Alachua County Board of County Commissioners is looking for a Assistant Director, Emergency Management

Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
12 SE 1st Street Gainesville, FL 32601

Job Title:   Assistant Director, Emergency Management

Job Description
This is highly responsible professional and technical work in assisting in the conceptualization, formulation, and implementation the County’s overall comprehensive emergency management program.

This is an emergency essential classification. Upon declaration of a disaster and/or emergency, all employees in this classification are required to work.

An employee assigned to this classification plans, organizes, directs, and controls the various activities and operations of the Emergency Management Division of the Alachua County Fire Rescue Department including preparedness, recovery, and mitigation planning.

Work is performed under the general direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and the observation of results obtained.

Hours:   40
Starting Pay:  $57,116.80 Annually

Minimum Requirements
Master’s degree in urban planning, public administration, emergency management, business administration, fire science or related field, and two years of professional experience in emergency management or related field; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience.
Acceptable education/experience: Master’s degree and two years’ related professional field experience = (8 years); or Bachelor’s degree and four years’ related professional field experience = (8 years); or Associate’s degree and six years’ related professional field experience =(8 years); or High School diploma or equivalent and eight years’ related professional field experience.

A valid Florida Driver License is required and a Motor Vehicle Record that meets the requirements of Alachua County policy # 6-7; Motor Vehicle Records will be reviewed prior to employment. If in the past 24-month period, the record shows more than 3 moving traffic violations, and/or a conviction/pending charge for driving under the influence, the minimum qualifications are not met for the position.
Successful completion of a criminal history background investigation is required prior to employment. Applicants within six months of meeting the education/experience requirement may be considered for trainee status.

Must obtain the National or Florida Professional Emergency Manager Certification. (IAEM CEM and/or FEPA FPEM) within 12 months of hire date.

The employee must be able to report to the EOC within 60 minutes of notification in order to open and activate the EOC in the event of a declared emergency.


Closing Date/Time: Tue. 07/23/19 11:59 PM Eastern Time