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Local Emergency Site Coordinator

Date Posted:  Nov 16, 2021
Requisition ID:  282201

Cambridge City, IN, US, 47327

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


About the Indiana State Department of Health

The Indiana State Department of Health’s mission is to promote and provide essential public health services for a healthier and safer state.


Salary Information:

This position traditionally starts at an annual salary of $37,778.00 but may be commensurate with education and job experience.

About the Job:

The Local Emergency Operations Site Coordinator reports to assigned Regional Testing Supervisor and manages an assigned Testing Strike Team to be responsible for the testing operations on site. This role is field-based and will be assigned per Preparedness District (1-10) operational need.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Manage assigned Mobile Testing Unit and Team, including but not limited to testing supply inventory, testing equipment, and routine vehicle maintenance.  
  • Maintain and protect state assets as assigned; provide training to ensure proper usage.
  • Ensures team deliverys culturally competent care.  Verifies the team's tasks are completed and reported through appropriate channels.
  • Develop schedules and communicate with leadership as appropriate.  Provide input for testing plans and provide information on individual team capability and capacity.
  • Manage logistics and budget requests to maintain assigned team operations.  Ensure cohesive function of the unit and site.  
  • Develop and distribute technical guidance based on team assignments and leadership directives.
  • Support supervisor with outreach to local entities to provide services based on current priorities established by the agency.
  • Manage and respond to requests from local health departments and as identified by Epidemiology surveillance for testing and assigns teams as appropriate. 
  • Provide direction and guidance to individual testing teams in order to meet agency objectives.  Redirect and assign work on site to ensure adequate flow and safety of patients.
  • Serve as an escalation point for issues that arise.  Interpret agency directives and apply to situation to accomplish assigned tasks.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field or equivalent experience substituted (2:1) with supervisory experience.
  • 3-5 years experience in emergency operations or heathcare related field.
  • Maintain valid and current state drivers license.
  • Experience in project management.
  • Possess the ability to manage multiple programs and initiatives simultaneously.  Must be able to discern priorities and apply sound judgment.
  • Broad knowledge, understanding, and ability to apply the varied, complex and often changing and/or conflicting policies and regulations relating to emergency preparedness initiatives.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with National Incident Management System and National Response Framework.  Must complete appropriate DHS/FEMA training within six months of start date.
  • Extensive knowledge of, and ability to use, the complex and varied tools and equipment designed for information sharing.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate complex information effectively both orally and in writing.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave
  • Free Parking
  • Free LinkedIn Learning


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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