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Employment Opportunities

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.

The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in emergency management or upper-level interagency coordination.  Beyond the Tier II reporting, opportunities may include participation in any Emergency Operations Center (EOC) activations, as well as participation in drills and exercises.

Essential Functions

Under the direction of the Health and Medical Planning Coordinator, the Tier II Intern is responsible for supporting a range of preparedness activities including, but not limited to the following:

  • Gaining subject matter expertise in the area of environmental safety, hazardous materials, and Tier II reporting.
  • Developing and maintaining information on hazardous materials emergency preparedness and response in Philadelphia;
  • Writing, maintaining, and updating assigned elements of plans and policy documents related to emergency management’s hazardous material program;
  • Developing and maintaining partnerships with a variety of stakeholders from local, state and federal government as well as community-based organizations, non-profit organizations and private entities; and
  • Performing other work as required.

To learn more or apply, please visit the city’s SmartRecruiter page.

 

Finance and Administration Project Coordinator

Under the direction of the Finance and Administration Program Manager, the selected applicant will be responsible for developing Contracts, Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), and other mechanisms to help operationalize regional planning for and response to catastrophic events. This position is funded under the Department of Homeland Security Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program (RCPGP) for a three-year term, with continuation dependent on funding availability.
To learn more or apply, please visit the city’s SmartRecruiter page.

 

Logistics Planning Coordinator

The Logistics Planning Coordinator will be responsible for the development of a suite of plans and guides to support city and region-wide logistics operations. Areas of focus include resource requests and mutual aid, emergency procurement, commodity points of distribution, resource staging, resource management, logistics center, the development and maintenance of available resource databases, and other vital areas. This position is funded under the Department of Homeland Security Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program (RCPGP) for a three-year term, with continuation dependent on funding availability.
To learn more or apply, please visit the city’s SmartRecruiter page.


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