Emergency Management Program Coordinator (Contingent)

CHLOETA is a dynamic incident management firm that conducts and plans operations nationwide for a variety of public and private sector clients. 

Emergency Management Program Coordinator

Chloeta is recruiting one (1) experienced individual to serve as the Emergency Management Program Coordinator in support of the Rhode Island Army National Guard (RIARNG).

Applicants are required to demonstrate prior completion of Incident Command System (ICS) training, including the following FEMA courses: 

  • IS-100.b Incident Command System
  • IS-200.b ICS for Single Resources
  • IS-700.a National Incident Management System (NIMS)
  • IS-800.b National Response Framework (NRF)
  • ICS-300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
  • ICS-400 Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff 

Additional desired training that is recommended, but not required, includes:
  • U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) O-305 All-Hazard Incident Management Team (AHIMT)
  • AHIMT Position Specific Courses
  • National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) training and qualifications 

A Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Management is preferred. 

Prior verifiable experience working in a related leadership position for government agencies in a responder capacity (Fire-Rescue, EMS, Law Enforcement, Public Health, Emergency Management or equivalent) during incident responses is required. Must have strong incident management skills, including practical application of appropriate ICS protocols to ensure effective utilization of personnel and equipment resources.

  • Implementation, synchronization, integration and sustainment of an Emergency Management (EM) program at the state/territory/district level Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ) and subordinate ARNG installations/facilities within designated RI JFHQ area of responsibility.
  • Manage, develop implement and monitor a comprehensive RIARNG EM program.
  • Develop and maintain the RI JFHQ all hazard/all threat emergency response plans. Coordinate with local, state, tribal and federal agency emergency managers to ensure EM plans are mutually supporting and properly integrated.
  • Advise and assist in the organization of command and staff relationships with regards to EM. Assist in the establishment of a functional state Emergency Management Working Group (EMWG).
  • Function as a member of EMWG.
  • Responsible for all ARNG emergency planning, coordination and integration within the Rhode Island National Guard area of responsibility.
  • Develop and Disseminate EM plans, supplemental guidance and mandatory standards for protecting ARNG installations/facilities, activities and operations related to, preparing for, mitigating the potential effects of, preventing, responding to and recovering from all multi-agency and/or multi-jurisdictional emergencies on or impacting ARNG installations and facilities.
  • Provide planning guidance and assistance to installations/facilities within the state to assist in establishing an all-hazards risk management program.
  • Assist installations/facilities to develop risk and vulnerability assessments as it relates to specific hazards within Rhode Island.
  • Serves as the Rhode Island National Guard’s subject matter expert for senior commander’s/TAG’s with regards to their specific responsibilities related to Emergency Management, IAW AR 525-27 and DA PAM 525-27 and DA and ARNG EM policy and guidance.
  • Assist state and subordinate installations and facilities to establish a training and exercise program for all hazards emergency management and response to comply with ARNG policy/guidance. Develops and exercises EM warning systems and response drills.
  • Assist and track installation EM training requirements.
  • In coordination with state and subordinate installations, establish a community awareness program to ensure guidance on individual and family emergency preparedness.
  • Advise and assist in developing a data call process within state to identify EM supporting requirements to include training and exercise support and sustainment of specialized equipment (if issued).
  • Periodically assess installation emergency response capabilities throughout the state.
  • Prepare and maintain contingency plans for the mediation, mitigation, alert, and response, recovery of all hazards/threats or events.
  • Assist with coordination between ARNG and federal, state, local, tribal, and Military law enforcement, emergency managers/officials to develop, update and support the state’s EM plans.
  • When required, develop and coordinate Memoranda of Agreement/Memoranda of Understanding between the RING and federal, state, local, tribal law enforcement and emergency services to support ARNG installations/facilities.
  • Develop and Coordinate conducting, publishing and dissemination of annual state/territory/district/region specific EM exercises/assessments and assist subordinate elements in conducting localized EM exercises/assessments.
  • Assist with state compliance with EM training requirements set forth by DA andARNG. Consolidate and provide training updates for all ARNG personnel, civilians and family members. Ensure EM training is incorporated into unit training plans and pre-mobilization training and exercises.
  • Synchronize and integrate the RING community awareness program into emergency planning, preparation and training.
  • Establish working relationship with the state’s Family Readiness Group (FRGs) to assist in implementing the Ready Guard program.
  • Conduct quarterly EM reporting requirements for subordinate installations, facilities and sites.
  • Conduct annual EM program reviews and evaluations of subordinate EM programs.
  • Advise and assist in EM resource management and ensure EM funding requirements are identified prior to and during the Memorandum cycle.
  • Advise and assist with the state’s installation status report service 604 entries to ensure the RIARNG properly identifies levels of readiness.
  • Advise and assist in the maintenance of State EM program products on the ARNG GKO portal
  • Provide subject matter expertise to the state’s ARNG Commanders and members of EMWG/Protections Working Group.
  • Assist the Management Decision Evaluation Package Visibility Installation Protection Program fund manager to ensure IEM funding requirements are identified prior to and during the Program Objective Memorandum cycle.
  • The contractor may be required to perform services on these days:
(1) New Year’s Day: January 1st
(2) Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday
(3) President’s Day
(4) Memorial Day
(5) Independence Day: July 4th
(6) Labor Day
(7) Columbus Day
(8) Veteran’s Day: November 11th
(9) Thanksgiving Day
(10) Christmas Day: December 25th
  • This position is authorized to travel with prior authorization.

Duty Location
  • Providence, RI

  • Represent Chloeta professionally at times 

Security Clearance
  • Public Trust, a background investigation may be required

Travel Required
  • Yes

Relocation Authorized
  • No

Key Requirements
  • You must be a U.S. citizen & meet specialized experience to qualify.

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