Job Description

The North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking a Full Time, entry-level Emergency Preparedness Program Assistant I to provide project and program support to the Department of Emergency Preparedness. Work performance will support both Mitigation and Homeland Security work programs, including the State Homeland Security Program, Urban Area Security Initiative, Citizen Corps Program, or other Homeland Security Grant Programs.

The purpose of this position is to support program leads and department functions through program development and implementation. This is accomplished through project planning, working knowledge of Federal Mitigation and Homeland Security Grant Programs, meeting coordination and leadership, completing regional plans and assessments, developing program reports and correspondence, and effective time management and professional communications with stakeholders. Successful candidate will also support tasks associated with grant management, website maintenance, and will provide other professional support to the Emergency Preparedness Department and its related committees and working groups.

Required Skills

  • Associate’s degree in emergency management, public administration or other related field of study
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint and Outlook.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to present professional, detailed reports and updates to staff, emergency management professionals, elected officials, and other stakeholders.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized with ability to multi-task
  • Strong critical-thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Disciplined self-starter who thrives in both team and individual environments

Required Experience

Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with a two-year associate’s degree, diploma or equivalent from a college, technical, business, vocational, or correspondence school.

Under and including one year of experience.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: ARLINGTON, Texas, United States


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Position Type

Regular / Full Time