Hazardous Material Management
Citizens and officials are concerned about accidents (e.g., highway incidents, warehouse fires, train derailments, shipping accidents, industrial incidents) happening in their communities. Recent evidence shows that many people consider hazardous materials incidents to be the most significant threat facing local jurisdictions. Hazardous materials refers generally to hazardous substances, petroleum, natural gas, synthetic gas, acutely toxic chemicals, and other toxic chemicals.
Hospital Emergency Preparedness Administrator
Hospitals are required to have an Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) which describes how a facility will respond to and recover from all hazards. As a hospital emergency preparedness administrator, you will address response procedures, capabilities, and procedures when the hospital can not be supported by the community. Other duties are to implement recovery strategies, initiate response phases, activate and authorize alternate sites for care, treatment, and emergency services.
Emergency Management Specialist
These specialists work behind the scenes to train emergency personnel, coordinate communication between different disaster relief agencies, and plan disaster response strategies. Due to an increase in national security threats and devastating natural disasters, well-educated emergency specialists are in high demand. These professionals consult with officials of local and area governments, schools, hospitals, and other institutions in order to determine their needs and capabilities in the event of a natural disaster or another emergency.
Emergency Preparedness Specialist
Most states have a position for an experienced person in Emergency Preparedness with a Bachelor’s degree. Other duties include, but are not limited to, the coordination of efforts that are necessary to strengthen and maintain secure, functional, and resilient critical infrastructure-including assets, networks, and systems.
Opportunities in Government agencies: Employment opportunities are offered in the disaster management departments of government agencies such as Fire departments, drought management departments, law enforcement authorities, relief agencies.
Insurance companies, industries in high-risk fields like chemicals, mining, and petroleum have their own disaster management cells.
Provide all clients, both internal and external, with the appropriate quality of service in a safe and cost-effective manner.
Organize toolbox meetings, induction programs with the workers as required.
Ensure adequate risk management, entailing detailed hazard identification and disaster management recovery plans, and the development and implementation of risk reduction measures in the area of EHS.
Manage and process expedite adverse events to the required standard and submit them to the client and the regulatory agencies (if required) within the agreed/stated timelines.
Develop, Conduct and oversee EHS training and inspection processes for all safety and environmental programs.
Daily site inspection in order to observe physical conditions of work and the work practices and procedures followed by workers and reporting to project manager and concerned staff.
Disaster Risk Finance Specialist
Lead the development of disaster risk finance-related projects and knowledge products in line with the aims of CDRI. Identify and draw on relevant experience and innovation from countries in terms of financing and budgeting DRR mainstreaming in infrastructure and diversifying funding streams tools of different financing sources (ex-ante and ex-post, formal and informal, public and private), especially through strengthened Public-Private Partnership (PPP) and innovative financing for DRR in infrastructure, and evidence in resultant resilience building at the sub-national level.
Disaster relief officer:-
is a coordinated response to reduce the impact of disasters and their long-term results. Relief activities include relocation, rescue providing water, food and shelter, providing emergency health care, taking steps to prevent disease and disability, etc.
Health, Safety and Environmental Affairs Specialist
Address HSE challenges facing the businesses and provides risk-based, technical advice and counsel on HSE matters to ensure effective risk control and compliance. Typically, 50% of the time is spent on the shop floor working directly with employees, supervisors, and engineers assessing and mitigating risks, coordinating HSE activities, and driving new HSE initiatives.
They help in the revival of local communities to their pre-incident state. They respond to incidents, such as natural disasters, and evaluate the situation as per the level of effort required. They create awareness about public safety issues by organizing events, developing information, and bringing special projects.
They provide safety training to staff of the local authorities or business organizations. They are also responsible for making the risk valuations for a diverse variety of sites, such as nuclear factories, city centers, chemical factories, and major sporting venues.
Disaster Management Centre Professionals
To establish integrated institutional capacity within the municipal sphere to enable the effective implementation of disaster management policy and regulations through:
Establishing arrangements for the development and adoption of an integrated disaster management policy. Establishing arrangements for the integrated direction and implementation of disaster management policy.
Establishing arrangements for stakeholder participation and the engagement of technical advice in disaster management planning and operations. Establishment of arrangements for regional co-operation for disaster management