EM-- Emergency Management Instructor Qualfications

 

  • Master’s degree in Emergency Management and a minimum of 3 years recent (in last 6 years), full-time equivalent, non-teaching experience in the field.

  • Master’s degree in Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Fire Administration, or other related area, plus completion of FEMA Professional Development Series (PDS), and 3 years recent (in last 6 years), full-time equivalent, non-teaching work experience in the field.

  • Bachelor’s degree in subject area and 4 years recent (in last 6 years), full-time equivalent, non-teaching work experience in the field.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Fire Administration, or other related area, plus completion of FEMA Professional Development Series (PDS), and 4 years recent (in last 6 years), full-time equivalent, non-teaching work experience in the field.

  • AAS degree in subject area or professional education, plus 5 years recent (in last 6 years), full-time equivalent, non-teaching work experience in the field; or 5 years recent (in last 6 years), full-time equivalent, non-teaching  work experience in any emergency services field, plus, the completion of FEMA Professional Development Series (PDS);  or 5 years of recent (in the last 6 years), full-time equivalent, Military Service in an emergency services MOS or in Military Disaster Response, Rescue & Recovery operations.

  • Demonstrated competency as established in qualifications set by the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training for Emergency Services Responders;  plus a minimum of 100 hours of disaster response, non-teaching  activities, such as, local and/or state exercises and drills; plus successful completion of FEMA Professional Development Series (PSD); plus active membership in a recognized Emergency Management professional organization.

Approved March 2011

 

For Related Instruction

EM101, EM114 and EM 204: Computation, Communication and Human Relations
EM202 and EM 203:
Computation and Human Relations
EM103 and EM 228: Communication and Human Relations
EM112:
Human Relations
EM205:
Computation

Education:
Minimum qualifications: Associate Degree in one of the following fields of study: Communications,Psychology, Criminal Justice, or Emergency Management. Preferred: Bachelor's Degree.

Experience:
Minimum qualifications: At least three years in emergency communications; with at least one year as an agency trainer or supervisor. (Preferred: Five years in emergency communications and at least two years as a trainer.) Instructors must be current in their field, either through employment, volunteer work or professional activities.

Approved: May 2011 (EM 101 and 103, additional courses added November 2013