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Alameda County General Services Agency (GSA) is seeking an experienced and innovative safety manager that develops, implements, manages, coordinates and evaluates the Safety and Emergency Preparedness Program for the Alameda County General Services Agency; develops related policies and procedures; monitors and ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws, codes, policies and regulations pertaining to safety and emergency preparedness; ensures the safety of employees and county-owned facilities; manages the EOC Logistics Section, Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP), Hazardous Mitigation Plan Updates, Emergency Operations, and GSA Safety Program; and performs other related duties as required.

*Plan, coordinate, and manage the Agency’s Safety and Emergency Preparedness Program; manage the EOC Logistics Section, Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP), Hazardous Mitigation Plan Updates, Emergency Operations, and GSA Safety Program.
*Develop and maintain policies, procedures, manuals, and plans related to Safety and Emergency Preparedness Programs, and ensure safety of employees and county-owned facilities.
*Serve as the point of contact for the Logistics Section in emergency and/or disaster response.
*Ensure compliance with federal and CAL OSHA safety laws, codes, and regulations.
*Manage contracts related to emergency preparedness and safety services.
*Organize and direct the internal and external safety program for GSA employees and county facilities.

Located on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay, Alameda County and the surrounding area are commonly known as the East Bay. It has been one the fastest growing group of communities for more than two decades. Alameda County is popular because of its desirable location, incredible diversity, ideal climate, broad economic base, plus its range of available housing and business opportunities. Alameda County is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse regions in the country offering a rich array of social, educational, and recreational activities, including the Oakland Museum, Chabot Space and Science Center, Oakland East Bay Symphony, and Livermore and Tri-Valley Wine Country. The University of California, Berkeley and California State University, East Bay are two of several distinguished academic institutions in Northern California.

Alameda County is the second largest county in the Bay Area with a population of over 1.6 million. The County encompasses 14 cities, as well as 6 unincorporated communities and rural areas that span a total of 738 square miles.

Alameda County employs over 9,700 employees working in over 20 different agencies and departments. The County provides a full spectrum of services, including general government and internal services, health care, social services, public works, criminal justice, and other public safety services.

The County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors responsible for setting policy, overseeing all County operations, approving the organization’s annual budget, and representing the County in a number of areas including its special districts and regional agencies. The County Administrator leads a team of department heads who work collaboratively to carry out County programs and initiatives.

Alameda County General Services Agency (GSA) delivers a host of logistical support services to County agencies and partners, from the maintenance of facilities and County fleet to energy and environmental management services, capital project management, procurement services, and clean commute and recycling programs. The GSA Community strives not only to provide these services but to also facilitate collaborative and innovative approaches in its efforts.

While the GSA Community largely focuses on providing support services for Alameda County departments and other public agencies, the work has a direct impact on the communities. GSA builds structures such as libraries and youth centers that transform communities, provides opportunities for local businesses, and works towards ensuring that County work practices minimize negative impacts to the environment. GSA employees take great pride in their work and strive to provide the highest-quality service.

Our Mission is to provide Alameda County with quality and innovative logistical support.

Our Vision is to be valued as a world-class provider of GSA services.

Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in emergency management, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, public administration, health, social science, business or a related field.
The equivalent of four (4) years of full-time, professional-level experience performing safety and/or emergency preparedness planning, development, coordination and maintenance, and program administration/evaluation, and implementation.
• Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license.
• Possession of a valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate.
Special Requirements:
• Must be able to use a respirator.
• Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.
• Completion of IS-100, 200, 700, & 800 within 12 months of appointment.
• Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) or Associate Emergency Manager (AEM) within 12 months of appointment.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

Alameda County offers an excellent annual salary and a comprehensive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families.
Annual Salary: $99,486.40-$120,889.60
Benefits include the following:
• Medical – HMO & PPO Insurance
• Dental – PPO & DHMO Insurance
• Vision
• Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
• County Allowance (Employer Credit)
• Health Flexible Spending Account
• Retirement Plan Deferred Compensation Plan
• Paid and Floating Holidays
• Management Paid Leave Days
• Vacation and Sick Leave Accrual
• Employee Assistance Program
Note: Benefits described herein are subject to change.

Interested candidates should apply by February 3, 2023, 5:00 PM by submitting a resume to Applicants will be screened to determine qualified and best qualified. Those candidates determined to be best-qualified will be invited to interview with our team.

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