York Region

York Region Job Posting Alert: Program Manager, Emergency Training, Exercises and Public Education – Job ID J0517-0373

Organization: York Region
Job Title: Program Manager, Emergency Training, Exercises and Public Education
Job Type: Temporary Part-Time
Location: Newmarket, Ontario, Canada


Program Manager, Emergency Training, Exercises and Public Education

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Position Purpose
Reporting to the Manager, Emergency Management, responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of a comprehensive Emergency Management Program to ensure that the Region is in a state of operational readiness in the event of a natural or human-caused emergency; develops plans, updates, coordinates, and executes the policies and procedures to be adopted by the Region in the prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery phases of emergencies; plans, coordinates, implements and evaluates program delivery in accordance with Regional policies, standards and corporate objectives and applicable statute/regulatory requirements; and developing policies, procedures and quality assurance tools.

$104,216 – $122,545 annually (pro-rated based on scheduled hours). This is a non-union position within the Emergency Management Unit.

Position Title
Program Manager, Emergency Training, Exercises and Public Education

• Successful completion of a University Degree in Public Administration or related discipline with additional emergency management courses or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Minimum three (3) years directly related experiences in emergency management program implementation, including training, exercises and public education and quality assurance functions.
• Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
• Demonstrated knowledge of emergency management program development, applicable legislation and industry standards, disaster exercise initiatives and current emergency management practices.
• Understanding of the Incident Management System and Business Continuity Programs.
• Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
• Management competencies including results/achievement focus, human resources management, leadership, financial management, business planning, decision making/judgement, representation and professionalism and job knowledge.
• Demonstrated skill and ability to manage projects, analyze demographic information and prepare written reports.
• Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate programs and services in assigned program area.
• Computer literacy in a Windows environment and proficiency utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, data base and presentation software, etc.
• Leadership ability to motivate staff and foster a positive team environment.
• Ability to work outside normal business hours as required.

Scheduled Hours
17.5 per week

How to Apply
Please apply on-line by May 30, 2017, quoting competition #20805. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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