APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 7, 2019 For over 125 years, Portland General Electric has proudly served Oregon. Our dedication to helping customers is matched by our commitment to providing PGE employees with a diverse array of rewarding career opportunities. Diversity and community are at the heart of what we do for our customers and for each other. We are committed to a team that looks like the Oregon community that we know and love. PGE team members are creative problem solvers who love to apply themselves to challenges, big and small. We are looking for team members who will grow their skills, their career and their future with us. Wildfire Program Coordinator (R-19-1942)The Wildfire Program Coordinator will lead the development, implementation and updating of the enterprise-wide wildfire preparedness and mitigation program, strategies and initiatives; establishes a culture of resilience and incident/disaster recovery capability; develops and promulgates emergency preparedness policies, processes and procedures and exercises them to identify improvements; builds and maintains active relationships with business units and external partners to facilitate the wildfire program and initiatives. What’s in it for you? You’ll get an opportunity to work on different projects with people from different areas of expertise and build up a wildfire mitigation plan for Portland General Electric. Our ideal candidate will have experience creating, fostering, and maintaining a safety program, along with in depth fire prevention practices. Ideally, you will also have strong change management skills and experience working around utility electrical systems. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and eight years in emergency management, wildfire management or related field or equivalent experience. You will also bring these skills: In depth experience in fire program management and fire prevention practices. Understanding and experience in working and coordinating with public fire agencies. Experience in developing and leading training programs related to wildland fire. Excellent human relations, communications and team behavior skills Demonstrated ability to independently manage time and work projects effectively, including establishing project goals, tracking status and communicating results/recommendations, with minimal supervision. Advanced knowledge of principles, procedures, regulations and techniques of emergency management, disaster response and wildfire management. Advanced knowledge of the Incident Command Structure (ICS), National Incident Management System (NIMS) and related emergency management and wildfire mitigation/response standards and procedures. Advanced knowledge of risk-mitigation principles and best practices. Join us today and power your potential! PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline: https://PGN.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=R-19-1942 If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250. PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future. Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric. Talent Acquisition Contact: Sequoia McGinnis 503-464-7250 Staffing@pgn.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/sequoia-mcginnis/ Connect with us on Twitter (twitter.com/PortlandGeneral), Facebook (facebook.com/portlandgeneralelectric) and LinkedIn (linkedin.com/company/portland-general-electric)
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For more than 125 years, we’ve been powering the pioneering spirit of our region — keeping energy safe, reliable and responsibly generated. We are deeply committed to the success of the communities we serve and strive to bring innovative solutions to our customers and a bright energy future for Oregon.
Location/Region: Portland, OR