Airport Emergency Management Coordinator Job at San Francisco, San Francisco County, California

Airport Emergency Management Coordinator

City and County of San Francisco , California

Job Information 


Airport - SF International

Mid Level


$7,804.00 - $9,484.00 Monthly

Application Deadline 


No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive


The Department

SFO is a world-class, award-winning airport that serves nearly 58 million passengers annually. SFO offers nonstop flights to 51 international cities on 43 international carriers. The Bay Area's largest airport also connects nonstop with 86 U.S. cities on 12 domestic airlines.

SFO’s mission is to provide an exceptional airport in service to our communities, and its core values are safety and security, teamwork, excellence, and care. The airport is committed to redefining air travel by providing the highest level of service to our guests.

The Airport, an enterprise department of the City & County of San Francisco, has a workforce of approximately 1,700 City employees and strives to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive employer. For more information, visit and watch this video about careers at SFO.

Position Description

Under general direction of the Emergency Management Manager, the 9247 Airport Emergency Management Coordinator will design, plan and test response procedures to ensure the effective mobilization of Airport first responders and mutual aid partners in emergencies or disasters; conducts drills and exercises for responses to such emergencies as air crash, air piracy, bomb threats, active shooter, hazardous material spills, counter-terrorism, business operational interruptions, structural fire, and major natural disasters; serves as liaison to Airport staff, local, state, county, and federal agencies, airlines, tenants, and non-governmental organizations in coordinating emergency efforts throughout the emergency management cycle; continually seeks out best practices and technology to improve response and recovery.

The essential functions of this position include:

  • Coordinates with Airport sections and local emergency personnel to plan and design Airport emergency and business continuity response and plans; develops mitigation strategies and creates scenarios to re-establish operations in the event of business interruptions; conducts risk assessments and recommends methods and procedures.
  • Develops, writes, and publishes operating manuals, technical reports, training materials, and operational support documents for internal applications and/or dissemination to other organizations; maintains business continuity planning tools and database.
  • Develops training curriculum to conduct emergency management and business continuity training for aviation and non-aviation tenants; serves as an advocate by promoting awareness of crisis management and business continuity program throughout the enterprise.
  • Serves as liaison with federal, state, and local agencies, airlines, tenants, and mutual aid partners to coordinate continuity and restoration plans, activities, and services; represents Airport management in emergency management and business interruption response; provides support and briefings to Emergency Response personnel as required.
  • Oversees and controls all functions of major exercises; plans, designs, organizes, and executes internal and external exercises of all types; evaluates exercise and actual emergency response results to improve future response procedures; assists in analyzing and problem solving operational and administrative procedures.
  • Nature of Work

The normal work period is Monday through Friday, however, you will be required to report to work during emergency situations including weekends, evenings, and holidays to facilitate airport emergency support operations.


Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.

Three (3) years of emergency management and/or business continuity planning experience.

License and Certification
Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

Education Substitution: Additional qualifying full time work experience (2000 hours equal one year) as described above may substitute up to two (2) years of the required education. One (1) year of work experience equals to 30 semester units or 45 quarter units.

Experience Substitution: One (1) year of airport or airline operations experience may substitute for the required experience as described above on a year for year basis up to two (2) years (2000 hours equal one year).

Desirable Qualifications
The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred to hiring.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Completion of Incident Command System (ICS) certification classes (100, 200, 300, 400, 700, and 800).
  • Demonstrated experience in EOC management and/or support functions.
  • Demonstrated experience in training program development and implementation.
  • Demonstrated experience in emergency planning and/or business continuity program development and management.
  • Demonstrated experience in emergency management.
  • Demonstrated experience in airport operations or airline emergency response.
  • Demonstrates experience with business continuity planning or COOP.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

One year full-time employment is equivalent to 2,000 hours (2,000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40 hour work week). Any overtime hours that you work above 40 hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time employment.


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