Intern Emergency Management and Preparedness Spring 2022

Website Volvo

Position Description

Job Description:

Have a passion for Emergency Management and Preparedness Planning. As an Intern at Volvo Trucks North America NRV, you will learn the foundational principles of what it takes to create, implement, test, and improve a wide range of emergency management procedures. You will work under close supervision of an Emergency Preparedness Senior Director and in collaboration with all levels of stakeholders: from emergency management professionals and other business stakeholders to develop and implement policies and procedures relating to emergency preparedness and management. Individuals in this role use project management knowledge and technical writing skills to support assigned projects, including:

Develop plans and procedures for major disruptions or emergencies
Validation of emergency management procedures
Prepare policies and briefings on emergency preparedness subject matter
Participate in fieldwork to execute emergency simulations or carry out protocol in crisis situations
Support project performance reporting
Create and maintain project artifacts and ensure appropriate document and administrative controls

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Support project teams with the creation and implementation of disaster protocol.
Create and maintain required documentation including project organization charts, distribution lists, project logs, project schedules, requirements documents, project budgets, and status reports
Assist in development and review of disaster policies and briefings
Coordinate project logistics, including calendars, major events, meetings and applicable materials and equipment

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be actively pursuing a degree at an accredited educational institution.
Must be actively pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Business Administration, Emergency Management, Communications, or related field.
Must have at least one year of academic studies completed.
Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Pursuing a graduate degree in Emergency Management, Business Administration, Communications or related field.
At least 4 years of academic undergraduate studies completed.
Relevant work experience (e.g., internships, school jobs)
Microsoft Office experience (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Outlook, Teams)

COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

About us

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success.

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