POSITION TITLE:     Emergency Manager
DEPARTMENT:         Administration
SUPERVISOR:          Governors

GRADE:                     E5
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Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Governors, the incumbent develops, implements, and coordinates Santa Ana Pueblo emergency management programs, projects, and services to include the development of standard operation procedures (SOP) and policies and procedures for the goal of protecting human life, water, land, air, and wildlife; Serves as liaison with other federal, state, county, city, and tribal governments involved in emergency management. **NOTE: job announcement will be initially opened to Pueblo members for a period of five (5) working days.** This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.

This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • •Develops, implement, coordinate and oversee emergency management projects, programs, and activities.
  • •Periodically updates the Santa Ana Pueblo Tribal Emergency Operation Plans and business continuity plans for all emergency scenarios.
  • •Acts as a liaison with the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, the State of New Mexico Department of Health Emergency Management, Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA), Sandoval County Emergency Management, Cities of Bernalillo and Rio Rancho, and all Santa Ana Pueblo entities and all other Tribes and Jurisdictions.
  • •Develops Emergency Management standard operating procedures (SOP) and policies and procedures for the Tribal Government; Present and obtain resolutions approving all SOPs and policies and procedures and any future changes as needed; assists Pueblo entities with developing and implementing their own SOPs and policies and procedures pertaining to emergency management.
  • •Completes all trainings identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to become certified in the National Incident Management System
  • (NIMS) and to ensure individual and program compliance within NIMS.
  • •Manage grants that support the emergency management program; conducts research for available grants; writes and submits grants for approval to appropriate agencies.
  • •Manages the emergency management activities; supports law enforcement activities when requested; performs logistical functions for emergency incidents; participates in follow-up sessions for events attended; and provides quality assurance oversight for emergency management component of responses; completes Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments as needed or required.
  • •Provides collaboration with all Santa Ana Pueblo Programs, Departments, and entities in the planning, development, implementation, analysis and documentation of emergency preparedness projects; reviews and analyzes operations, prepares reports of findings, and makes recommendations including, justification for procedural or policy
  • changes; conducts emergency preparedness workshops, training, sessions, public
  • awareness activities, tabletop exercises, full scale exercise that pertain to the Pueblo
  • of Santa Ana; provides planning and management support before, during, and after an
  • incident or event; develops and facilitates emergency preparedness training.
  • •Attends, participates, and assist with local Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) exercises conducted local Emergency Services and planners.
  • •Completes required Cities Readiness Initiative (CRI) plans and attend CRI meetings as
  • needed and required in the CRI contract with the State of New Mexico and the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Cooperative Agreement (PHEP) Program; coordinates efforts with all agencies involved in the planning, exercising and response to CRI incidents.
  • •Maintains professional and technical knowledge by conducting research, attending seminars, educational workshops, classes and conferences; reviewing professional publications; establishing networks; participating in professional societies; conferring with representatives of contracting agencies and related organizations.
  • •Adheres to Pueblo of Santa Ana Tribal Government Policies and Procedures.
  • •Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Management or related field (such as public administration or public safety), and a minimum of five (7) years work experience in emergency management and 3 years supervisory experience. Must be Associate Emergency Manager (AEM) Certified; Experience with Tribal Government preferred. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation including a motor vehicle check. Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico driver’s license and be insurable under the Pueblo’s insurance.

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, and Certifications:

  • •Knowledge of traditional form of government and Pueblo customs and traditions.
  • •Knowledge of the functions and structure of Santa Ana Pueblo.
  • •Knowledge of applicable federal, state, county and local laws, regulations, and requirements.
  • •Knowledge of Principles of Emergency Management and Emergency Planning.
  • •Knowledge of Exercise Design.
  • •Knowledge of FEMA and New Mexico Department of Homeland Security protocols.
  • •Ability to interpret applicable federal, state, county and local laws, regulations, and requirements.
  • •Ability to calculate figures and amounts; ability to compute percentages and to interpret graphs.
  • •Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • •Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • •Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • •Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • •Personal computer skills necessary.
  • •Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in specific field.
  • •Ability to speak clearly and concisely both in oral and written communication. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees.
  • •Ability to interact and maintain good working relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds.
  • •Ability to exercise independent judgment.
  • •Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • •Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action.
  • •Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with co-workers at all levels.
  • •Ability to make solid decisions and exercise independent judgment.
  • •Ability to be persuasive and tactful in controversial situations.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit; and talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Be able to lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment:

Work is generally performed in both an office and outside setting with a moderate noise level. There is frequent interaction with the public and employees. Time constraints and multiple demands are common. Travel will be required for training, meetings, conferences, presentations, and other events.