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Emergency Management Director - Meade County

Job Description: The Meade County Emergency Management Director is a full time position under FLSA. This position is supervised by the Meade County Commissioners. Administrative work in developing, directing and maintaining an effective emergency management program is the responsibility of this employee. All aspects of emergency preparedness (includes natural, man-made and chemical disasters) are to be executed by this position/dept.   

Experience: One to three years of experience or training in any of these areas: public safety, emergency communications, emergency services, or emergency management required. 

Education: High School diploma or GED, valid DL. 

Technical Skills:  Individual must be a self-motivated leader.   Be able to work a variety of hours and be physically able to respond to 24-hour coverage to disaster emergencies. Must have the skills to organize and coordinate with various groups in the community. Must have the ability to understand and work with state and federal regulations pertaining to emergency preparedness, hazardous material and radiological protection. Technical skills in radio equipment and computers are also a requirement.

Applicant should possess strong communication and management skills.  

Must be able to obtain within 24 months of appointment, and maintain, certification as an emergency manager from an association or institution identified and published by the KDEM. (will have time on the job to complete this required certification)

Misc:  Background check and pre-employment drug test is required.

Position will remain open until filled.  The salary will commensurate with experience.  

Information and application can be obtained by calling Meade County Public Works Dept. At 620.873.8721 or Meade County Clerk's Office at 620.873.8700   Application can be picked up at 200 N Fowler Street Meade County Courthouse.  

--Posted 1/19/18


Employer:Sedgwick County
Division:County Manager
Job Title:Emergency Management Director

Salary Range:  $59,600 - $87,200

Job Objectives: 

Plans, directs and coordinates the activities of Sedgwick County Emergency Management and Public Health Emergency preparedness programs. Oversees the County’s emergency notification system. Builds collaborative working relationships with government agencies, private organizations and the public to prepare for and respond during various public safety and health emergencies. Prepares and establishes procedures for responding to natural disasters, criminal terrorism, or other emergencies. Establishes program objectives with municipal, County, State and Federal Officials that meet established regulations.

Closes: 1/31/18

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