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D7 Local Emergency Site Coordinator

Date Posted:  Jul 8, 2021
Requisition ID:  222561

Terre Haute, IN, US, 47801

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.



This position traditionally starts at an annual salary of $37,778.  Salary for this position 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:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field or equivalent experience substituted (2:1) with supervisory experience.
  • 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.


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role. 

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Establishes program goals, priorities and methodology;
  • Broad knowledge of an entire program area;
  • Extensive knowledge of all source materials and references including federal and state laws governing the programs;
  • Working knowledge of the organization of the agency and of state and federal agencies dealing with the programs;
  • Working knowledge of accounting and budget principles;
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, interpret and correlate technical material and make recommendations on implementation in current programs;
  • Ability to develop and implement new principles and policies and discern potential implications;
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing;
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with federal and state agencies.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.


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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