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Emergency Management Director - Meade County

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). 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.