|Description: |The Emergency Services Manager is responsible for performance of a full range of administrative duties designed to assist in the coordination of the County’s disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery activities. Serves as the Public Health Preparedness Coordinator and is responsible for Public Health emergency preparedness activities and grant reporting requirements. Incumbents are responsible for researching and summarizing information from various sources, completing difficult and detailed reports, implementing a variety of complex office procedures, maintaining thorough knowledge of emergency management operations, interpreting policies and terminology, and/or responding to diverse work situations involving a high level of complexity due to coordination of activities with various State, Federal and County agencies. Provides technical and professional advice to other departments and agencies as appropriate. Incumbents in this class work with relative independence with only occasional instruction or technical assistance. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Board of County Commissioners, with work being reviewed primarily on the basis of compliance with rules and regulations and results attained.
Bachelor’s degree in related field and two (2) to four (4) years of progressively responsible emergency management experience; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the assigned duties.
Possession of or ability to obtain certification for: Basic Applied Practices Certificate (BAPS) which consists of Disaster Recovery and Mitigation, Introduction to the National Management System (NIMS), Incident Command Series and Hazmat Awareness or Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Awareness. Possession of or ability to obtain valid Oregon Driver’s license; safe driving record.
Those employed in this position are subject to drug testing and background investigation including criminal background investigation. Conviction of a crime may disqualify an individual for this classification.
For more info/application go to www.co.josephine.or.us or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526. An application (ALL pages) is required; NO resumes only. EOE
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