Salt Spring Island Electoral Area Emergency Program Coordinator

Oct 20, 2017, 10:07 AM
Project manager:
Peter Ensor
Contact person:
Peter Ensor
Project manager phone:
(250) 360-3137
Contact person phone:
(250) 360-3137
Project ID:
2017-002
PublishedDate:
Oct 20, 2017, 12:00 PM
ClosingDate:
Nov 16, 2017, 02:00 PM
Approx. Time Left:
Departments:
Protective Services
Project Status:
Under Review
Tender Type:
Request for Quotation

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Project Description:

The Salt Spring Island (SSI) Emergency Program (EP) supports the local communities within the Salt Spring Island Electoral Area.

The Emergency Program Coordinator (EPC) acts as the facilitator of the program and manages the day-to-day business of the program, providing experience and direction to the program in the areas of training, planning, response and recovery.  The position will work with the local communities and volunteers to promote and develop the program.  As such the EPC must reside within the Electoral Area.

As the emergency program coordinator for the Salt Spring Island Electoral Area, this position works to ensure the emergency plans and procedures are consistent with the Capital Regional District (CRD) Emergency Plan and are developed to work within the CRD’s Emergency Management Program.

During an emergency event, this position is responsible to manage the local aspects of the emergency program, operating under the direction of the CRD Emergency Operations Centre (EOC).

The Electoral Area Coordinator acts as a representative of the CRD in relation to the local emergency program and is bound while acting in this role by the policies and practices of the CRD in relation to public communication, financial management and spending, and other applicable areas.  The Manager Electoral Area Fire & Emergency Programs will provide oversight to the Contractor, in terms of this contract.

The program objectives listed below are the key priorities:

  • Increase the level of community based activity including planning, training, POD activities and/or Emergency Support Services (ESS) small scale exercises
  • Continued integration of the Salt Spring Island Emergency Program with the CRD EOC
  • Regular review of the Electoral Area Emergency Plan ensuring it is up to date and integrated with the CRD EOC as required
  • Identify and upgrade the Electoral Area local community EOC(s) as required and approved within budgets
  • Leads the ESS Program and acts as Emergency Social Services Director (ESSD) when activated
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of the ESS program
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of the POD program
  • Develop and document the Electoral Area Emergency Program structure and strategy
  • Regularly but not less than bi-annually engage with the respective community(ies) to obtain input into service plans
  • Provide input in the development of CRD policies and procedures and the implementation of approved policies and procedures

Invitations To Quote will be received by the Program Manager no later than 2:00 pm local time, Thursday, November 16, 2017.  Invitations receiv


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