"Be Prepared, Keep Informed, Get Involved"



About Columbia County EMA



Columbia County EMA has two full time employees and is the principle emergency management coordinating entity for thirty-three municipalities.


Like any community Columbia County is potentially vulnerable to a variety of natural and man caused emergencies with flash flooding and Susquehanna River flooding at the top of the list.




Columbia County is also a risk county of the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station and a member of the East Central PA Counter-Terrorism Task Force. With 59 Tier II reporting facilities, Interstate 80 and two railroads dissecting the county we are also prepared to respond to a variety of hazardous materials incidents.


Columbia County EMA’s motto is “Informed people make better decisions’" so community outreach is the foundation of our emergency management program.





If a serious problem arises are you willing to be part of the solution? Get involved, help make Columbia County more disaster ready!


Job Title:


Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Staff




Answer telephones, receive& relay messages, answer questions, maintain records


Training :


Training will be provided




High School diploma or equivalent -criminal background check - must be a team player - basic computer literacy a plus



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