Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge in public safety, emergency preparedness procedures, and of aviation or airport emergency management. Ability to work flexible hours to include respond to on-call emergencies is preferred. Handle highly confidential information, independently develop, implement and periodically review of emergency management plans is highly desired.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: PN#30342
The Emergency Management Specialist III position serves as a liaison to the Houston Emergency Operations Center during disasters, incidents, and major events. The position supports the Emergency Manager in the design, planning, and test response procedures of airport first responders and mutual aid partners in emergencies or disasters. Provides assistance to the Hobby (HOU) Division Manager of Airport Operations Communication & Emergency Management during a major incident or natural disaster event. This role assists in conducting drills and exercises for responses to such emergencies as aircraft accidents, bomb threats, active shooter, hazardous material spills, business operations interruptions, structural fire, and major natural disasters. Responsible for assisting in implementing standard operating procedures and comprehensive plans to respond to catastrophic incidents to include clear standardization, guidance, and assistance to ensure common terminology, approach, and framework for all strategic and operational planning. Provides guidance to the ICV as needed.
A Bachelor’s degree related to emergency management, emergency response, public safety, public health, criminal justice, or public administration.
Substitution: A Master’s degree related to emergency management, emergency response, public safety, public health, criminal justice, or public administration may substitute for one year of experience.
Preference: Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) issued by a State or International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM).
Five years of experience in emergency management, emergency response, public safety, public health, criminal justice, or public administration.
The Houston Airport System provides a safe and dynamic air services network that fosters economic vitality for the transportation industry and facilitates a strong level of global connectivity for diverse and growing population living throughout the greater Houston region.
George Bush Intercontinental (IAH):
• Located approximately 23 miles north of Downtown Houston
• 29 passenger airlines
• Nearly 200 non-stop destinations
• Nearly 43 million passengers in 2015
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU):
• Located approximately 7 miles south of Downtown Houston
• 5 passenger airlines
• Nearly 60 non-stop destinations
• More than 12 million passengers in 2015
Ellington Airport (EFD)/Houston Spaceport
•Located approximately 15 miles south of Downtown Houston
•Supports the operations of the U.S. military, NASA and a variety of general aviation tenants
•Home to the nation’s 10th licensed commercial spaceport
•Houston Spaceport is a focal point for aerospace innovation
The three-airport system served more than 55 million passengers in 2015, an increase of almost four percent over the 2014 record-setting mark.
Together Houston Air...ports form one of North America's largest public airport systems and position Houston as the international passenger and cargo gateway to the south central United States and a primary gateway to Latin America.