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NIMS/AHIMT Coordinator/ Training Developer

Administrative & Operations Support
Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency - GEMA/HS

General Duties & Responsibilities: Under limited supervision from the Training and Exercise Manager, the NIMS/AHIMT Coordinator will directly facilitate the planning, coordinating, implementing and tracking Georgia’s National Incident Management System (NIMS) training and Incident Management Team (IMT) development. In addition, this position will assist local and State partner agencies with required NIMS training when assistance does not interfere with GEMA/HS requirements. The GEMA/HS NIMS/AHIMT Coordinator will maintain an up-to-date database and paper records of position specific qualifications for the Georgia IMT members and State Operation Center personnel.

The GEMA/HS NIMS/AHIMT Coordinator is responsible for maintaining up to date instructor list and developing a NIMS/AHIMT instructors for the State of Georgia.

The GEMA/HS NIMS/AHIMT Coordinator is responsible for maintaining and inventorying all GEMA/HS AHMIT equipment.

Minimum Training & Experience:  Four years of experience in planning, developing and delivering diversified training applicable to the area of assignment.  Note:  Eligible to obtain state instructor certification under applicable profession.  (Qualified for POST Instructor Certification, POST Evaluator Certification, and FEMA Exercise Practitioner Certification.)  

Bachelor's Degree in any field from an accredited college or university **OR** four plus years of experience planning, delivering, developing and/or evaluating All Hazards Incident Management  programs and activities (proof of work will be required to meet this requirement);
Master's Degree in any field **and** two years of experience in planning, delivering, developing and/or evaluating emergency management programs or activities;
Working level skill in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and desktop publishing computer application software programs;
Ability to travel overnight and statewide as required by the position.

Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in Emergency Management, Public or Business Administration, Planning or a related field from an accredited college or university.

Experience sufficient to demonstrate a thorough understanding of emergency management incident command system functions, preferably at a state or federal level, and a minimum of one of the following: operational activities of emergency operations center, National Incident Management System, or AHIMT in general.

Good knowledge of the Incident Command System (ICS), with a working knowledge of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) as developed by the Federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

A working knowledge of the Federal National Response Plan, Stafford Act, and Georgia Emergency Operations Plans and Emergency Support Functions.


The above job description represents the general nature, primary duties and responsibilities, and qualifications for the work performed by employees within this job, but is not a comprehensive and exhaustive list. Employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned, and specific duties, responsibilities, and activities within the core nature of the job may change at any time with or without notice. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, as specified by the employing entity, with or without reasonable accommodation.

High school diploma or GED AND One year of experience in a support role providing coaching, mentoring or related job duties and knowledge of functional business area where training is to be provided.

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