Specifications include, but are not limited to: 1. Assists in emergencies that directly or indirectly impacts the operation of the Nebraska Army National Guard (NEARNG) in accordance with the guidelines established within the Nebraska Army National Guard Emergency Operation Plans, the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
2. Assists in coordinating state-wide strategic emergency management planning for the Nebraska Army National Guard by strategically looking towards the near and far future to evaluate unknown or unforeseen situations or events based on information and data (e.g., changes in climate, international and local terrorism, insider threats, active shooter, emerging vulnerable populations, changes in government policies and procedures, strategic board priorities, etc.) and anticipating solutions to best position the Office of Emergency Management, the emergency organization of the Nebraska Army National Guard; overseeing the development and implementation of disaster/emergency preparedness policies (i.e., preparedness, response, recovery, mitigation), plans, and procedures (e.g., agency emergency response plans, all hazard plans, hazard mitigation plans, organization and disaster plans, Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA), Base Integrated Protection Plan (BIPP), etc.), involving the all units and readiness centers, local, State and Federal jurisdictions, private industry, and the general public, for a variety of emergencies (e.g., fire, blizzards, earthquakes, floods, tornadoes, terrorism, etc.); and analyzing and interpreting State and County code and Federal guidelines (e.g., Comprehensive Planning Guide 101, FEMA guidelines and frameworks).
3. Develops and reviews the Emergency Operations Plan and all annexes in order to meet and/or exceed compliance standards established by the FEMA, keeps informed of federal, state, and local regulations affecting emergency plans and ensures that plans adhere to these regulations, proposes alteration of emergency response procedures based on regulatory changes, technological changes, or knowledge gained from outcomes of previous emergency situations, and develops and performs tests and evaluations of emergency management plans in accordance with state and federal regulations.