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Assistant Coord - Reg HC Preparedness

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 94514
Job Family: Protective Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Variable schedule based on the needs of the department.
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 47331020231713-Medical Services


Job Summary

Performs professional and administrative work in planning, organizing, and directing the development, coordination and operations of the Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness program. Performs coordination for and support of activities related to the upkeep, maintenance, and functionality of all Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness Coalition (MHPC) disaster response program vehicles and equipment. Ensure proper fleet maintenance programs to all assets and vehicles. Maintain a working knowledge of all vehicles and equipment related to the State Medical Response System. Must be available to operate non-CDL required vehicles as needed and on short notice.

Essential Functions

  • Fosters cooperation between the MHPC and internal and external agencies involved in disaster preparedness and response.
  • Manages several complex initiatives in collaboration with the Coalition stakeholders.
  • Functions as the point of contact for deployment of disaster equipment and supplies.
  • Develops, maintains and analyzes regional disaster planning data.
  • Assists in maintenance of the Regional Response Plan.
  • Assists in preparation of monthly disaster grant expenditure reports to be submitted to the state.
  • Operates as the MHPC SMAT Team Leader during disasters.
  • Assists in the development and coordination of the regional State Medical Assistance Team.
  • Ensures proper fleet maintenance programs to all assets and vehicles.
  • Operates vehicles in all types of weather.
  • Maintains disaster response equipment and vehicles in deployment readiness state.
  • Maintains assets in the inventory system according to policy.
  • Maintains a safe and secure environment.
  • Develops, edits, organizes, formats and distributes training materials/courses and other required correspondence as needed.


Physical Requirements
Works in both office and field setting. Requires ability to move about the medical center complex and warehouse. Requires ability to function independently in an around disaster response vehicles and equipment. Requires ability to lift, move and mobilize heavy disaster response supplies and equipment. Frequent local and regional travel. Must have own dependable transportation. Ability to attend meetings as necessary, to include occasional weekends and evenings.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Bachelor’s Degree in public administration with 4 years of relevant work experience (emergency management, project administration, disaster management) required  or 10 years relevant work experience required. Demonstrated leadership in the development and administration of diverse, long-range projects requiring coordination over a geographic region involving multiple agencies. Knowledge of principles and practices of emergency management, grant administration, and project management for local, state, and federal projects. Knowledge of trends and current developments in the field of emergency management and healthcare emergency response planning. Possess good organizational skills and be self-directed in undertaking daily activities and establishing goals. Ability to clearly express ideas verbally and in writing. Ability to provide leadership to staff, program participants and community members. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels including, federal, state and local.