Disaster Preparedness Assistant - Grade 12

Positions in this title can be hired through NY HELPS

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Positions

This title exists in Homeland Security and Emergency Services, Div of and has approximately 18 positions.


*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series.

Salary Information for Disaster Preparedness Assistant
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Disaster Preparedness Assistant 12 $48,956 $59,757

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Job Duties

As a Disaster Preparedness Assistant, you would serve as the Office of Emergency Management's (OEM) first point of contact for all State agency liaisons in regard to incidents, emergencies or disasters. You will monitor, analyze, prioritize, and report information obtained from a wide variety of sources to federal, State and local government officials, emergency responders, agency partners, and the public on or within the State Watch Center. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, answering 24-hour emergency hotlines for various State agencies, synthesizing and prioritizing requests, distributing inquiries to appropriate agencies, and alerting responsible staff based on policies between agencies; preparing daily operational briefings; monitoring sources of information for situational awareness of incidents that may adversely impact areas of New York State; participating in the review, draft, and implementation of emergency communications plans; and monitoring, testing, and utilizing various communication systems including the E-Justice Portal, the State and National Warning System (NAWAS), the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS), and the Radiological Emergency Communications Lines (RECS).

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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26-902010

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

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To narrow your search to NY HELPS jobs, click on "For the General Public", then "Search Vacancies", and select "Yes" on the NY HELPS dropdown to narrow your search to NY HELPS jobs.

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Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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