Logistics Planner (Emergency Management Planner)

State Of North Carolina Raleigh , NC 27611

Posted 2 months ago

Description of Work

This position works in the Logistics Operations Branch of NC Emergency Management (NCEM), which manages and stores commodities to be distributed during disaster events and also manages a portfolio of contracts for disaster response. This position assists the Logistics Operations Manager. Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Planning, assisting with project development, and training as it relates to disaster operations, logistics, and the State Emergency Operations Plan.

  • Participating on the operational logistics team during periods of emergency activation.

  • Managing and developing contracts and purchasing tools for the purpose of emergency acquisitions to support disaster operations.

  • Assisting with evaluation, coordination, and implementation of field-level logistics disaster distribution projects.

  • Performing analysis of logistics data and producing situational awareness documents to leadership during disaster response.

  • Conducting analytical and deliberative planning.

  • Effectively communicating in verbal and written forms.

  • Utilizing technical writing skills and developing policy documents.

  • Conducting public sector contracting and procurement.

This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) with State Benefits. The typical work schedule is Monday

  • Friday, 8am

  • 5pm. During activations of the State Emergency Response Team (SERT), this position will perform duties as directed by the Logistics Chief or SERT Leader. During this time, this position may be required to work overtime, overnights, weekends, and/or holidays with minimal notice.

Note to Current State Employees:

The salary grade for this position is GN11. State employees are encouraged to apply for positions of interest even if the salary grade is the same as, or lower than, their current position. If selected for this position, a new salary will be recalculated taking into consideration the quantity of relevant education and experience, funding availability, and internal equity. Based upon these factors, a pay increase MAY result.

About the Division:

The mission of NC Emergency Management (NCEM) is to enhance North Carolina's resiliency through active collaboration, communication, and coordination of efficient and effective preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation of all natural and man-made hazards and threats.

About the Section:

The primary mission of the Logistics Section is to provide the NCEM and the State Emergency Response Team with effective, efficient, and comprehensive services supporting emergency preparedness, response, and recovery operations. The function of the Logistics Operations Branch is to manage and store commodities to be distributed during disaster events and to manage a portfolio of contracts for disaster response.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities listed below, along with the Minimum Education and Experience requirements, are REQUIRED to qualify for this position. We will not review attachments in lieu of Experience and Education listed on the application. Click on this LINK for additional information.

To qualify for this position, applicants must document on the application that they possess ALL of the following:

  • Working knowledge of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS).

  • General knowledge of contracts, techniques for contract negotiation or administration, and/or requirements for contracting or procurement.

  • General knowledge of costs and limitations of transporting goods or people via air, rail, sea, and/or road.

Please Note: The selected candidate must possess and maintain a valid Class C driver's license.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of progressively responsible emergency management planning, research, analysis, community services or emergency services experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer who embraces an Employment First philosophy which consists of complying with all federal laws, state laws, and Executive Orders. We are committed to reviewing requests for reasonable accommodation at any time during the hiring process or while on the job.

DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Human Resources Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.

  • Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD-214 Member-4 Form (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) to their applications.

  • If applicants earned college credit hours but did not complete a degree program, they must attach an unofficial transcript to each application to receive credit for this education.

  • If applying for a position certified through the NC Department of Justice

  • Criminal Justice Standards Division, click this link for specific certification requirements: Correctional & Probation/Parole Officer Certification.
  • The NC Department of Public Safety must adhere to the US Department of Justice Final Rule on the "National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape." Click this link for information on hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the NC Department of Public Safety: PREA Hiring and Promotion Prohibitions.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click "Application Status." If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by management. If you are no longer under consideration, you will receive an email notification.

For technical issues with your application, please call the GovernmentJobs.com Applicant Support Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact Meredith Weatherman at 919-457-1239.

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Logistics Planner (Emergency Management Planner)

State Of North Carolina