Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Drinking Water Services

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Deadline to Apply:

Sunday, August 18, 2019, 12:00am

Address:

Portland, OR
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Overview:

What will you do?

As the Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, you will represent Drinking Water Services on the Public Health Division Incident Management Team by attending coordination meetings and training and serving on the team during significant public health incidents. You will work with public water system operators in updating their risk assessments and emergency response plans and participate in statewide table-top exercises or other training and coordination activities. You will keep internal process and procedures updated and ensure staff are trained as appropriate. In addition, you will perform outreach and coordination activities with local, state, and federal emergency response partners.  Working directly with public water systems half-time, you will evaluate facilities and operational performance of major and complex water supply systems; assess the public water system’s technical, managerial, and financial capacity to produce safe drinking water; investigate and characterize the public health impact of contaminants affecting public water systems; and perform other related environmental problems.

What's in it for you?
You will work with a team of public health professionals who are passionate about the work they do to keep drinking water safe for Oregonians. Are you a registered Professional Environmental Health Specialist or registered as an Environmental Health Specialist-In-Training or able to become one in 6 months? Do you have experience working with public water systems and drinking water regulations? If so, we want to connect with you!
 
What are we looking for?

Three years of experience in environmental health specializing in drinking water quality. At least one year of the experience must be at a technical or professional level performing activities in a natural resource program such as researching and analyzing data, conducting investigations, applying pertinent laws and regulations, or coordinating and monitoring project activities; AND a bachelor's degree in environmental health, or three additional years of related drinking water quality experience.
Applicants must be registered or eligible to become registered as a Professional Environmental Health Specialist and maintain current registration for pay option D; OR registered as an Environmental Health Specialist-In-Training or able to do so within 6 months and be able to obtain registration as a Professional Environmental Health Specialist in Oregon within 2 years for pay option A.
Oregon Driver’s License required as occasional overnight travel is required.
Experience working with drinking water systems, drinking water regulations, and emergency preparedness and response.
Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment

How to Apply

To apply for this position, follow the link below and complete the online application and all supplemental questions:

https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Portland--Oregon-Street---OH...

 

Contact Information

Cyndi Phipps-Roman

503-945-6377

How to Apply:

How to Apply

To apply for this position, follow the link below and complete the online application and all supplemental questions:

https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Portland--Oregon-Street---OH...

 

Contact Information

Cyndi Phipps-Roman

503-945-6377