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Chair of Illinois Terrorism Task Force (Personal Services Contract)

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:  Jun 23, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62703-4528

Job Requisition ID:  16812

Agency:  Emergency Management Agency 
Closing Date/Time:  07/07/2022 
Salary:  $7,500.00-$11,375.00/month 

Contract: 12 months
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 

 

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Posting Identification #

16812

Position Overview

Serves as Chair of the Illinois Terrorism Task Force (ITTF) leading and directing statewide homeland security strategy and development.  Attends ITTF committee meetings, facilitating strategy discussions of priorities and information sharing between the committees.  Develops homeland security and terrorism policy and strategy recommendations for the Governor’s Homeland Security Advisor and the Director of IEMA.  Serves as a senior policy advisor to the Director of IEMA.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Attends ITTF committee meetings, facilitating strategy discussions of priorities and information sharing between the committees. 
  2. Develops homeland security and terrorism policy and strategy recommendations for the Governor's Homeland Security Advisor and the Director of IEMA. 
  3. Serves as senior policy advisor to the Director of IEMA. 

Minimum Requirements

  1. Requires a Bachelor’s degree, preferably with courses in public administration, emergency management, or homeland security.
  2. Requires five (5) years of professional experience with and knowledge of the terrorism threats relevant to the State of Illinois. 
  3. Requires five (5) years of professional experience working with strategies used to prepare for and respond to terrorism and other public safety emergencies. 
  4. Requires five (5) years of professional experience working the FBI, Illinois State Police or other public safety related entities. 
  5. Requires five (5) years of experience working with various stakeholders to develop policy recommendations.
  6. Requires five (5) years of professional management experience in homeland security, emergency management or other related public safety fields.
  7. Requires five (5) years of professional experience bringing people with disparate viewpoints together to work towards consensus.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires a crimininal history check through Illinois State Police. 
  2. Requires the ability to work a flexible schedule. 
  3. Requires the ability to obtain a Secret level or higher security clearance.
  4. Requires the ability to travel, possibly overnight. 

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.

Work Hours Per Week: 37.5 hours 
Work Location: 2200 South Dirksen Parkway Springfield, IL/ Possibility of hybrid 
Agency Contact:  

EMA.JOBS@illinois.gov
Job Function: Administration/Management