Job Posting: Emergency Services Coordinator

California Governor's Office of Emergency Services

Emergency Services Coordinator

$4,177.00 - $6,262.00

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

This assignment involves a perceptive understanding of state and federal regulations, as well as local government requirements in relation to declared emergencies and recovery programs. ESCs will be part of a team of field ESCs with the Regional Operations Southern Branch and they must be able to work independently as well as be a contributing team member.

ESCs functions in a demanding and changing environment, which requires the ESC to act with great independence while effectively maintaining a routine workload and also regularly responding to short term tasks. ESCs must demonstrate effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and function effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment with competing and changing priorities and must be able to respond to all forms of disasters and emergencies, at any hour anywhere in the state, within short time frames. ESCs are required to meet regulatory and internal deadlines on all assignments.

ESCs serve as the interface between local and state government, as such, they must be able to function as a project lead, think creatively and possess solutions-oriented work principles. ESCs must possess an attitude of self-sufficiency in order to overcome unforeseen physical and mental challenges when support from others is unavailable. Responsibilities include a wide variety of emergency management advisory functions in support of local and tribal governments, regional staff and state agencies.


Topics that ESCs should be knowledgeable in include, but are not limited to the Emergency Services Act (ESA), Incident Command Systems (ICS), Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS)/National Incident Management System (SEMS/NIMS), Emergency Support Functions (ESF), Recovery Support Functions (RSF), Emergency Management Mutual Aid (EMMA), Cal OES Emergency Management Software system (CalEOC), and the Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG).


You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

This position is based in Orange County.

**Please see attached Duty Statement.**

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Emergency Services Coordinator
$4,177.00 - $6,262.00
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Orange County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

In the event of an emergency:
Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) is an emergency response, homeland security, and disaster recovery agency and as a result, is a dynamic and exciting place to work in a team-oriented environment. Cal OES provides training to enhance the understanding of emergency and incident management to all employees. As an employee, you shall be contacted and requested to report to work in the event of an emergency. This contact may be outside of your normal working hours (evenings/nights, weekends, and holidays). This service may require irregular work hours, work locations other than the official duty location, and may include duties other than those specified in your official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and you may be required to relocate to emergency sites.

Department Website:

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a valid California Drivers License (CDL). You must answer the questions addressing your CDL on your application. Ensure you provide your CDL number, class, expiration date, and any endorsements and/or restrictions.

This position is required to have a valid California Driver’s License and participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Employer Pull Notice Program.

Additional Application Submission Requirements:  You must complete the EMPLOYMENT FORM DISCLOSURE and attach it to your application.  If the Employment Form Disclosure is not attached to your application, your application WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Click here to download the Employment Forms Disclosure


How to apply:
To have your application considered for this job opportunity, please put the JC #132411, or the Position #163-341-4926-xxx  in the “EXAMINATION(S) OR JOB TITLE(S) FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING” section on the State Application, STD. 678, you must note how you have eligibility (list, transfer, reinstatement, etc.) in the “EXPLANATIONS” section on the State Application, STD. 678, you must list your most current employment history first in the “EMPLOYMENT HISTORY” section on the State Application providing the “From” and “To” dates with the month, day and year, the “Hours Per Week” that you worked and the Total Worked (Years/Months), the Salary you earned per hour/week/month/year in the “Salary Earned” section. You must complete the “DUTIES PERFORMED” on the State Application (do not note “see attached resume” in this section). NOTE: Incomplete applications received will not be considered. Resumes are welcomed but do not take the place of the completed State Application STD 678. Please note, applications received via fax or e-mail will NOT be accepted. If you would like confirmation of receipt please send certified mail. Only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. A candidate pool may be established for subsequent vacancies. **We encourage applicants to apply electronically.**

All hires may be subject to a criminal background check.

Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

California Governor's Office of Emergency Services
Attn: Sean Anderson
Human Resources Recruitment
3650 Schriever Avenue
Mather, CA 95655

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Sean Anderson
Human Resources Recruitment
3650 Schriever Avenue
Mather, CA 95655
Drop off at Security Desk
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.


To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package, please visit:

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website:
Human Resources Contact:
Sean Anderson
(916) 845-8638

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
Robin Frazier
(916) 845-8527
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail