Rapid Response Team (RRT) Coordinator
Albany, NY - Posted on: Monday 07/11/16
The incumbent in this position will report directly to the Senior Administrative Assistant and will be responsible for assisting in development and maintenance of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Rapid Response Team (RRT) Program. Specific duties will include:providing assistance to the Division of Food Safety and Inspection, as directed, to support state food disaster readiness and response; developing NYSDAM RRT documents, including but not limited to: Standard Operating Procedures/Guidelines, Response procedures; coordinating and participating in RRT meetings and calls, as necessary; communicating NYSDAM investigational findings to RRT members; tracking the outcome of food safety investigations within NYS (i.e. trace-back activities, lab analysis, recalls, and disaster support; maintaining communication and an open dialogue with federal, state, and local colleagues. preparing training and/or table-top exercises; attending the annual RRT meeting; preparing RRT deliverable reports, including, but not limited to: the mid-year and final grant reports; and other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in food safety, emergency management, or environmental health; OR an Associate’s degree and four years of such experience.
Master’s degree in Public Health. Working knowledge of food safety and/or emergency management terminology – knowledge of basic terms, definitions and concepts related to emergency management, national incident management system and incident command system. In depth knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access, PowerPoint and Excel. Ability to generate documents and reports. Highly organized with excellent time management skills, an ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, and work independently. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a strong attention to detail.
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