PECO Field Coordinator

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NYC Dept of Health Published: March 2, 2017


Business Title: PECO Field Coordinator, Bureau of Agency Preparedness and Response


Job ID 282854
Title Code No 51197
Title Classification Level 01
Proposed Salary Range $ 45,250.00 - $ 74,500.00 (Annual)
Work Location: 42-09 28th Street
Division/Work Unit: Agency Preparedness & Response

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYCDOHMH)'s Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response(OEPR)was created to promote DOHMH's and NYC's ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from health emergencies.OEPR coordinates agency-wide emergency preparedness planning,exercises and training,evaluation of incident response, exercise performance and coordinating with community stakeholders, city, state&federal partners on public health emergency planning and response. DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: Develop, tests and maintain protocols for establishing and operating Canvasser Assembly Points (CAPs), a named deliverable in the PECO MOU. --Pre-identify ideal locations for CAPs based on scenario-based planning. --Work with PECO Logistics Coordinator to determine space requirements for brick and mortar and outdoor spaces. --Develop, tests and maintains detailed procedures for the following processes, documented in the CAP Operations Manual including: CAP set-up and registration; Team Rostering and Deployment; Equipment distribution; Just-In time training delivery. --Develop, test and maintain relationships with partners and vendors to support to the Canvasser Assembly points, including; Security/Law Enforcement support (NYPD); Emergency Medical Services (REMSCO); Mental Health support (DOHMH rest teams)and IT Support (DOHMH DIITT). --Assist with CAP management and operations as a PECO Emergency Response Group (ERG) member during a PECO operation. --As part of the CAP model, the selected candidate will coordinate the development of a Muster Point transportation plan to move city staff and volunteers to and from designated muster points to CAP location and CAP locations to canvassing areas. --Develop, test and maintain Canvasser Muster Point and Transportation Plan to deploy all PECO canvassing staff to CAPs. --Develop, test and maintain canvassing field operations guides (e.g. canvasser job action sheets, protocols for requesting police assistance, real-time troubleshooting procedures). In addition the selected candidate should have the skills and knowledge to assist the PECO Logistics Coordinator in the development, Implementation and maintenance of PECO Equipment Cache.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Master’s degree from an accredited college in emergency management, public health, disaster management, emergency preparedness/administration, public administration, or related field and one (1) year of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following area(s): emergency preparedness planning/management, emergency medical services, fire or public safety, law enforcement, homeland security, public health, mental health, environmental/occupational health and safety or a related specialized area; or 2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two (2) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one of the areas described in “1” above; or 3. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience. However all candidates must have a minimum of one (1) year of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one of the areas described in “1” above.

Preferred Skills


The candidate should have proven experience conducting emergency preparedness planning and implementation within an Incident Command System environment. Then candidate must have exceptional communications and interpersonal skills, and be able to coordinate a large number of projects simultaneously under pressure with very tight deadlines. Candidate must have very strong writing skills and presentation skills.

Additional Information

**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES: Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as: • A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license. • Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title. • Current Resume

  • Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone) Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses. If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card. **LOAN FORGIVENESS The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements. Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:

To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to:
In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 282854. We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

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