Emergency Preparedness Planner @ Franklin County Public Health - Columbus, OH

Emergency Preparedness Planner

Franklin County Public Health

280 East Broad Street

Columbus, Ohio 43215-4562

(614) 525-3160

Job Posting-Grant Funded

Why Work Here? Be Valued!

As a public service agency, we know our greatest assets are the people behind the

service. We recognize the value of our employees through competitive pay and an

amazing benefit package for staff and their family. Franklin County Public Health is

proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive


The FCPH value statement says it all: We serve our communities, our organization, and

each other with Integrity, Accountability, Excellence, Respect and Humility.

Franklin County Public Health provides:

  • Schedules to support a work/life balance.
  • Robust benefits including medical, dental, vision, an employee assistance program
and a flexible spending account.

  • Life insurance, short and long term disability options are also offered.
  • Vacation time, personal time, sick time, and paid holidays.
  • And much more!

NOW HIRING: Emergency Preparedness Planner

Grant-funded position

The Emergency Preparedness Planner creates and implements improvement actions for

internal and external plans captured from exercises, drills or real world events,

documented through the completion of After Action Reports. This position supports

FCPH Emergency Preparedness Program (EP) in developing, updating and

implementation of emergency preparedness policies, plans, trainings, and briefings as


Duties Include:

• Performs project management duties in the areas of equipment acquisition, training,
exercising, and coordinated response planning for all FCPH grant and local

emergency management initiatives;
  • Conduct trainings for a variety of audiences as assigned; supports Emergency
Preparedness internal educational and outreach efforts to educate staff on a

variety of topics;
  • Assists with writing, editing and collecting documentation to assure compliance with
the Public Health Emergency Grant assigned program grants; secures funding

sources as needed, recommends grant expenditures;
  • Collaborates with community organizations, law enforcement officials, health care
providers, EMA, and government agencies, in order to obtain or disseminate

information related to the essential position functions;
  • FCPH utilizes appropriate methods for interacting effectively and professionally with
persons of all ages and from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial,

and ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, lifestyles and physical abilities;
  • Other related duties as assigned.

• Bachelor’s degree in public health, environmental sciences, emergency
management, or related field – Master’s degree preferred;

  • One (1) year of directly related experience;
  • Completion of FEMA Independent Study Courses IS-100.b, IS-200.b, IS-700.a, IS-800.b;
  • Preferred completion of Incident Command System 300, 400 trainings and United
States Department of Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP);

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable through FCPH’s provider; some
evening and weekend hours required;
Salary: $21.17/hour - $26.46/hour. This is a non-exempt position.

Interested applicants should send:

1. Resume

2. Cover letter

3. Completed FCPH application (located: http://www.myfcph.org/careers)

TO: [email protected] with subject “EP Planner”

OR: Franklin County Public Health

Attn: Human Resources (EP Planner)

280 East Broad Street

Columbus, Ohio 43215-4562

Deadline for Applying: Internal applicants due 10/30/2020; External applicants due


No phone calls please. Franklin County Public Health is proud to be an Equal

Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion,

color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,

age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other

applicable legally protected characteristics. Learn more at www.MyFCPH.org.

This is a grant-funded position and is contingent upon funding availability.

FCPH is committed to providing a healthy work environment for all employees, and all

employees agree to be non-tobacco users as a condition of employment (e.g.,

cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, vapor, etc.).

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work

being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be

interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of

personnel in this position.