Emergency Management Directors:

Plan and direct disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural (e.g., hurricanes, floods, earthquakes), wartime, or technological (e.g., nuclear power plant emergencies or hazardous materials spills) disasters or hostage situations.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $47,120.00
Average Time to Fill 36 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 186
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 4.83 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Oral Communication
Written Communication
Resource Allocation
Conflict Management
Work Ethic
Following Directions
Intellectual Risk-taking

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Direct implementation of new procedures, policies, or programs
Manage financial activities of the organization
Manage project life cycle
Manage broad organizational programs or initiatives
Manage organizational facilities
Manage building maintenance projects
Direct treatment programs
Direct financial operations
Oversee execution of organizational or program policies
Direct activities of physicians or technologists
Prepare employee work schedules or assignments
Assign work to staff or employees
Implement human resource programs
Supervise medical support personnel

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Discharge workers using employee dismissal guidelines
Follow safety procedures and regulations in medical or medical support environments
Implement employee compensation and benefit plans
Implement employee bargaining agreements
Implement company or staff policies
Implement sanitation practices in health care settings
Implement organizational process or policy changes
Terminate relationship with clients or vendors
Terminate employment of employees or contractors
Determine administrative policies or standards
Recommend personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and dismissals
Discipline staff for infractions of rules or regulations
Implement health or sanitation standards

Thinking Creatively

Develop medical policies, procedures, or standards
Develop staff policies
Develop operational policies, procedures, or standards
Develop business, financial, or operational policies, procedures, or standards
Develop computer or data information systems
Develop business or organizational policies, programs, or standards
Develop records management systems
Establish recruiting procedures
Maintain quality assurance procedures
Establish employee performance standards
Plan menu of meal options
Develop simple informational data repositories or databases

Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People

Evaluate personnel policies, practices, or benefits
Evaluate business or management strategies
Judge quality of facilities or service
Develop procedures to evaluate organizational activities
Conduct progress and production reviews
Evaluate contract personnel performance
Evaluate information from employment interviews
Evaluate employee performance
Determine social service program status
Evaluate information in documents or manuscripts
Evaluate applicant qualifications for licensure

Assisting and Caring for Others

Conduct noninvasive medical diagnostic assessments
Conduct medical tests
Conduct medical x-rays
Provide assistance in administering rehabilitation
Develop dietary-care plans
Develop patient therapy programs
Solve clinical problems
Treat medical condition of patient
Perform emergency medical procedures

Documenting/Recording Information

Write administrative procedures services manual
Maintain processes and procedures manual
Maintain dental or medical records
Manage clinical or social case records
Write technical health or medical documents
Write project charter
Record medical history
Maintain record of organization expenses
Maintain personnel records

Training and Teaching Others

Teach medical laboratory procedures
Prepare medical reports or presentations
Develop instructional materials
Prepare medical reports
Orient new employees
Coordinate employee continuing education programs
Develop training programs
Train caregivers or other non-medical personnel
Train others in the use of office, administrative, or clerical equipment
Provide health education and disease prevention instruction

Developing Objectives and Strategies

Prepare enterprise level project plans
Prepare company vision statement
Define project scope
Develop community programs
Develop organizational goals or objectives
Develop program or project objectives
Develop financial or business plans

Analyzing Data or Information

Interpret medical laboratory test results
Interpret employee medical evaluations
Calculate medical diagnostic test results
Analyze medical or health data
Analyze patient activity
Analyze financial data or information
Analyze business, operational, or management reports
Perform medical research
Perform risk assessment analysis

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Emergency Preparedness
Disaster Recovery Planning
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Security Clearance
Personnel Management
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Incident Command System
Data Analysis

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