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Director of Emergency Management - Saline County

03/06/2019 4:05 PM | Mary Napier (Administrator)

Job Description:

  • Fulfill the duties of Director of Emergency Management as prescribed in Local Codes, State Statutes and Federal Laws.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Government, private and volunteer sectors of the community to communicate mutual concerns.
  • Maintain the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to support natural or man-made disasters or major emergency operations.
  • Liaison between Local, State and Federal agencies during response and recovery activities of jurisdictions involved in natural or man-made disasters or major emergencies.
  •  Maintain reverse 911 or mass notification systems to broadcast emergency information and instructions to the public for a local, as well as national emergency.
  • Act as Chief of Staff of the EOC and serve as key advisor during an emergency, reporting directly to the Chief Executive of the affected jurisdiction.
  • Attend Board of Trustees meetings of the rural fire districts to provide information and guidance in matters that have been identified by the Board of Trustees, the Board of County Commissioners or the Deputy County Administrator.
  • Maintain a Weather Center in the EOC. Direct County storm spotter’s activities. Activate the storm warning system for severe thunderstorm and tornado watches and warnings for the jurisdiction.
  • Knowledge of the methods of organization, planning, management and supervision. Be able to work a variety of hours and be physically able to respond to disaster emergencies. Ability to deal effectively with Local, State and Federal government officials.

Salary Range: $48,621.77 at Step 1 to $74,342.14 at Step 20.

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