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Hazard Mitigation Coordinator 38

Lansing Office of Emergency Management
815 Marshall St Lansing, MI 48912 US
Salary Range
$ 57,428-$ 85,779
Open 05/07/2021 1:00 PM to 05/14/2021 11:30 PM
Job Description

The City of Lansing, MI is hiring a full Time Hazard Mitigation Coordinator.

The position is housed in the City of Lansing Office of Emergency Management

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinates City’s hazard mitigation program which includes coordinating mandated updates to the Hazard Mitigation Plan, working with the State of Michigan and FEMA to obtain approval of the plan in accordance with federal regulations; facilitating the identification and implementation of hazard mitigation projects and advising City officials on proper floodplain management in accordance with federal regulations.
  • Develops budgets and funding strategies for hazard mitigation projects; securing funding through grants, partnerships, donations, assessments, and other public and private sources; including negotiation of agreements and funding commitments from potential partners, writing letters, reports, proposals and grant applications to agencies and foundations, and overseeing the progress of fund development.
  • Researches and analyzes hazards, compiles reports, emergency plans, and procedures based on this analysis and advises city officials regarding hazard mitigation measures.
  • Educates City personnel and residents regarding hazards and risk by creating educational strategies, developing outreach materials and infographics; seeking outreach opportunities; creating and giving informative presentations; developing and implementing media and social media campaigns; and building and maintaining relationships with key businesses, organizations, individuals, and government officials.
  • Oversees volunteer programs including development of program objectives, and provides work direction of volunteers, developing training programs, coordinating training, developing and implementing recognition, communication and engagement programs, and other activities necessary to assist in guiding a successful volunteer program.

Qualifications for this position consist of:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Emergency Management, Community Planning, or related field AND
  • Three (3) years of Emergency Management or Floodplain Management experience; OR
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Preferred Skills
  • Possession of a Professional Emergency Manager (PEM) certification with the State of Michigan is preferred but not required
  • Possession of a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certification through the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) is preferred but not required

Pay Range: $27.61/hour - $41.24/hour

This is a permanent, budget-funded position with full benefits under the Teamsters Local 243 contract.

Application Deadline: 05/14/2021 11:30 PM
How to Apply: Click Here to Apply