ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY
EMERGENCY SERVICES DIRECTOR
St. Lawrence County is seeking an experienced professional to lead the Office of Emergency Services. The ideal candidate will have exceptional leadership, communications, and administrative skills. This Position involves responsibilities of coordinating and administering emergency management, fire emergency, emergency medical services management, and the 911 System. There is also a project management component with the current Interoperability Project. Additional responsibilities include planning, organizing, recruiting, equipping and training personnel, and implementing the local NIMS natural disaster, fire emergency management, and emergency preparedness program working with New York SEMO/FEMA. Additionally, the incumbent is responsible for supervising mutual aid to cope with fires and other public emergencies requiring the services of paid and volunteer firefighters and emergency medical personnel. Work is performed under the general supervision of the County Administrator in accordance with State and Federal regulations and guidelines. Salary Range $61,542 - $79,181. SUGGESTED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
(a)Bachelor's Degree in Public or Business Administration, Planning, Public Relations, Communications or closely related field and 6 yrs of full-time paid exp. in emergency preparedness, fire fighting or EMS, 4 yrs as a supervisor; or
(b) Associates Degree in Public or Business Administration, Planning, Public Relations, Communications or closely related field and 8 yrs full-time, paid exp. in emergency preparedness, fire fighting or EMS, 4 yrs as a Supervisor; or
(c)HS or GED and 10 yrs of full-time paid exp. in emergency preparedness, fire fighting or EMS, 4 yrs as a supervisor. NOTE:
Volunteer part-time experience will be equated to its full-time equivalency based on yrs., and quantifiable participation.
A detailed job description and qualification statement for the position can be found at: http://www.stlawco.org
Send resume and letter of application to Ruth A Doyle, St. Lawrence County Administrator, 48 Court Street, Canton, New York 13617. Application deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019. AA/EOE.
Location/Region: CANTON ,NY