Communications and Outreach Branch Director (also known as an Emergency
Management Operations Administrator), under the direction of the
Operations Section Chief, will lead the Office of Emergency Management's
(OEM) public information, public education, and public engagement
efforts. The Director will serve as OEM's point of contact for public
and media information, including social media. The incumbent will
coordinate with the City's Communications Department in enterprise-wide
crisis communications and will manage OEM's warning and notifications
systems. In doing so, the Director will support OEM's efforts to lead
all city-wide preparation for and execution of emergency management
operations and/or continuity of operations activities, including those
for planned events.
The Communications & Outreach Branch Director (COBD) generally works normal business hours in an office environment, as assigned. However, the incumbent may be assigned flexible work hours that include nights/weekends to meet with neighborhood associations and other organizations.
This position is grant-funded with funding secured through June 2019; renewal of the grant will be sought.
|Job Duties and Responsibilities:|
Working Conditions: Normal Office Setting
|Education: Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Public Affairs, Emergency Management or a closely related field or equivalent.|
Experience: Five years of experience performing similar duties in the public or private sector.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be considered.
Cultural competency: Ability to relate and work effectively with people from diverse cultural, economic and ethnic backgrounds.
Resume: You must submit your resume in order to be considered for this position. Without it, your application will be deemed as incomplete and may not be given further consideration.
Selection Process: The selection process will consist of one or more of the following steps: a rating of Training and Experience based on the contents of submitted application materials, behavior-based interviews, and/or a work-simulated presentation (100%). Information gathered from each step will be used to determine which candidates will proceed in the selection process. A submitted application is also used to verify the answers to any supplemental questions. Only those candidates who attain a passing score (70%) on each step in the selection process will be placed on the eligible list. The City of Minneapolis Human Resources Department reserves the right to limit the number of participating candidates in any phase of the selection process.
Background Check: The City has determined that a criminal background check and/or qualifications check may be necessary for certain positions with this job title. Applicants may be required to sign an informed consent form allowing the City to obtain their criminal history and/or verify their qualifications in connection with the position sought. Applicants who do not sign the informed consent form will not be further considered for the position.
Union Representation: This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement between the City of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Professional Employees Association (MPEA).
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
City of Minneapolis - Communications and Outreach Branch Director
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