Mitchell County has an opening for the position of Emergency Management Director. The Emergency Management Director reports to the Mitchell County Board of Commissioners.
JOB SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Mitchell County Board of Commissioners, this full-time position is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, organizing, carrying out emergency planning, preparedness, mitigation and recovery activities for Mitchell County, including budgeting, complying with federal, state and local regulations, policies and procedures, planning for short-term and long-term objectives, and community cooperation within Mitchell County, while delivering the highest level of customer service.
Minimum two years supervisory/management experience.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Emergency Management or Public Safety Experience or equivalent experience preferred, but not required.
Proof of, or ability to obtain Kansas Certified Emergency Manager Certification with 24 months of date of hire and maintained during term of employment.
Certification in 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800 required.
Valid Kansas Driver’s License is required and must be maintained.
Applicant must be minimum age of 21.
Qualified person must be able to pass a background check.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Personal computers and software application.
Ability to speak in front of public.
Ability to concentrate on many different tasks at the same time.
Ability to organize and lead personnel, volunteers and partners.
Ability to analyze situations and determine appropriate action.
Ability to work without direct supervision and meet appropriate deadlines.
Develop operating budget and oversees expenditures and financial reports as needed.
Review and approve all invoices for department purchases prior to submission for payment.
Print and maintain employee identification cards from the CRMCS system.
Maintain department inventories and equipment.
Consults with and advises Board of County commissioners on matters relating to department operations, including preparing an annual department budget.
Serve as county point of contact for the Department of Homeland Security and Kansas Department of Emergency Management.
Must possess good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Application deadline is March 31.
Applications can be picked up at the Mitchell County Clerk’s office in the Courthouse. Return applications to the Clerk’s office.
Mitchell County is an Equal Opportunity Employer