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HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGER 2

  • 502446
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES
  • Full-time

DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES

The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefits package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $437.50 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.

EMERGENCY PLANNING COORDINATOR

DIVISION OF PREPARDNESS

Job Location:

Address: 150 N 18th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85007  

Posting Details:

Salary: $54,000 

Grade: 21

Job Summary:

This position will function as the Emergency Planning Coordinator for the Partner Integration Section within the Bureau of Public Health Emergency Preparedness. The person will develop, update, and maintain ADHS public health preparedness plans. The person will coordinate with federal, county, state, and tribal officials on preparedness plans review and update and maintain documentation. This will include ensuring that appropriate plans are proofed, reviewed, approved, and integrated into agency plans and the Arizona State Emergency Response and Recovery Plan (SERRP) ensuring that all plans are consistent with the National Incident Management System (NIMS). The person will be responsible for documenting and submitting Federal and State preparedness and emergency management annual reports (e.g. Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP), Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), National Incident Management System Compliance Assistance Support Tool (NIMSCAST), and Operational Readiness Review (ORR)). Provide technical assistance to internal and external grant partners in support of plan development relevant to grant planning guidelines and ADHS deliverables. The person will participate in the completion of grant applications, work plans, and various reports that are time-sensitive, and ensure that work plans are implemented during planning exercises and real-world responses. Develop and review after-action reports and improvement plans to ensure the integration of relevant changes into subsequent plans. The person will participate in Emergency Operation Center (EOC) activities for ADHS scheduled exercises and real-life events, which may involve a significant role and other duties as assigned to fulfill the response needs of the organization. Other duties include participation in drills, preparedness conferences, meetings, workshops, summits, and other duties as assigned. The person will not supervise program staff. This position on occasion may be required to travel using a State Vehicle. This position reports to the Partner Integration Section Chief, an uncovered employee, and maintains a direct confidential working relationship.

Job Duties:

- Develop, update, and maintain ADHS public health preparedness plans (this includes coordination with federal, county, state, and tribal officials on preparedness plans review and updates).
- Provide technical assistance to internal and external grant partners in support of plan development relevant to grant planning guidelines and ADHS deliverables.
- Ensuring that appropriate plans are proofed, reviewed, approved, and integrated into agency plans and the Arizona State Emergency Response and Recovery Plan (SERRP) ensuring that all plans are consistent with the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
- Participate in the completion of grant applications, work plans, and various reports, and ensure that work plans are implemented during planning exercises and real-world responses.
- Develop and review after-action reports and improvement plans to ensure the integration of relevant changes into subsequent plans.
- Responsible for documenting and submitting the Federal and State preparedness and emergency management annual reports (e.g. Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP), Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), National Incident Management System Compliance Assistance Support Tool (NIMSCAST), and Operational Readiness Review (ORR).
- Participate in Emergency Operation Center (EOC) activities for ADHS scheduled exercises and real-life events.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
Technical skills in the following areas are preferred:
- Basic graphic design and layout, word processing, data analysis with spreadsheets and simple databases, experience with plan maintenance, proofreading, and tracking review and approval processes.
- The ideal candidate should possess skills in project and/or program evaluation.
- The candidate must also possess excellent team building, writing, and public speaking skills, as well as administrative skills such as providing agendas, taking minutes, and coordinating meeting arrangements.
- Performance Management (PM), and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), and Lean methodologies.

Skill in:
- Participate in Emergency Operation Center (EOC) activities for ADHS scheduled exercises and real-life events.

Ability to:
- Work on multiple projects simultaneously, keep partners informed on updates and meet deadlines.
- Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.

Selective Preference(s):

Bachelor's degree in a public health-related field and 3 years of related experience, Master's degree in a public health-related field may substitute for 2 years of experience.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).

Benefits:

The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award-winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will make a contribution to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27 week wait period for contributions to begin.

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.