Salary $63,283.80 - $100,324.83 Annually Location Hennepin County Job Type Full-time Department Human Services and Public Health Job Number 23HSPH844MN009 Closing 1/27/2023 11:59 PM Central
The Public Health Protection area of the Human Services and Public Health (HSPH) department seeks a Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response Planning and Systems Coordinator to assure that Hennepin County Public Health maintains the highest preparedness, response, and recovery capability and capacity, through strategic planning, comprehensive program and plan assessments, and continuous quality improvement activities. This position will assure that Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response plans and procedures meet criteria-based federal and national standards of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Cities Readiness Initiative, National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Project Public Health Ready, and Public Health Accreditation Board programs.
Hennepin County Public Health is committed to advancing health and racial equity. We recognize racism is a public health crisis. We are committed to change, and to co-creating solutions with those impacted to support communities where everyone experiences optimal health and wellness. Diverse voices are critical to this mission. We encourage you to join us in this work!
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Location and hours:
This position is remote. Remote workers may be required to come on-site an average of 0 to 12 days a year for work meetings, trainings, or for any other reasons that their supervisor may deem necessary (may include additional days for onboarding and new employee training). Supervisors will provide as much advance notice as practicable. Work hours will be Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. While this position is designated as remote, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin.
New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022, to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.
About the position type:
This a full-time, benefit earning position.
This position is internally classified as a Planning Analyst, Principal.
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In this position, you will:
Manage the Public Health Department’s Emergency Response and Recovery Plan’s alignment with state and federal criteria, and national best practices through plan development, evaluation and assessment, maintenance, and revision strategies.
Conduct performance-based evaluations of Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response plans, processes, and procedures, using the CDC’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Capability criteria.
Lead Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response capacity assessments using the CDC’s Cities Readiness Initiative Operational Readiness Review, NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready, and NACCHO’s Public Health Accreditation Board standards and criteria.
Lead coordination and integration of the Public Health Department’s Emergency Response and Recovery Plan with internal and external stakeholders through facilitation of a multidisciplinary advisory committee.
Lead development, maintenance, evaluation, and operational use of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response Emergency Preparedness Staffing System workforce management database.
Lead development, maintenance, evaluation, and operational use of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response workforce notification and activation system.
Lead development, maintenance, evaluation, and operational use of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response resource management and tracking system.
Represent Hennepin County Public Health on state, metro, and county-wide committees and task forces for emergency preparedness and response.
Facilitate qualitative after-action reviews and systematically and critically develop After-Action Reports and Improvement Plans to support continuous performance improvement in accordance with the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program.
Lead the Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response Jurisdictional Risk Assessment process.
Collaborate with public health emergency preparedness and response partners (public health, healthcare, emergency management, and EMS) at the local, regional, and state level.
Need to have:
One of the following:
Bachelor's degree in any field and a minimum of two courses in research methods, analysis, statistics, project management, planning or evaluation and four years or more of relevant planning analyst experience.
Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, research methods, statistics, behavioral/social science, public health, computer science/MIS, management science, urban/city planning and three years or more of relevant planning analyst experience.
Master's degree in one of the fields listed above and two years or more of relevant planning analyst experience.
Ph.D. degree in one of the fields listed above or a field appropriate to the area of specialization.
Nice to have:
Directly relating to public health emergency preparedness, response, and recovery activities.
Providing leadership to multijurisdictional or multidisciplinary workgroups.
Conducting performance-based evaluations of plans, processes, and/or procedures, using nationally recognized standards.
Developing capability-based preparedness, response, and recovery plans.
Knowledge and practice of the FEMA National Incident Management System principles and the CDC Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities framework.
Completion of relevant FEMA NIMS courses including ICS 100, 120, 200, 700, 800, 300, and 400.
About the department: Hennepin County Public Health’s vision is for all people who live, work and play in Hennepin County to experience optimal health grounded in health and racial equity. Our department works to improve the health of all county residents by addressing the social and environmental factors that impact their health and offering programs and services that help them to be healthy. We promote physical and mental health, prevent illness and injury associated with communicable diseases and environmental conditions, and reduce chronic diseases. About Hennepin County: Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (login as Guest). Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here.
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