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SC Department of Public Safety EP Coord I - HMGP Specialist in Lexington County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Provides assistance to state and local applicants wanting to pursue mitigation activities. Conducts briefings and meetings with potential Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) applicants, accepts and reviews pre-applications and full applications from applicants, provides technical assistance for compliance and technical merit, and prepares recommendations for action by others as required. Ensures submission of applications and documentation in required systems and databases. Provides mitigation training and information session. Reviews payment/reimbursement to subgrantees based on project goals, schedule, progress, and work completed. Conducts post-completion compliance inspections and resolves routine issues and problems. Monitors subgrantee compliance and answers inquiries regarding the HMGP Administrative Plan and projects. Provides regular updates and reports regarding project status and completion. Provides recommendations and assists with the development of state guidance in administering the HMGP Administrative Plan and issuing to subgrantees. Reviews budgets, quarterly reports, deadlines, and other program financial compliance activities. Coordinates HMGP projects and planning that interface with other sections within the division and/or other mitigation-related duties and programs as assigned. Serves in the State Emergency Operations Center or in an affected area during actual emergencies and during exercises and drills. Employee performs duties under the general supervision of the assigned HMGP coordinator.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

Bachelor’s degree. Experience should include grants management functions.

Preferred Qualifications

South Carolina Certified Emergency Manager certification preferred or will seek to complete within three years.

Additional Comments

Must possess the ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply regulations, procedures, and related emergency preparedness program information. Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with state, county, municipal, and federal government agencies. Must possess the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and must be computer literate. Must be able to meet security requirements to obtain and maintain access to required systems including NEMIS. Applicants indicating college credit, degree(s), or specialized training on the application must provide an official copy of transcripts as verification of credentials. Employee may incur overnight travel when attending training courses, during the inspection of grant projects, and assisting county, municipal, and other local governments during the disaster damage assessment and declaration process. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of an online South Carolina State Employment Application. *_Only those applicants chosen for interview will be notified of job filled status_. *Note:** Applicants indicating college credit, degree(s) or specialized training on the application shall provide an official copy of transcripts upon notification of selection for hire. This serves as verification of credentials listed on the application.

Salary: $33,494.00 - $61,975.00 Annually

Location: Lexington County, SC

Job Type: Temporary Grant - Full-Time

Job Number: 107399

Closing: Continuous

Class Code: JE10

Position Number: 107399

Normal Work Schedule: Other

Pay Band: Band 5

Hiring Range - Min.: $40,000.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $48,000.00

Opening Date: 11/12/2020

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Send additional information to Office of the Adjutant General, Stop 12, 1 National Guard Road, Columbia, SC 29201 or email to

Normal Work Schedule (Other): Normal 40-hour workweek except during emergencies or exercises when round-the-clock or extended operations are required; during emergencies, on call 24-hours a day.

Agency: State of South Carolina Adjutant General's Office

Address: 1 National Guard Road Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-299-4337