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Pacificorp Senior Emergency Management Specialist - Medford, Oregon - 105393 in Medford, Oregon

Senior Emergency Management Specialist - Medford, Oregon - 105393

Date: Jul 4, 2021

Location: Medford, OR, US

Company: PacifiCorp

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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

This position supports all activities, programs and operations of the company’s Emergency Management Program. Supports the development and delivery of a comprehensive, all-hazards emergency management program. Assures compliance with regulatory agencies and serves as the liaison with all local, state and federal agencies, Responsible for supporting the emergency preparedness activities and providing emergency response training to internal and external stakeholders.


  • May lead the development and update of the company's emergency management plan, and other hazard-specific plans and emergency response procedures.

  • May lead the development and delivery of companywide emergency management training, exercise programs to include table-top and functional exercises focused on scenario-based events which includes operational and non-operational personnel.

  • Support and may lead the development and implementation of the education and training for the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Staff and the Executive Policy Group on the Incident Command System and EOC structure, how they interface, and how it is applied during emergency and disaster situations.

  • Provide advanced analysis and alternatives for varying scenarios with emergency management team.

  • Lead the development of after action reports and improvement plans to address operational and process gaps in emergency management plans to ensure business resiliency for the company during and following emergency or catastrophic incidents.

  • Participate in emergency management plan audits and updates on a continuous basis.

  • Establish and maintain robust emergency management working relationships with external contacts from mutual assistance organizations, government agencies and other emergency management agencies.

  • Responsible for compliance with all local, state and federal mandates relating to emergency management.

  • Represent the company, and act as the primary point of contact as required with local, state, and federal agencies, the private sector, volunteer organizations and the public for all matters pertaining to emergency management.

  • Responsible to ensure the company's EOC system is in a state of operational readiness.

  • Provide weather forecast data as required to support operational organizations.

  • Participate in Berkshire Hathaway Energy cross-platform emergency management forums and activities.

  • Support the coordination and collaboration with business continuity to ensure emergency management and business continuity plans are in alignment.

  • Act as a lead for EMS I & 2 roles.


  • Bachelor's Degree in applicable field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • A minimum of five or more years of related experience in emergency planning, training, exercises, coordination, and implementation.

  • Ability to establish objectives, decision making, and the ability to oversee multiple projects, operations and functions.

  • Necessary skills to support the development or implementation of a system, program, or process.

  • 24/7 availability to support emergencies and disasters.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the National Incident Management System based on completion of ICS-100-300, IS-700, IS-800, and the FEMA Professional Development Series.

  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet (Excel), word processing (Word), and presentation applications (Power Point) to compile, maintain, and present information.

  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience leading or the ability to lead emergency response efforts for a small government or corporate organization.


  • Advanced degree.

  • Knowledge of company's strategic plan, objectives for specific area, as well as company policies, procedures, and practices and federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.

  • Previous electric utility experience.

  • Emergency Operations Center experience.

  • Incident management experience.

  • Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) certification from the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM).

Additional Information

Req Id: 105393

Company Code: PacifiCorp

Primary Location: Medford, Oregon

Department: Pacific Power

Schedule: Full-time

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: 93,900 - 110,500

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 15.00% of salary.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening