emergency management specialist resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Experienced Public Administrator looking to apply knowledge and abilities to make positive impact as a Tax Pro Professional to assist clients in the preparation and submittal of timely and sufficiently prepared tax documentation. Organized, attentive and motivated to strengthen structures, improve program quality and processes in order to maximize service outreach. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

  • Grant administration
  • Strategic planning
  • Partnership development
  • Crisis management
  • Project Management
11/2019 to 09/2021 Emergency Management Specialist Department Of Health And Human Services | Baltimore, MD,
  • Kept Commander and Staff abreast of requirements and policies regarding federal, state and local regulations governing emergency response plans.
  • Provided inputs to budget for procuring and managing emergency management related products and items,
  • Developed and deepened relationships with local municipalities, county, state and federal agencies to facilitate smooth planning and coordination of emergency response.
  • Updated emergency preparedness plans and resource materials to comply with federal and state regulations.
  • Routinely created emergency situation status reports to discuss response and recovery efforts.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish organizational goals.
  • Devise methods to track and report issues affecting the workforce concerning trends, quarantines, return-to-work, vaccinations and deaths due to COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Motivated and encouraged team members to communicate more openly and constructively utilizing common terminologies following the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and National Response Framework (NRF) construct.
12/2009 to 11/2019 Supervisory Emergency Manager Red River Army Depot | City, STATE,
  • Kept Commander and Staff apprised of federal, state and local regulations governing emergency management related response plans to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from the effects of natural and manmade hazards affecting the installation.
  • Supervised a diverse staff of personnel specializing in Emergency Operations, Logistics, Security, Handling Explosives and Ammunitions, Locksmith and Continuity of Operations.
  • Created and managed emergency management plans for emergencies, security concerns, natural disasters and medical incidents.
  • Developed and deepened relationships with local municipalities, county, state and federal departments and agencies to facilitate smooth planning and coordination of emergency response.
  • Planned and exercised evacuation, shelter-in-place drills, annual full-scale exercises and emergency response plans routinely.
  • Responsible for budgetary requirements and forecasting to enhance emergency preparedness, commanding oversight and maintenance of over $5M in inventory and equipment.
  • Updated emergency preparedness resource materials plan to comply with federal and state regulations.
  • Inspected emergency facilities and equipment to maintain optimal functional capabilities in emergency situations.
  • Enforced standards of care and developed structures to track and evaluate compliance with frameworks.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
06/2003 to 11/2009 Project Manager/Operations Team Leader Southern Research Institute | City, STATE,
  • Forecasted, scheduled and monitored project timelines, personnel performance and cost efficiency for one-three multi-million dollar contracts simultaneously.
  • Maintained project files, books and correspondence in chronological date order for easy access and retrieval.
  • Handled daily email and phone interactions with clients to provide updates on projects and handle issues for administering deliverables and resolving contact issues.
  • Followed OSHA best practices, company policies and emergency management standards with each assignment with no reported accidents or incidents.
  • Created briefings to upper management using word documents, PowerPoint slide presentations, MS Excel spreadsheets and related mediums to keep apprised of program and budgetary requirements.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2005 to to Master of Science | Public Administration Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL GPA:
Expected in 05/2000 to to Bachelor of Science | Business Administration Faulkner University, Montgomery, AL, GPA:
Expected in 09/1991 to to Associate of Arts | General Studies Central Texas College, Killeen, TX GPA:

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School Attended

  • Jacksonville State University
  • Faulkner University
  • Central Texas College

Job Titles Held:

  • Emergency Management Specialist
  • Supervisory Emergency Manager
  • Project Manager/Operations Team Leader


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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