The Oregon Office of Emergency Management is seeking a director for its Salem office.
The director will be responsible for making sure that emergency management systems and protocols are maintained, as well as planning, preparing and executing actions in the case of an emergency.
To facilitate an appropriate response to an emergency, the director will have authority to enforce laws and regulations. The director will communicate with the adjunct general and the governor along with multiple agency and division heads within the state and federal government, and elected and appointed officials. The successful candidate also will set training and exercise standards.
Candidates for the job should have a working knowledge of the laws and regulations that pertain to the department. In addition, they should have at least six years of supervisory experience within emergency management, including a fire department, 911 call center, military, homeland security, FEMA or law enforcement.
Applicants should also have specific experience in coordinating emergency relief in the case of a disaster within a state or local context at the scale of Oregon's Office of Emergency Management. Applicants must demonstrate an understanding of how coordinating a disaster response should help with regard to assistance, resource allocation, and communication with city, county and state officials.
Interested candidates should apply at agency.governmentjobs.com.