filled from this posting. A Public Health Operations Team Lead with OEM will lead a small team in performing many critical tasks that require a hands-on solution. Work locations may include vaccine or testing clinics, isolation and quarantine sites, the Medical Examiner’s Office, the Disaster Logistics Site, or transporting people and things in the field.

Team Leads will oversee the tasks of a small team in setting up, operating, and tearing down various public health operations. Tasks will also include necessary organizational activities such as maintenance, inventory management, and fleet services. At times, the role may be public facing by providing directions or answering general questions. The job requires a highly motivated, organized, and team-oriented individual who can lift, lower, and slide up to 70 pounds. Candidates with commercial driver’s licenses, forklift certification, experience performing parcel delivery, working in a warehouse, or setting up and tearing down temporary sites are highly desired.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit the City’s Smartrecruiters page. 

Tier II Internship

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Emergency Management Tier II Intern will assist in the collection and management of fees from companies throughout the city who are required under federal law to submit reports on chemical storage. This includes preparing and sending invoices, collecting, and depositing payments, and tracking companies who are delinquent in their reporting requirements. Additionally, the intern will attend the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) meetings and assist the Health and Medical Planning Coordinator accordingly.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit the City’s Smartrecruiters page. 

 

 

 


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