POSTED: 06/18/20


The Emergency Management Mitigation and Recovery Specialist is responsible for oversight of the mitigation activities including development and implementation of the County's mitigation strategy. This includes the integration of planning efforts with Federal and State partners to ensure federal regulations and state statutes are complied with. Ensures that the county-level Hazard Mitigation Plans are all current. Develops/organizes/conducts mitigation workshops courses, providing accurate technical assistance and guidance in all formats (i.e., verbal, written and workshop materials). Compiles and analyzes financial data to help evaluate, recommend and develop applications, plans, and project reports. Performs damage assessment and recovery efforts including submittal of appropriate documents for reimbursement from state or other agencies. Acts as the Local Emergency Planning Committee Coordinator and ensure goals of the committee are completed. Serves as point of contact for all public outreach events, manages social media accounts and acts as agency Public Information Officer as needed. Responsible for implementation and management of internal and external emergency alert system (Rave). During times of disaster or large incident response, work schedule is subject to a 12-24-hour work cycle.


Full-time, non-exempt, benefited

Working hours: 

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday


Columbia, Missouri


Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in emergency management, business administration, public administration, or other related field and one year of experience in the research, analysis, planning, and development of an emergency plan or training program for large scale disasters or civil defense operations; or an equivalent combination of related experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Must meet minimum qualifications set forth by the FBI and MSHP CJIS Security policy. NOTE: A criminal background check including a national fingerprint check through law enforcement agencies and a drug test will be conducted on all successful applicants prior to their being appointed to this position.

Starting Hourly Pay Rate: 

$18.97 - $20.15

Deadline for Application: 

Applications will be accepted until posting is removed.

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Benefit-eligible employees receive paid vacation, 13 paid holidays, enrollment in the County Employees Retirement Fund, and two matching deferred compensation plans. Other benefits include 100% County paid or low-cost employee health insurance premium options, 100% County paid employee dental premiums, subsidized dependent premiums, and County paid long-term disability and life insurance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer