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Emergency Services Director

Category: Public Safety
Description: Prepares For The Immediate Use Of All Facilities, Equipment, Manpower And Other Resources For The Purpose Of Minimizing Or Preventing Harm And Damages To Persons And Property During Emergency Situations; Administers And Directs The Emergency Medical Program For The County; Supervises The Emergency Medical Services Manager, Emergency Management Coordinator, Fire Marshall, And Telecommunications Manager; Investigates Complaints Against Department Personnel From The General Public, Other Emergency Services Law Enforcement Personnel Interacting With The Department; Works With EMS Advisory Board And Central Communications Advisory Board. This Position Also Assists And Advises The County Manager, Management Team, And Departmental Officials On Public Utility Related Matters. Requirements: Any Combination Of Education And Experience Equivalent To Graduation From An Accredited College Or University With Major Course Work In Emergency Management, Public Administration Or Related Field And At Least Six (6) Years Professional And Administrative Experience Of A Wide And Progressively Responsible Nature In Emergency Management. This Position Is Designated As A Critical Safety Position For Halifax County. During Periods Of Unplanned County Business Closures, This Position Will Be Required To Respond Based On Departmental Procedures/policies. Employees In This Classification Will Not Be Authorized Accrual Of Administrative Leave. Halifax County Requires Each Department Head Level Position To Reside Within The County Borders By The Completion Of Their Nine-month Probationary Period. Compensation: Hiring Range For This Position Is $63,148 - $79,958. Application Requirements: An Official Completed Halifax County Application For Employment (HR1107) And College Transcripts Are Required To Fully Evaluate Your Qualifications For This Position. The Completed Application And Supplemental Materials Must Be Received By 5:00 P.m. On Or Before The Closing Date; Postmarks Will Not Be Accepted. All Portions On The Application, As They Relate To Your Background, Must Be Fully Completed. Applications May Not Refer To A Resume’ Or Other Enclosed Documents (i.e. “see Resume” Or “see Attached”), Nor Will These Items Be Accepted In Lieu Of A Completed Application. We Will Be Unable To Consider Incomplete Submissions For This Position. Unofficial Transcripts (e.g. Student Copies) Are Acceptable For Application Purposes. If Selected For Employment, Official Transcripts Will Be Required. A Criminal Background Check Will Be Required Prior To Hiring. Closing Date: Thursday, November 30, 2023 Submit Materials To: Dia Denton, County Manager, PO Box 38, Halifax, NC 27839 Apply Online: Https://
Employer: Halifax County
Expires: 12/6/2023