Description

Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: 47-49K
Organization's Mission: Mission Statement
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.​

Vision Statement
The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...



...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;



...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;



...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;



...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and



...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

Fundamental Principles of the Global Red Cross Network
Humanity

The Red Cross, born of a desire to bring assistance without discrimi
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Our DEI Mission:

The American Red Cross will consistently deliver its products, goods, and services in a culturally competent manner.

Our DEI Vision:

The American Red Cross aspires to be an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion by creating and maintaining a diverse, high-performing workforce of employees and volunteers who reflect all communities we serve; by cultivating a collaborative, inclusive and respectful work environment that empowers all contributors; and by leveraging diverse partnerships – all of which helps to ensure culturally competent service delivery supported by effective community leadership and engagement.
Position Summary: As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs.

At the Red Cross, there is no such thing as a small disaster. In every single case it is the Red Cross’ mission to help people affected by disaster meet their emergency needs that include shelter, food, clothing, and health and mental health services. As a paid staff member, you will support our loyal Red Cross disaster volunteers who serve selflessly to provide a bridge of assistance until individuals and families can resume a normal life.


Our disaster volunteers are the heart and soul of our mission to respond to emergencies and provide relief to victims of disasters. They serve in a number of capacities, including Disaster Action Team Member, Disaster Assessment, Caseworker, Mass Care Feeding, Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) Driver, Shelter Manager/Staff, Disaster Health Services and Disaster Mental Health.

We are currently seeking a Disaster Services Supervisor (Springville, UT) to work in our Springville, UT office. This position will work 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, and some weekends and evenings will be required during times of business need. Travel will also be involved up to 25% of the time.

Supervise the implementation of the disaster services program in an assigned geographic territory. Lead and supervise Disaster Program staff and volunteer team responsible for local preparation, response and recovery management as well as management of government partnerships within assigned territory. Implement disaster preparedness, response, and recovery programs in the local area. Ensure the development of Disaster leadership volunteers in each of the program support functional areas of the disaster cycle in order to meet the needs of the territory, region, state and division. Drivers for this work include the number of municipalities within its coverage area, the amount and complexity of program activity, presence of significant grant funding, geography, risk, population, frequency of events, and regional structure. Provide support, development and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers.
Primary Responsibilities: Responsibilities:
1: Establish and implement disaster services program goals, objectives, policies, and procedures in a territory in alignment with established metrics. Coordinate the day-to-day functions that support these programs in accordance with policies and procedures.
2: Lead and supervise a primarily volunteer team responsible for the implementation of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery programs in the local area. Ensure the development of Disaster leadership volunteers in each of the program support functional areas of the disaster cycle in order to meet the needs of the territory, region, state and division. Hire, train, coach, counsel, and evaluate performance of direct reports and volunteers.
3: Act in a facilitative leader role across the disaster cycle. Align with government and work to enable the entire community to participate in all phases of the disaster cycle by shifting from being not only a provider of direct services but also a facilitative leader. Within scope of position, represent the entire disaster cycle of preparedness, response and recovery.
4: Mobilize the local community to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies. Meet the needs and expectations of clients and stakeholders. Develop human and material resources (volunteers, partners, community agencies, shelter and vendor agreements etc.) to ensure the full cycle of disaster services is delivered.
5: Develop and cultivate professional relationships with key internal & external partners/organizations. Serve as the Red Cross thought leader on a local level with government and other agencies and organizations involved in disaster. Ensure interface with community leaders, corporations, businesses and government agencies. Participate in local planning, exercises, and training, to include exercises called by local partners (VOADs, EMAs and LEPCs).
6: Manage local responses by the deployment volunteers on a daily basis in a rapid and accessible manner. Serve during times of disaster as the operational leadership for the territory/local level. Participate in a leadership role on larger operations regionally, division or nationwide.
7: Ensure that American Red Cross services are available to diverse communities.
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Scope: Directs daily operations of work unit.
Desired Qualifications: Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's degree required.
Experience: Minimum 3 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience required.
Management Experience: 1 year of lead or supervisory experience.
Skills & Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Develop project plans & budgets. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of program or service. Demonstrated ability in creating presentations and developing training modules. Develop strategies to achieve organizational goals. Demonstrated analytical and decision-making skills to develop creative processes for continuous program or service improvements. Proven track record of collaboration, facilitation, problem solving, marketing, leadership, and partnership management. Ability for planning, public speaking, project management and process improvement. Must be customer oriented, organized, and able to operate with an orientation toward solutions, with an external focus, and team orientation. Intermediate proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Familiarity with federal, state and local employment laws. Must be able to perform all assigned responsibilities under “grey sky” requirements. Ability to work on a team.
Travel: Travel may be required.

* Combination of candidate’s education and general experience satisfies requirements so long as the total years equate to description’s minimum education and general experience years combined (Management experience cannot be substituted).
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Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The work environment will consist of moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phones and printers, light traffic). The employee must have the ability to work in a small cubicle and have the ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Following Rewards:
Comprehensive Medical Plans to suit your needs and budget, with costs shared between you and the Red Cross
Additional Insurance Plans including vision and dental plans

Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses or dependent day care

Life Insurance in the amount of your annual salary

Disability Benefit up to 60% of your monthly pay

Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays – flexible time off for illness or personal need, plus six paid holidays

Savings Plan 401(k) – with 100% contribution match up to four percent of eligible pay; plan vests after three years

Commuter Benefits – save on commuting costs with our Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits Program

Employee Assistance Program – no-cost information and counseling service available 24 hours a day, seven days a week

National Awards – recognizing the contributions of exceptional employees

Service Recognition – service pins and gifts are awarded for every five years of service

Career Development including annual performance reviews, training programs, and the Internal Career Center to help you explore new opportunities within the organization
How to Apply: https://americanredcross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/American_Red_Cross_Careers/job/Springville-UT/Disaster-Services-Supervisor--Springville--UT-_RC45978/apply
Closing Date: Open until filled
Location: Central UT

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Contact: NancyJohn
Email: nancy.john@redcross.org
Phone: 8015544575