Emergency Management Officer

Parkland Health and Hospital System (www.parklandcareers.com)
Defense Contracting


  Full Time   Employee

United States

Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system.  Parkland has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.


Responsible for Emergency Management operations for Community Health (COPC and off campus sites) to ensure appropriate emergency preparedness processes are in place.


-Must have a Bachelor's degree in Emergency Management, Environmental Science, or a safety-related field.
-Must be trained to the technician level in Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration (OSHA) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
-Must have certificates for the successful completion of the following Federal Emergency Management Incident Command Courses: 700, 100, 200, 300, and 400.

-Must have five years of emergency response experience in a health care or community response system (EMS/Fire/Environmental Safety/Office of Emergency Management).
-Must have two years of hazardous materials decontamination or environmental safety experience.


Skills or Special Abilities:
-Must have a high working knowledge of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear materials and response needs, competency and capabilities to include Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration (OSHA) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
-Must have high knowledge level to serve as an instructor and to develop training programs for the medical decontamination classes at Parkland.
-Must have a thorough working knowledge of Hospital Incident Command System.
-Must have a thorough working knowledge of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.
-Must have a thorough working knowledge of the State of Texas Government Code Chapter 418 and the State of Texas Disaster Response System.
-Must be able to wear and safely perform tasks in chemical protective gear as well as have a working knowledge of ionizing radiation detection equipment and dose monitoring devices to ensure radiation protection for Parkland.
-Must have excellent communication skills with all levels of staff, as well as communication skills to address the public.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

Disaster Management

To apply for this job, contact:
Mitch Tonak

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