Emergency Services Associate

State Of West Virginia Charleston , WV 25309

Posted 3 days ago


Continuous Recruitment, Select Locations: The DOP anticipates several vacancies in the near future for this classification. This recruitment is not for a specific vacancy but to generate a pool of interested applicants. Most positions are located in Kanawha County with the occasional vacancy which travels to other areas of the state. Vacancies are with either the the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management or the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety (DMAPS). Make sure you mark in your county selection any county you would be willing to work in or commute to so you can be placed on the proper register.

Nature of Work:

Under general supervision, performs entry level work in an assigned program area of the Office of Emergency Services by assisting in the coordination of basic emergency preparedness policy, regulations and methodology with local entities. Performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is the beginning level in the series and is distinguished from the Specialist level by the assignment to limited technical areas rather that program or broad operational development and/or consultation. Problem resolution at this level is typically guided by standard procedures and/or precedents.


Training: Graduation from a standard high school or the equivalent.

Experience: One year of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience in electronics or instrument repair work such as radio and television repair, electrician, telephone lineperson, or electronic analytical automotive work.

Substitution: Completion of a recognized course of study in electronics from a vocational, technical, trade or military service school may substitute for the required experience.


Training: Graduation from a standard high school or the equivalent.

Experience: One year of full-time or equivalent part-time paid or volunteer experience in an emergency services area related to the assigned program area of the Office of Emergency Services.

Special Requirement: Must possess a valid West Virginia driver's license. Must qualify for a Nuclear Regulatory Commission License if assigned to the Radiological Maintenance Facility (RADEF) program.


Administrative Support Services


Operations and State Support Services

Radiological Maintenance Facility (RADEF)

Recovery and Local Support Services


Examples of Work:

  • Inspects, tests and repairs monitoring instruments and equipment.

  • Visits monitoring stations and community shelters throughout the State to exchange instruments and gather data.

  • Promotes local monitoring and reporting capability by assisting in the establishment of monitoring stations, encouraging the recruitment and training of monitors, and relocating existing stations, as necessary.

  • Maintains adequate records regarding inspection, maintenance, and calibration of instruments.

  • Assists in manning the State Office of Emergency Services during exercises and actual emergencies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of established practices, techniques, and procedures in testing and calibration of instruments.

  • Knowledge of basic mathematics and physical science.

  • Knowledge of basic electronic principles.

  • Ability to use electronic test equipment.

  • Ability to read and interpret schematics and circuit diagrams.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.



WV Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management

WV Department of Military Affairs & Public Safety

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