Emergency Response Shift Supervisor (ERSS) - Ponca City Refinery

Phillips66 - Ponca city, Oklahoma

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Job ID 51763

The Emergency Response Shift Supervisor (ERSS) , reporting to the Emergency Response Team Lead, provides on-shift leadership, direction, support and training to the emergency response teams and functions as the initial Incident Commander at emergency events. The ERSS also provides after hours support for the Safety group. This position involves shift work consisting of 12-hour shifts based on a predetermined schedule, or as needed..

Responsibilities May Include

  • Ensuring that life safety issues take priority during emergencies.

  • Interfacing with operations & mechanical during emergencies to ensure the safety of personnel and minimize damage to property and the environment.

  • Providing first aid/basic life support during emergencies as necessary.

  • Facilitating continuous, meaningful and relevant training within the Emergency Response Team.

  • Aligning Emergency Response training to ensure that accepted standards of performance are met by the ERT.

  • Providing and leading emergency response and safety topics to respective team members.

  • Maintaining a high degree of continuous ICS & Emergency Response learning.

  • Balancing the actions of the Emergency Response Team with the needs of operations & mechanical to resolve emergency response and safety issues.

  • Providing emergency response and safety training to employees as appropriate.

  • Conducting, documenting and leading unit evacuation drills.

  • Maintaining appropriate level of knowledge of alarm & fire water systems on the site.

  • Auditing emergency response processes to identify means of making them safer, more efficient and effective.

  • Evaluating current emergency response equipment to ensure its current and future effectiveness.

  • Inspecting, testing and maintaining safety and emergency response equipment to ensure emergency preparedness.

  • Consulting with ERSS’s, Emergency Response Team and S&OH Resources to resolve common problems or concerns.

  • Being a subject matter expert on S&OH issues to provide back-up to the S&OH position when needed.

  • Providing off-hour support as a safety resource.

Required Qualifications

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High school diploma / GED equivalent or higher

  • 5 or more years of direct experience in fire protection, firefighting, safety and emergency response

  • Emergency Response Responder (EMR) certification

  • Valid driver's license

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and during emergency incidents

  • Ability to work shift work

  • Ability to be on call 24/7

  • Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). Information can be found at


  • Bachelor's degree in Safety/Health/Fire Protection or related field

  • 5 or more years of direct experience in refining and/or chemical industry

  • Emergency Response Responder (EMT) or higher certification Emergency Response Team leader or National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Officer certification (hazmat, rescue, oil spill, fire prevention)

  • Working knowledge of OSHA safety and occupational health regulatory requirements

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word) and SAP

  • Demonstrated high level of competency in emergency preparedness and emergency response

  • Ability to interface with regulatory agencies

  • Ability to liaise with external bodies so that Phillips 66’s safety/loss prevention interests are accurately represented

  • Ability to process large amount of visual and auditory information quickly; take quick decisive actions; give clear, concise communications;

  • delegate; positively influence others; prioritize actions; think outside the box to evaluate current conditions/situations to predict possible future conditions

  • Strong support for work processes and continuous improvement systems

  • Communicates well with all organizational levels and presents information/ideas in an articulate and organized way

  • Strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

  • Accepts ownership, delivers on commitments and gets results

  • Ability to work well in a team environment; team player

  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to contribute to an environment of openness and trust, consistent with Phillips 66’s Core Values that allow others to contribute to their full potential.

The Ponca City Refinery is located in Ponca City, Oklahoma, approximately 95 miles northwest of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Its facilities include crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrodesulfurization and delayed coking units. The refinery processes a mixture of light, medium and heavy crude oil delivered via pipeline from Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, the U.S. Rockies and Canada. Infrastructure improvements have enabled the delivery of locally produced crude oil by pipeline and truck. The refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels and anode-grade petroleum coke. Refined products are primarily distributed to customers by company-owned and common carrier pipelines to markets throughout the Midcontinent region.

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description


Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. With a portfolio of Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and markets fuels and products globally. Phillips 66 Partners, the company’s master limited partnership, is integral to the portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,300 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $58 billion of assets as of March 31, 2019. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Phillips66Co.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Nov 9, 2019
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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