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PUBLIC SERVICE ADMINISTRATOR - Option 1

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:  May 4, 2021
Location: 

Marion, IL, US, 62959-1187

Job Requisition ID:  2967

Agency:  Emergency Management Agency  
Closing Date/Time:  May 19, 2021
Salary:  $6414 -  $6994 CBA language applies
Job Type:  Full time
County:  Williamson 
Number of Vacancies:  1
Plan/BU:  RC063 

 

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 #

  2967

 

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, mitigatem respond to and recover from threats, hazards, disasters or emergenices.

 

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.

Job Responsibilities

Under adminsitrative direction of the Manager, Regional Offices administers coordinates and promotes the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) program within an assigned region; interprets and implements the policies and procedures of the IEMA; assists local government officials in developing an emergency management program within their political subdivisions; coordinates federal, state and local disaster response and recovery operations; represents the IEMA and acts on behalf of the Director in compliance of the IEMA Act and all agency programs; and supervises staff. 

(Job Responsibilities continued)

1. Assists local government in developing and improving the local emergency management programs by interpreting and explaining federal and state emergency management and disaster programs, policies and procedures; providing conceptual and technical guidance for program organization, disaster preparedness planning, disaster response and disaster recovery operations; monitoring program performance of county and municipal ESDAs accredited by IEMA; approves payment of Emergency Management Assistance claims and other grants to ESDA's complying with program requirements, i.e.; U.S. Department of Homeland Security grants for emergency preparedness programs, and interoperable communications.

2. Administers and manages an assigned IEMA regional office, organizes and maintains the regional office to ensure efficient operation. Maintains the regional office and agency vehicle for 24-hour availability. maintains personal availability for disaster response at all times except when on approved leave.

3.  Coordinates the emergency management program within an assigned region by coordinating regional training and education activities; assisting in the coordination of special program and disaster training exercises; coordinating the implementation of federal, state and local emergency management programs; consulting with agency staff including individual program managers to ensure an effective implementation of the state's emergency management program. 

4. Coordinates the federal, state and local disaster response and recovery operations within an assigned region, including coordinating the use and allocation of feeral, state and local resources; providing on-site coordination of disaster operations; monitoring public assistance projects; conducting damage assessments and inspections as part of the federal/state disaster recovery effort.

5. Serves as a working supervisor; assigns and reviews work; provides guidance and training to assigned staff; counsels staff regarding work performance; reassgns staff to meet day-to-day operating needs; establishes annual goals and objectives; approves time off; prepares and signs performance evaluations.

6. Represents the IEMA and acts on behalf of the Director in compliance with IEMA Act and all agency programs. Promotes the agency and its programs by meeting with and speaking before civic groups, providing emergency management publications, appearing on radio and television public information programs under guidance of the IEMA PIO; responds to public inquiries and represents the Director, as authorized, at various meetings and functions.

7. Performs other duties as required or assigned, which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, preferably with courses in public administration or emergency management. Requires the ability to be prepared to respond 24 hours/7 days a week in the event of any emergency; requires ability to travel throughout the state in response to emergencies. Requires three years in emergency management.

SPECIALIZED SKILLS:  Of the three years, requires one year experience working with Federal Emergency Management Agency grant programs, one year experience developing emergency response plans at the federal, state or local level; and one year experienve working with local units of government.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Work Location: 2309 West Main Marion, IL  
Agency Contact:

Nakesha Rice

Email: ema.hr@illinois.gov

Phone #:217-785-9945

Job Function:  Administration/Management  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPERATE 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 (explain how you would like to receive the paper application/bid forms)

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 Requisiton 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 Requistion 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.