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Emergency Management Coordinator 2

Salary: $40.20-$51.38 hourly

Location: Pierce County-Tacoma, WA

Remote Employment: Flexible/Hybrid

Closing: Continuous


  • Provide subject matter expertise to EOC responders and staff in the operations and functions of the EOC. 
  • Develop and deliver training to department staff, county departments and stakeholder who will work in the EOC. 
  • Manage, coordinate and administer emergency management programs that include: emergency operations planning, mass care, alert and warning, and resource management.
  • Work with County departments and stakeholders to provide direct customer service prior to, during and after an incident or disaster.
  • Serve as Duty Manager to support Duty Officers in emergency response activities. Serve as an EOC Manager when the Emergency Operations Center is activated. 
  • Supervise assigned personnel, including scheduling, assignments, project management, performance review, training and development, resolution of personnel issues, and recommendations for selection and disciplinary action.

To view the complete announcement and information on how to apply, click on the link below.

Full Job Posting

Thurston County is looking for an Emergency Management Coordinator

Closing Date: Open until filled

Salary: $5,492.00-$7,323.00 monthly

Full details and application can be found at

The Emergency Management Coordinator is responsible for emergency management activities, both within Thurston County government and in coordination with other agencies, the private sector, and community partners.

The primary focus of this position is public education, external affairs, mass care and human services and volunteer management.

Essential job functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading the county-wide public education program (creating brochures, social media campaigns, maintaining public education webpages, etc.) These duties require working evenings and some weekends as requested by the public.
  • Report on activities during the monthly Emergency Management Council Meeting.
  • Coordinate and staff the Disaster Assistance Council and the Faith Communities Workshops.
  • Coordinating and leading volunteer groups in accordance with the statewide Emergency Worker Program.
  • Providing training and public education presentations (ex. Faith based organizations. neighborhood fairs, school events, etc.).
  • Planning and coordinating the annual county-wide Emergency Preparedness Expo.
  • Working with internal and external partners in planning for human services (mass care, sheltering).
  • Participating on working groups to develop and implement disaster preparedness programs and events.
  • Overseeing the on-going revision and maintenance of emergency plans (ex. Emergency Support Function (ESF) 6, Mass Care, Emergency Assistance, Temporary Housing, and Human Services and ESF 15, External Affairs.
  • Coordinating plan approval processes with regulatory agencies.
  • Developing grant proposals, administering grants, overseeing vendor contracts, developing subrecipient contracts and monitoring subrecipients.
  • Serving as the County representative on local, tribal, regional and statewide teams and work groups.
  • Coordinating the Emergency Management Division’s Limited English Proficiency policy, plan and procedures.
  • Participating in disaster exercises, reviewing corrective actions and making improvements.
  • Representing the County to public and private agencies, civic groups and the media in matters pertaining to emergency management.
  • Serving in a leadership role during Thurston County Emergency Coordination Center activations.
  • This position is required to serve as the on-call Duty Officer on a rotational basis and work weekends, evenings and holidays, when assigned.

Thurston County is looking for an Emergency Management Manager

Closing Date: Open until filled

Salary: $7,093.00-$9,458.00 monthly

Full details and application can be found at

The Emergency Management Manager oversees and administers the County’s emergency management plan. Supervises the work of section staff and volunteers and serves as the principal County liaison to the Emergency Management Council and as a representative of the county to city, state, and federal agencies, civil groups, and the media in matters relating to emergency management.
Works with other departments and jurisdictions to create and maintain coordinated, local-area emergency management programs and other safety programs. Oversees grant funding research and coordination of grant applications. Assures the County’s compliance with applicable federal and state regulations for emergency management programs, grants and response. 
Washington State has developed nine Homeland Security Regions. The nine regions are divided with the same boundaries as the nine Public Health emergency preparedness regions. Thurston County is the lead agency for Region 3, which includes Thurston, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason and Pacific Counties. The Emergency Management Manager will oversee and administer this program as per regional agreements.

Lewis County Emergency Management Coordinator opening:

Closing Date: Open until filled

Starting Salary: $4,147-5,579/month (DOQ)

This position is a FLSA non-exempt position within the Lewis
County Public Works Department, Emergency Management
Division located at 351 NW North St., Chehalis, WA.

This is a highly responsible administrative position in the field of Emergency Management. Under general supervision, this position performs a variety of technical, administrative, and professional work in support of the Emergency Management Division of Lewis County Public Works. This position plans and coordinates emergency management functions for Lewis County, assists with administering the Lewis County’s
Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan; delivers emergency response training and public education activities; and performs other related duties as assigned.

New employees must successfully complete a six (6) consecutive-month probationary period prior to obtaining permanent status in this classification.


  • Associate’s degree or higher from an accredited
    college or university with a major in Emergency
    Management, Public Safety, Public Administration or
    a related field; and two (2) years of progressive work
    experience in emergency management, disaster
    planning, and business continuity.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Washington State
    Driver’s License.
  • Provide certificates of completion in FEMA courses IS
    100, IS 200, IS 700 and IS 800.
  • Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful
    performance of the duties assigned to the position.


See for complete job description and application.