Lewisville, Texas, seeks to hire emergency administration manager

Lewisville, Texas, is looking to hire a new emergency administration manager. | Contributed photo

The City of Lewisville, Texas, is searching for a new full-time emergency administration manager.

The job requires the development of an overall emergency management program for the city, and the coordination, implementation and maintenance of emergency preparedness, recovery and response for Lewisville.

The hired applicant will work with city staff and others to develop an employee emergency response guidebook. Additionally, the successful candidate also will work to maintain and develop an Emergency Operations Plan, a Continuity of Operations Plan, a Continuity of Government Plan and Disaster Debris Management Plan.

Other job requirements include filling out grant applications and serving as the city's grant administrator for emergency management programs.

Applicants should have a bachelor's degree in emergency management, public administration or a related field, and have five years of experience in emergency management, along with some municipal experience.

The hired candidate will be required to receive Certified Emergency Manager certification, either as a Texas Certified Emergency Manager or through the International Association of Emergency Managers within one year of being hired. An amateur radio operator license is preferred. An amateur radio technician-level license must be obtained within the first six months on the job.

The salary ranges from $70,000 to $77,000 per year, with a $350-per-month car allowance. Applications will be accepted until Jan. 9 at 5 p.m.