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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:$60,662 - Salary
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Wayne County is seeking an Emergency Preparedness Administrator for its Wellness Division Emergency Preparedness Program of the Wayne County Department of Health, Veterans and Community Wellness.

Job Description

Reporting to the Acting Health Officer, the Emergency Preparedness Administrator for the Wellness Division Emergency Preparedness Program is responsible for the overall development and implementation of the Wayne County Department of Health, Veterans and Community Wellness (HVCW) emergency response plan.  Duties include, planning and implementing the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) and Cities Readiness Initiative (CRI) program work and supervising and providing oversight to the staff who work in the Emergency Preparedness and CRI programs. Working independently, the Emergency Preparedness Administrator is responsible for the development, implementation, oversight, evaluation and regular review of  all emergency preparedness response plans; collaboration with other departments and agencies (local, state, and federal); the development of a training plan and facilitating training of the Wellness Division staff. The Emergency Preparedness Administrator will act within the framework of established national, state and local laws, codes, rules and guidelines including health department policies and objectives.


  • A Master's degree in Public Health, Emergency Preparedness, Bio-defense, Health Administration, Biology, Epidemiology, Microbiology, Nursing or a related field from a recognized college or university; AND
  • At least four (4) years of full time paid experience working in public health and developing public health, or emergency preparedness policies, procedures, and protocols; AND
  • A valid State of Michigan driver's license and an acceptable safe driving record. (INDICATE MICHIGAN DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER ON FRONT OF APPLICATION).


NOTE: Applicants must describe their experience and training in sufficient detail to allow evaluation of their acceptability under the above qualifications.  Failure to do so will result in a rejection of their application.


At the time of application, candidates must have FEMA Incident Command System (ICS) training certificates; ICS 700, 800, 100, 200 and within 90 days of hire, employee must successfully complete and receive training certificates for ICS 300 & 400.

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