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Posted on: November 16, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Join The Team: Apply To Become The Marin County Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

SMFD_Marin County Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

The Marin County Emergency Preparedness Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of emergency preparedness training for Marin County communities through three main channels:

  1. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

  2. Get Ready/Listos Program

  3. Neighborhood Response Group

Under the direction of the Southern Marin Fire District and the Marin County Chiefs Association, the coordinator will engage with residents, local and County disaster councils, local Emergency Managers, and fire department personnel to organize, build a coalition, and celebrate success.

Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position include but are not limited to:

  • Applicant should have excellent listening skills, as well as the ability to work with people of all ages and backgrounds;

  • Experience working with volunteers and local community-based organizations;

  • Competency in giving presentations, facilitating discussions, mentoring and

    community organizing;

  • Administrative and organizational skills to manage record-keeping and track success


  • The applicant has completed the 20-hour Basic CERT Training before or shortly after


  • The applicant has an interest in personal and community disaster preparedness;

  • Applicant must be able to travel within the County and attend CERT training on evenings and

    weekends, as needed;

  • Competency in computer skills, including proficiency in Excel, Word, Google docs,

    and email hosts. Knowledge of Eventbrite, PayPal, and Mail-chimp is a plus;

  • Able to work independently under general supervision within clearly defined goals: and

  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

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