Emergency Management Assistant

Program:Emergency Management Salary Grade:GS – 9
Supervisor:Program ManagerSalary Range:$16.23-$19.38
FLSA Status: Exempt      X Non-Exempt     Public SafetyPosition Type:Regular Part-Time

Please complete an application at fpst.org/employment/ to apply.


The Emergency Management Assistant is under the direct supervision of the Emergency Management Coordinator.  This is a Regular Part-Time position that provides administrative support and general assistance to the Emergency Management Department.


  1. Assists with preparing documents and materials for meetings, trainings, exercises, and emergency operations.
  2. Assists with organization and filing documents of meetings, trainings, exercises, and emergency operations.
  3. Assist with purchasing and procurement of material, equipment, supplies and services.
  4. Assists with acquiring, inventorying and distribution of equipment and supplies.
  5. Assist with emergency operations such as drive-thru deliveries in the Tribal or neighboring Tribal Communities.
  6. Assist with community outreach including newsletter articles, flyers and/or events.
  7. Assist with community notifications including door-to-door notices.
  8. Other job related duties as assigned by the supervisor.


  1. Must have High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  2. Preferred to have two (2) years college credits in a related field; or two (2) years professional experience in an administrative or public safety field.
  3. Ability to maintain a professional demeanor when dealing with the public especially in difficult and stressful situations.
  4. Ability to think quickly, maintain self-control, and adapt to stressful situations.
  5. Ability to use good judgement and effectively solve problems.
  6. Ability to define problems and deal with a variety of situations.
  7. Ability to comprehend, retain and apply Tribal, Federal, State, local policies, procedures, and written instructions.


(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)

  1. Must have ability to communicate effectively with other members of the staff, supervisors, and the public.
  2. Must have ability to communicate in both written and verbal form.
  3. Must be competent with standard office equipment, computer and intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  4. Must be able to successfully complete ICS 100, 200, 700 and 800 within three (3) months of hire.Must be able to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision.Must be able to take direction and complete tasks assigned in the time specified.Must have a valid Nevada driver’s license and be insurable under the FPST or Tribal Insurance policies.The duties of this job include physical activities such as stooping, kneeling, sitting, standing, reaching, walking, lifting and/or move (up to 25 pounds) and repetitive motions. 
  5. The duties of this job include working in outdoor environments heat/cold for extended periods as well as in an office setting.


Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe and Native American/Indian Preference;  Employment preferences to members of the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone and to members of federally-recognized Indian Tribes shall apply to this position pursuant to the Tribe’s Personnel Policies.  Persons of Tribe and/or Indian ancestry and wish to claim these employment preferences should submit a copy of the Tribal Enrollment Card/Certification indicating the name of the Tribe they are enrolled with.

U.S. Veteran’s Preference;  Preference to opportunities to veterans honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces shall apply to this position pursuant to the Tribe’s Personnel Policies.

Equal Opportunity Employer;  The Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national original, sex, religious preference, age, handicap, marital status, political preference, genetics or membership or non-membership in any employee organization, except as allowed by Federal and/or Tribal Law.

Drug Free Workplace; The Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe is a drug-free workplace.  All employees are subject to a pre-employment and random drug screens.

Background Checks; All employees must be able to pass a background check per the Tribe’s Background Check Policy.

Position Description Limitations; This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the Tribe and the employee, and is subject to change by the Council as the needs of the Tribe and the requirements of the job change.  This position description is not intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by any employee in this position and is not intended to reflect all duties performed within the position.