Minimum Qualifications Current Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services employee with permanent, contingent-permanent or 55b/c service as a DHSES Program Administrator 3 and interested in reassignment; OR current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent or 55b/c status as a DHSES Program Administrator 3; OR current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent or 55b/c service in a position allocated to a Salary Grade 23 or above and eligible for transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.
NOTE: This vacancy posting is for the purposes of notifying individuals about transfer opportunities. Employees reachable on the Civil Service eligible list will be/have been canvassed and should not respond to this posting. If you are on the eligible list and not reachable, you may be eligible for transfer. You are encouraged to access GOT-IT on the Civil Service website (www.cs.ny.gov) to determine transfer eligibility or contact OGS Human Resources for your transfer options.
Minimum Qualifications Required for a 55 b/c Appointment:
If interested applying using your 55 b/c status, please provide a copy of your current 55 b/c eligibility letter along with a clear resume showing how you meet the minimum qualifications listed below. If this is not provided with your resume you will not be considered for this position.
Eight years of experience in one or more of the following areas, which must include one year of supervision of subordinate staff;
• Administration of federal, state or locally funded grant programs;
• Preparing and processing applications for disaster mitigation/recovery projects;
• Processing requests for grant project payments and performing financial reviews required for final payment;
• Damage assessment and identification of appropriate assistance funding programs;
• Review of action plans or planning, organizing and coordinating disaster recovery programs involving local, state and federal agencies.
Substitutions: Associate degree may substitute for two years of experience, a bachelor’s degree for four years, a master’s degree or juris doctorate for an additional year of experience.
Duties Description Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
• Support the Chief of Hazard Mitigation in administering FEMA mitigation programs.
• Assist in creating, updating and streamlining Mitigation Section goals, policies and procedures.
• Supervision of mitigation planning and program supervisors, temporary staff and contractual staff performing all supervisory duties as required.
• Communicate regularly with FEMA Mitigation staff to facilitate rapid solutions to ensure that program objectives are met.
• Knowledgeable and conversant in federal regulations, policy and guidance. Provide subject matter expertise and assistance to program staff and other stakeholders engaged in mitigation activities.
• Assist with establishing performance metrics and controls to measure effectiveness of internal section procedures.
• Support and staff active Disaster Assistance Centers and Federal/State Joint Field Offices and serve as a lead hazard mitigation representative.
• Travel will be required, including overnights and weekends.
• Performs other duties as required.
Additional Comments NOTE: Support of operations during times of emergency and disaster from State Emergency Operations Center (EOC), state field offices and/or local deployments may be required, which would result in a change and/or increase in working hours, locations and/or duties.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza
Notes on ApplyingPlease submit cover letter along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as listed in Specifics and indicate the Vacancy ID number for which you are applying.