Emergency Management Planner / City Policy Officer
The City of Manassas Park is accepting applications for the position of Emergency Management Planner / City Policy Officer. The essential function of the position is to assist in the day-to-day emergency management and preparedness activities for the City with the #1 current focus of assisting with the City’s response and management to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Additionally, this position assists the City Manager in formulating and implementing a wide range of policies and programs in accordance with the Governing Body’s Strategic Priorities. This position reports to the Assistant City Manager-Operations (who is the City’s Emergency Management Coordinator) for Emergency Management related priorities and the City Manager for City policy related priorities.
As EM Planner, the position plans, analyzes, and develops the City emergency plans for response, recovery, and mitigation, manages preparedness programs, directs, and coordinates activations of the City Emergency Operations Center. As City Policy Officer, the position helps the City Manager with drafting City Polices, Governing Body Agenda Memos and Packets, City Ordinances, and conducts policy research and analysis. Additionally, interested applicants should be familiar with policy and advocacy work at the local, state, and federal levels.