Position title
Emergency Response Manager-Requisition #2471

Under the direction of the Tribal Administrator, this position will primarily be responsible to provide direct management over the assigned emergency response programs, projects, and services to protect and preserve the safety of the Tribe’s members, employees, and facilities.  Successful candidate must have the knowledge of strong environmental hazmat standards; applicable tribal, federal, state, and county laws and regulations; conflict resolution and de-escalation tactics. Must have the ability to apply cultural sensitivity to Native American programs; apply grantsmanship skills; maintain confidentiality; apply principles of management; apply effective time management and be able to meet critical time-lines; communicate effectively, both orally and written in a professional manner; ensure smooth and efficient office and program operations; work independently on assigned duties; develop, manage, and review department budgets; operate a variety of office equipment computer and software.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: An equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered. Two (2) years of related work experience will be equal to 30 college credits and vice versa.

  • Associates in Arts Degree required in Emergency Management or related field and four (4) years increasingly responsible experience in the management of emergency response or related field. OR
  •  High School Diploma or equivalency certificate required and four (4) years of related experience, plus four (4) years increasingly responsible experience in the management of emergency response or related field.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS: To perform and to continue to be qualified for this position, the requirements listed below must be met at a time of hire or may be obtained within a specific amount of time depending on the position requirements. Costs for required certifications, licenses, and registration are to be covered by employee, unless offered by the Tribe.

  • This position is required to drive and must maintain throughout employment a valid California Class C driver’s license and insurability under the Tribe’s vehicle insurance policy
  • Continuously throughout employment, must possess a Community Emergency Response Team Certification (CERT)
  • Continuously and throughout employment must maintain OMB Circular Certificate.
  • Requires throughout employment maintaining a CPR/AED/First Aid Card or Certification


All positions require applicant be at least 18 years of age. Those selected for a position are subject to a background investigation, drug screening and possible participation in the DMV Pull Program. References will be checked.

This position is open until filled

Employment Type
Base Salary
$34.75 Per hour

To learn more detailed information about the position duties and requirements, please contact Human Resources Department at (760)541-5216

Job Location
66-725 Martinez Road, Thermal, 92274
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Position: Emergency Response Manager-Requisition #2471