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PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COORDINATOR

at Gila River Indian Community

Posted: 10/16/2020
Job Reference #: 21010-1
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Job Title: Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Closing Date: Open Until Filled
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i. e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle
Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not
be considered
Job Number: 21-010
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Department: Of?ce of Emergency Management

City: Chandler, AZLocations: 1576 S. Nelson Drive Bldg. C
Area of Interest: Emergency Management

Salary Type: DOE
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $56,957 Salary
Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes

ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS:
Incident Command Certi?cation: ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800, Continuity of
Operations (COOP) Awareness and Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP). Must be
available 24 hours/3 65 days. May be required to work evenings, weekends, rotating shifts, holidays, and will rotate as on
call duty of?cer.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
The Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator plans and organizes the Department’s response to
terrorism and other public health emergencies in coordination with other Gila River Indian Community agencies.
This position is responsible for GRIC’s Pandemic Plan and associated coordination, development and upkeep of
several emergency plans associated with public health including surveillance reporting. In addition, work with
the State of Arizona on meeting PHEP Grant capability requirements.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
0 Develop maintain and update as needed comprehensive public health emergency response plan as to include
Pandemic Plan and Emergency Support Function 6 & 8..
0 Coordinate with regional, Tribal, State and Federal partners as it relates to public health emergency
preparedness.
0 Develop assessment and evaluation strategies for public health emergency response.
0 Assist in developing and organizing tabletop exercises and ?eld exercises and preparing after action reports.
0 Provide education to tribal employees and Community members about bioterrorism and public health
emergency preparedness.
0 Perform other job related duties as assigned.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:Knowledge of communicable diseases, including their diagnosis, transmission, prevention and treatment.
Knowledge of economic, education, health and social issues of Community residents.Some knowledge of types of terror weapons and their health effects.Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to a variety of health and medical care professionals.Ability to apply computer applications and perform statistical analysis.Demonstrated ability to present reports to leadership and public audiences.Ability to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.Ability to build coalitions with other emergency planning and service providers.Ability to work after hours if needed.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Of?cials
and the general public.
0 Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position; agree to maintain a drug-free workplace.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Health Services Administration, Emergency
Management, Public or Business Administration or a closely related ?eld, and three (3) years experience in public
health which included implementation of community based health and surveillance systems, or any combination
of education, training, and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the functions of the position.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
0 Required to obtain a Tribal Operator’s permit. Valid state driver’s license with a current proof of driving
record for the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving
record must be submitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of
submission of the application.
0 Required to pass a background check.Non-Supervisory, Salaried Position
Reports to Director or designeeBENEFITS:
The Gila River Indian Community offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes, vacation, holiday,
and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability bene?ts.

Preference in filling vacancies is given to quali?ed Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, US. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving
the full and equal opportunity without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National Origin,
Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River
Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the
required documentation to the completed Employment Application.Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)

HUMAN RESOURCES WILL NOT MAKE COPIES OF APPLICATIONS OR DOCUMENTS BEING
SUBMITTED.

Visit our GRIC website and apply online:

www.gilariver.org

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