Emergency Management Planner I
(i.e. “NFIP Planner”)
Position Number: 60084539
Department: Dept of Public Safety
Division/Section: Emergency Management/Risk Management
Salary Range: $39,632.00 - $63,372.00 Annually
Salary Grade / Salary Grade Equivalent: 70
Competency Level: Not Applicable
Appointment Type: Permanent Full-Time
Pos. Location: Wake County, North Carolina
Opening Date: Wed. 02/18/15
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 02/27/15 5:00 PM Eastern Time
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Description of Work Benefits Supplemental Questions
This position is paid by FEMA Community Assistance Program (CAP) grant funds and the position supports the CAP by completion
of CAP grant metrics and work elements. This position assists local governments in properly managing and enforcing their
community's floodplains through the use of various floodplain management techniques with the overall objective of reducing
exposure to damage to floods. This position will monitor compliance of local government floodplain management programs through
Community Assistance Contacts and Visits while encouraging adoption of higher standards to reduce the exposure to flood
damages. This position is relied on to be the subject matter expert on coastal flood regulations, compliance and
enforcement. Employee will interpret program regulations and policies for floodplain management issues. Requires training of local
officials as well as the professionals of the community working with floodplain regulations. This position will also support the State
Emergency Response Team (SERT) when disaster or threat of disaster is present. The Emergency Operations role is a 24-hour oncall status.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program regulations and policies. Knowledge of the North Carolina Floodplain Mapping
Program. Knowledge of NC General Statutes 143-215. 51 - 143-215.61. Knowledge of community planning process and ordinance
adoption. Knowledge of the analytical planning techniques applied in the research and analysis of information pertaining to
governmental programs and operations. General knowledge of the services offered by the State and local agencies. Ability to
communicate effectively in oral ad written form. Ability to work under pressure for extended periods of time. Ability to establish and
maintain effective working relationships.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from a four-year college or university and two years of specialized emergency management planning,
research, analysis, community services or emergency services experience; or an equivalent combination of training and
Certified Floodplain Manager. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and GIS
Supplemental and Contact Information:
The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and
women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State
Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity
and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.
On line applications are only accepted through
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North
Carolina application. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Resumes will not be accepted
in lieu of the state application.
Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD Form 214, Certificate of Release, or Discharge from
Active Duty, along with your application.
During the on line application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the
bottom of Step 4 in the application process.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of
your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log into your account and click
“Application Status.”
If there are any questions specific to this posting, please contact DPS Human Resources at 919-716-3800.