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BAUASI Community Preparedness Analyst

Recruitment: RTF0128056-01152086

Published: November 21, 2022

Contact:

Patty Wong - patty.wong@sfgov.org

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Department: Emergency Management
Job class: 1824-Principal Administrative Analyst
Salary range: $128,050.00 - $155,662.00
Role type: Permanent Exempt What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time
 

About:

Specific information regarding this recruitment process are listed below:

  1. Application Opening: Monday, November 21, 2022
  2. Application Deadline: File Immediately. This announcement may close at any time after 5:00 pm on December 9, 2022
  3. Compensation Range: $128,050 - $155,662 Annually
  4. Recruitment ID: 128057 – RTF0128056

IMPORTANT: Your application MUST include responses to the supplemental questionnaire HERE

Applicants must complete the supplemental questionnaire prior to starting the online application process.  Applicants will not be reviewed without completed supplemental questionnaire.

This is a Permanent Exempt appointment not to exceed three (3) years. However, appointees would have an opportunity to reapply for an additional term. This position is exempt from Civil Service Commission rules pursuant to the City and County of San Francisco, Charter Section 10.104, and incumbents are considered “at will” and serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.  This is a full time, 40 hours per week appointment.

The current position is located at the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management (DEM) in the Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Division.  DEM manages disaster preparation, mitigation, and response; 9-1-1 dispatch, and homeland security grant distribution for the City and County of San Francisco. DEM was created in 2006 by local legislation that reorganized the Emergency Communications Department and the Office of Emergency Services into a single agency. For more information on the Department of Emergency Management, please visit: http://www.sfdem.org/. The UASI division improves regional capacity to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from terrorist incidents and catastrophic events. UASI utilizes federal homeland security grant funds to analyze regional risks, identify capability gaps, and build a secure, prepared and resilient region. For more information on the Bay Area UASI, please visit: http://www.bayareauasi.org/

Role description

The current position is located at the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management (DEM) in the Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Division.  DEM manages disaster preparation, mitigation, and response; 9-1-1 dispatch, and homeland security grant distribution for the City and County of San Francisco. DEM was created in 2006 by local legislation that reorganized the Emergency Communications Department and the Office of Emergency Services into a single agency. For more information on the Department of Emergency Management, please visit: http://www.sfdem.org/. The UASI division improves regional capacity to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from terrorist incidents and catastrophic events. UASI utilizes federal homeland security grant funds to analyze regional risks, identify capability gaps, and build a secure, prepared and resilient region. For more information on the Bay Area UASI, please visit: http://www.bayareauasi.org/

Under the direction of the UASI Regional Training and Exercise Program Manager, the BAUASI Community Preparedness Analyst is mainly responsible for coordinating the implementation of UASI and Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program (RCPGP) investments into building readiness among community partners. Additionally, this position will serve as a training & exercise analyst within the Bay Area Training and Exercise Program (BATEP) structure.

Essential functions include:

  • Convenes and facilitates the regional Community Preparedness Focus Group in coordination with the Bay Area UASI Emergency Management Work Group.
  • Identifies & builds consensus on grant eligible priority community preparedness activities specific to each of the 14 Bay Area UASI member jurisdictions and in alignment with established investment descriptions.
  • Ensures fiscal efficiency by consolidating procurements for similar activities across member jurisdictions (i.e. CERT equipment purchases, a series of Stop the Bleed training courses in various locations, etc).
  • Informs the BATEP Integrated Preparedness Plan with stakeholder verified and prioritized training needs for enhancing community readiness with a focus on vulnerable populations.
  • With support from the BATEP Fiscal Analyst and BATEP Project Manager, procures vendors and manages the conduct of selected trainings – including issues a request for cost quotes, oversees vendor selection, coordinates a training course location, manages the roster, confirms course closeout documentation, etc.
  • Organizes, coordinates, and oversees the design, conduct, and evaluation of exercises that allow community based partners to practice emergency response procedures (i.e. CERT exercises, multi-discipline / whole community emergency response exercises).
  • Uses training data and stakeholder feedback to improve the BAUASI Community Preparedness Program.
  • Conducts community outreach and liaises with community group representatives to expand and strengthen the BAUASI community partner network.
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

How to qualify

1. Possession of a graduate degree (Master's degree or higher) from an accredited college or university, and five (5) years full-time equivalent experience performing professional-level analytical work as described in Note A; OR

2. Possession of a graduate degree (Master's degree or higher) from an accredited college or university with major college coursework as described in Note B, and four (4) years full-time equivalent experience performing professional-level analytical work as described in Note A; OR

3. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, and six (6) years full-time equivalent experience performing professional-level analytical work as described in Note A; OR

4. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with major college coursework as described in Note B, and five (5) years full-time-equivalent experience performing professional-level analytical work as described in Note A.

SUBSTITUTION: Applicants may substitute up to 2 years of the required education with additional qualifying experience in community-based organizations, emergency management, public safety, budget analysis, financial analysis and reporting, legislative/policy analysis, or contract/grant administration. One year (2000 hours) of additional qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/45 quarter units.

Notes on Qualifying Experience and Education:

A. Qualifying professional-level analytical experience must be in one or more of the following functional areas: emergency management, public safety, community-based organizations / partnerships, complex budget analysis, development and administration; complex financial/fiscal analysis and reporting; development of complex contracting systems and administration of competitive bid processes and complex contractual agreements; development and evaluation of complex management/administrative policy; complex grant administration and monitoring; complex program evaluation and planning; complex legislative analysis; complex economic analysis; or other functional areas related to the duties of positions in Class 1824, where the primary focus of the job is complex professional-level analysis for evaluation, recommendation, development and implementation of major programs and functions of department/organization. Analytical experience equivalent to the duties of Class 1823 is considered qualifying.

B. Coursework applicable to a baccalaureate or higher degree in specialized subject matter areas such as public or business administration, emergency management, public safety, community-based organizations, management, business law, contract law, public policy, urban studies, economics, statistical analysis, finance, accounting or other fields of study closely related to the essential functions of positions in Class 1824.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Proven success in establishing consensus across a diverse stakeholder group.
  • Familiarity with public safety and/or community readiness exercises.
  • Experience with training course coordination, delivery, and administration.
  • Experience working with community-based organizations, volunteer groups, and/or established community groups.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Suite (especially Excel, SharePoint, Teams, and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to perform work on multiple projects simultaneously and in a timely manner with high-quality outcomes.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for producing clear, concise, and well-organized materials that require minimal review by the Program Manager.
  • Familiarity with the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) and the Integrated Preparedness Cycle.
  • Familiarity with Homeland Security Grant Programs and the ability to manage records and data pursuant to grant guidelines.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.  

One year full-time employment is equivalent to 2,000 hours (2,000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40 hour work week). Any overtime hours that you work above 40 hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time employment.

VERIFICATION: Verification of Education and Experience: Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at https://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

What else should I know?

SELECTION PROCEDURE: The selection process will include evaluation of applications in relation to minimum requirements. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the interview. Depending on the number of applicants, the Department may establish and implement additional screening mechanisms to comparatively evaluate the qualifications of candidates.  If this becomes necessary, only those applicants whose qualifications most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited for an interview.

Notes:  Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through all of the steps in the selection procedure.

Additional Information Regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco:

HOW TO APPLY

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/CityAndCountyOfSanFrancisco1/ and begin the application process.

• Select the “I’m Interested” button and follow instructions on the screen

Applicants may be contacted by email about this recruitment and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu, @smartalerts.info, and @smartrecruiters.com).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

Exam Analyst Information: If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst Patty Wong at patty.wong@sfgov.org.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.