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Director of Response

Company: AC Disaster Consulting
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are:We are a leading, national consulting firm that provides compassionate, full-spectrum emergency management services including planning and preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation services to the public and private sectors before, during and after a natural disaster or catastrophic event. Our mission is to provide compassionate consulting services to local, state, federal, and industry clients, active in disaster response, recovery, and preparedness. We will be on time, on target, and on budget with the services aligned to the evolving threats and hazards facing our nation.Position Summary:

  • Job Title: Director for Response
  • Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
  • Temporary/Seasonal/Regular: Regular
  • Compensation: $105,000-140,000
  • Benefits Summary
    • Health Insurance
    • Vision and Dental Insurance
    • Time off to Volunteer.
    • Paid Parental Leave
    • Short-Term Disability Insurance
    • 401(k) Account and match
    • Corporate Computer
    • Paid-Time Off (PTO): Annual Leave and Sick Leave Accruals
    • Training and Professional Development Opportunities
    • Wellness Allowance
    • Cell Phone Stipend
      • Travel/Location: Remote with up to 50% travel/deployment required. Mission of Role/Position Summary Be part of a team of knowledgeable, compassionate and helpful allies for our clients. The Director for Response is responsible for all matters of response activities and operations, The Director will be guided in all activities by ACDC's Corporate Values Platform.Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
        • Oversee the Response Division, to include all response activities, whether in the field, or supporting any related projects.
          • Maintain a clear understanding of policy developments relevant to all ACDC response and logistics projects and clients.
          • Lead the development of the Division for future growth.
          • Lead business development proposal development as needed based on subject- matter expertise.
          • Assist clients with establishing procedures for disaster response actions such as evacuating an area, opening shelters for affected populations and implementing other special needs programs that might be required for public welfare and safety.
          • Responsible for ongoing Divisional business development plans, goals, and relationships.
          • Assist all Divisions in direct client support and deliverables, as needed.
          • Attend meetings and conference calls with clients.
          • Assist in development of program and client strategies.
            • Lead and participate in deployment teams to assist clients in emergency situations and/or activations.
            • Lead and develop response team and all other assigned direct reports.
            • Serve as a project manager on assigned client projects.
            • Develop and implement strategies for training, including ICS/NIMS, along with preparedness for emergency response capabilities company wide.
            • Pursue trainings, credentials, and development opportunities.
            • Complete special projects.
            • Participate in the company's Health & Safety Committee for all matters of OSHA compliance.
              • Perform other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
                • Senior supervisory and leadership skills.
                • Advanced/senior level knowledge of the principles, practices, problems and techniques of emergency management response.
                • Strong understanding of the integration and handoff with Recovery.
                • Senior level knowledge and experience of EM standards, operations, policies and procedures such as NIMS and ICS.
                • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
                • Strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills.
                • Ability to use creative, collaborative, and consultative approaches to resolving issues.
                  • High sense of urgency, collaboration, and drive to achieve.
                  • Strong ethical leadership abilities.
                  • Strategic thinking skills and ability to turn strategy into action.
                  • Strong computer skills and proficient with Microsoft Office 365 or similar platforms.
                  • The ability to engage with personnel at all levels of employment.
                    • Strong operational and logical planning skills.
                    • Ability to work independently and collaborate with a team.
                    • High level of professionalism.
                    • Senior-level client engagement and customer service.
                    • Advanced level logistics and operations experience in an emergency response capacity. Requirements:Preferred Experience and Education:
                      • Certified Emergency Manager (CEM).
                      • 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in a managerial capacity that directly correlates to this position.
                      • Business Development experience preferred. Required Experience and Education:
                        • Bachelor's degree in emergency management or related field.
                        • Years of experience can substitute for education requirement on a year for year basis on top of the requirement.
                        • 8-10+ years' experience in Emergency Management Response and Logistics.
                        • 5+ years minimum experience of direct people leadership in a related position.
                        • 5+ years minimum experience managing complex Response projects. Physical Demands:
                          • May require sitting or standing for hours at a time.
                          • Ability to work at a computer for long periods of time if needed.
                          • Mobility around client sites necessary.
                          • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. repetitively throughout the day and as needed. Work Environment:
                            • Home Office unless required to attend meetings at a client site or deployed to a client site.
                            • Deployment may require work in austere locations and various weather conditions.
                            • All ACDC positions are remote work site positions with the home location agreed upon at time of hire.
                            • All ACDC positions require travel to client sites or for emergency activations/deployments, as requested by leadership.
                              • Health Insurance
                              • Vision and Dental Insurance
                              • Time off to Volunteer.
                              • Paid Parental Leave
                              • Short-Term Disability Insurance
                              • 401(k) Account and match
                              • Corporate Computer
                              • Paid-Time Off (PTO): Annual Leave and Sick Leave Accruals
                              • Training and Professional Development Opportunities
                              • Wellness Allowance
                              • Cell Phone Reimbursement AC Disaster Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence,---compensation,---and training.---AC Disaster Consulting---will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any protected characteristic. We use E-Verify for all candidates who are offered and accept a position with us. Please visit this link to the------and this link to view the to understand your rights in this process.

Keywords: AC Disaster Consulting, Tallahassee , Director of Response, Executive , Tallahassee, Florida

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