Recovery Program Coordinator
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October 13, 2013.
Program Services 2
The Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) leads the coordination, collaboration and cooperation of Alberta?s public safety system, including all organizations involved in the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from emergencies and disasters.
We currently have an opportunity available for an enthusiastic team player to take on the challenging role of Recovery Programs Coordinator.
Within the AEMA, the Recovery Operations Unit administers financial programs related to emergency management.
1. The Disaster Recovery Program (DRP) assists with the recovery from uninsurable damage caused by an emergency or disaster event by providing financial assistance for requirements essential for day-to-day living.
2. Through the Municipal Wildfire Assistance Program (MWAP), the Recovery Programs unit reduces both the risk and loss associated with wildfires, and is designed to assist municipalities with extraordinary costs for the suppression of wildfires when they occur.
The Recovery Operations Unit also provides recovery operations subject matter expertise to communities and other emergency management personnel in the Provincial Operations Centre (POC) during periods of elevated readiness.
Reporting to the Manager, Recovery Programs, this position is responsible for the coordination and delivery of DRP and MWAP.
Key duties and responsibilities include:
- Coordinating the administration and delivery of DRP and MWAP effectively within the province of Alberta through the contracted service provider.
- Working closely with the contracted hydrologist, Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development, Alberta Agriculture, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Municipalities, and Field Officers to collect, interpret, analyze and report environmental data and other information pertaining to an event.
- Drafting responses and Action Requests regarding inquiries and complaints with respect to DRP and MWAP under tight time constraints, including the interpretation of provincial regulations and policies, and the research and analysis needed to respond.
- Developing and implementing new procedures to improve program delivery.
Success in this position requires:
- Excellent organization, time management and coordination skills.
- Excellent communication skills ? both written and verbal.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Good analytical skills and strong financial knowledge.
- Ability to deal with people who are emotionally charged and personally affected by a major emergency or disaster.
- Working knowledge of emergency management processes and related legislation and guidelines.
University Degree in a related field or 4 years directly related experience. Experience within an emergency management framework is highly desirable. Equivalencies will be considered.
$2,113.48 - $2,772.38 bi-weekly.
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to:
Human Resource Assistant
18th fl Commerce Place
10155 - 102 Street
Edmonton, AB T5J 4L4
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) -
It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
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