Job Postings

Clark County EMA – Emergency Management Specialist

The Clark County Office of Emergency Management is currently has an opening for an Emergency Management Specialist.

The EMA Specialist responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting in the development and implementation of the emergency management programs. This position supports all business functions of the office including, attending meetings and prepares meeting minutes, creating and conducting training exercises for community stakeholders, partners and public, manages volunteers and interns.

For additional information click here.

Applications must be received by February 3, 2021.

Lorain County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland SecurityDirector

The Lorain County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is looking to fill the position of Director.

The Lorain County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director coordinates, organizes, administers, and implements the emergency preparedness program in accordance with the established Lorain County procedures and is subject to the direction and control of the County Commissioners.  Emergency management activities include preparedness, response, recovery, mitigation and redevelopment to reduce the impact of man-made or natural hazards within Lorain County and the surrounding areas.  This position is on-call 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to assist with emergency communications and deployment of resources.

  • Support for the Lorain County Commissioners on emergency response policies and procedures.
  • Daily operation and staff supervision of the Lorain County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security.
  • Support for County preparedness programs.
  • Assistance and support to Lorain County organizations during disasters and emergencies.
  • Serves as the Community Emergency Coordinator and as required by Ohio Revised Code 3750.03.
  • Support for preparedness education, exercises and training.

Minimum Qualifications: Baccalaureate degree in an appropriate field and five years of relevant emergency response management. Or an Associate degree in an appropriate field and 10 years of relevant emergency response management.  Or 15 years of relevant emergency response management.

License or Certification Requirements: Must possess a valid Ohio vehicle operator’s license and have continuing eligibility for coverage under the existing county vehicle insurance policy.

Inherently Hazardous or Physically Demanding Working Conditions: Often work in an office, but typically travel to meet with various agencies, community groups, and private companies. 

This position requires passing a BCI and drug screening. 

To apply for the position, please click here.

2021 Virtual Winter Symposium

2021 EMAO Virtual Winter Symposium

Friday, March 12, 2021
9:00 AM – Noon

The EMAO Winter Symposium will be a virtual event in 2021. The event will be hosted via Zoom on Friday, March 12, 2021. Presentations will be provided by EMAO President Mark Christie, EMAO Legislative Committee Chair Brad Gilbert, EMAO Executive Director Michelle Fitzgibbon, as well as members of the Ohio General Assembly and Statewide Officials. Additionally, we will be scheduling virtual legislative visits in each sector.

Click here to preregister for the event.

Programs for Storm Relief from the State Treasurer’s Office

 

The destruction and damage caused by recent severe weather impacted many Ohioans. The Ohio Treasurer’s office administers two economic development programs that may be beneficial to impacted individuals or entities when insurance coverage or relief funds do not cover the full cost of repairs or replacement of property, equipment, or vehicles, or if those impacted did not have insurance coverage for the damage incurred.

ReEnergize Ohio and ECO-Link offer interest rate reduction on loans for damage from natural disasters for any Ohioan with a small business or a primary residence located in Ohio. The bank loan application must be submitted in conjunction with a participating Ohio depositary bank. The borrower and the bank loan officer complete the application online. Please contact the Ohio Treasurer’s Department of Economic Development at 614-466-6546 or 1-800-228-1102 for assistance finding a participating bank in your area.

ReEnergize Ohio (previously Renew Ohio) assists small business owners and farm operators who require loans to repair or replace their property. The ReEnergize Ohio linked-deposit program can work with SBA loans as well.

  • For construction loans, provides up to a 3% interest rate reduction on individual or commercial loans for up to four (4) years. The rate reduction is available on loans up to $550,000, with possible cap variance on a case by case basis.
  • For restoration loans, provides up to 3% interest rate reduction on loans up to four (4) years. The rate reduction is available on loans up to $550,000.
  • The online application consists of two brief forms – one from the applicant and one from the lender. Contractor estimates for a business construction project must be attached and must total greater than or equal to the full amount of the loan.

ECO-Link (previously Rebuild Ohio) assists homeowners with financing the restoration or replacement of their primary residence through the use of construction or restoration loans.

  • For construction loans, provides up to a 3% interest rate reduction on loans for up to two (2) years. The rate reduction is available on loans up to $400,000.
  • For restoration loans, provides up to a 3% interest rate reduction on loans for up to seven (7) years. The rate reduction is available on loans up to $50,000.
  • The online application consists of two brief forms – one from the applicant and one from the lender. Contractor estimates for the projects must be attached and total greater than or equal to the full amount of the loan.

More information about ReEnergize Ohio and ECO-Link can be found athttp://www.tos.ohio.gov/Economic_Development. If you have any further questions, please contact the Ohio Treasurer’s Department of Economic Development at 614-466-6546 or 1-800-228-1102.