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DISASTER SERVICES PLANNER

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Nov 19, 2021
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60607

Job Requisition ID:  6193

Agency:  Emergency Management Agency  
Closing Date/Time:  12/06/2021 
Salary:  $5,047.00-$7,530.00/month 
Job Type:  Hourly Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #

6193 

Position Overview

Under general direction of the Regional Coordinator, performs various strategic, operational and tactical planning, training and damage assessment functions within the Region/State to support local jurisdictions and government entities. Activities may be concentrated in preparedness, response and recovery. Travel to locations throughout the state may be necessary to complete tasks associated with this position.

 

Job Responsibilities

  1. Conducts training within the City of Chicago/Cook County/Region/State on damage assessment and debris management functions at the local level. 
  2. Conducts training within the City of Chicago/Cook County/Region/State on what the administrative rule requirements are for a long term recovery plan. 
  3. Serves as the primary point of contact for the City of Chicago. 
  4. Post incident/disaster information on maps, charts or on-line information sharing platforms. 

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of four (4) years of college, preferably with coursework in, planning, business, or public administration. 
  2. Requires two (2) years of professional experience in various planning areas, such as regional, urban or management planning. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires working knowledge of the manner in which state and local governments function.
  • Requires working knowledge of basic statistical methods, graphics and report preparation.
  • Requires ability to define disaster planning related needs and problems and formulate applicable recommendations.
  • Requires ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with staff personnel, professional planners, and various local, state and federal agency representatives.
  • Requires ability to review, analyze and relate complex and abstract information and prepare comprehensive, clearly and concisely written planning reports.
  • Requires ability to make effective oral presentations, and foster cooperative working relationships among diverse interests and agencies.
  • Desires Emergency Management course work or 24-48 months in an emergency management position, Illinois Professional Emergency Managers Accreditation (IPEM), Associate Emergency Manager (AEM) or Certified Emergency Manager (CEM). 

 

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires a criminal history check through Illinois State Police. 
  2. Requires ability to travel. 

Work Hours:  8:00 am - 4:30 pm  
Work Location: 1411 W Madison St #4, Chicago, IL 60607  
Agency Contact:

Clara Schmidt

Email: ema.hr@illinois.gov

Phone #:217-524-0888

Job Function:  Sciences and Natural Resources  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: ema.hr@illinois.gov

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Agency Marketing Statement:
Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of others?  The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is a team of emergency management professionals who support local communities by providing experience, perspective and resources to help residents prepare for, mitigate, respond to and recover from threats, hazards, disasters or emergencies. IEMA is the lead agency for disasters and emergencies statewide and plays a key role in protecting the health, life and safety of all Illinoisans.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago