York County Government
Emergency Management Agency
Job Title: Emergency Management Fire Administrator Liaison
Department: Emergency Management Agency
Reports to: Director
FLSA Status: Non-Union / Salary
Prepared By: Human Resources
Prepared Date: April 2019
This position is responsible for assisting the Director of York County Emergency Management by serving as liaison with the York County Fire Chiefs. This individual assists by organizing and coordinating all Emergency Management Agency activities relating to minimizing the effect of natural or manmade disaster upon the citizens of York County. Duties and responsibilities include providing liaison and coordination with fire chiefs, supervising personnel; developing, testing, and implementing emergency response and recovery operation plans; and conducting training on public preparedness
EXPECTATIONS OF EMPLOYEE
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Including the following. (Other duties may be assigned)
This position supervises up to 30 non-supervisory employees. This position carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the County’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. This position also supervises 25 Hazmat Team members.
Attends conferences and meetings to keep abreast of current trends in the field. Represents York County EMA at all Fire & EMS meetings in a variety of local, county, state meetings.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a college or university with an Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience required, in fire science, or a closely related field, and Ten (10) years of experience in Fire or Emergency Medical Service work and five (5) years in a supervisory capacity. Must be a Fire Fighter II, Fire Officer II, and EMT-B or any acceptable equivalent combination of Education and Experience. ME Chief Fire Officer I certification or Fire Officer IV desired.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Preferred applicant experience: Chief Fire officer.
Associates Degree in Public or Business Administration required with four to six years of emergency management experience, preferably within a local government (or related); or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS
This position requires effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and intermediate computer literacy.
Incumbent must possess the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Incumbent must possess the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Incumbent must possess the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Incumbent must possess the ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The incumbent frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The incumbent is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb or balance. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is routinely exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Applications for this position can be picked up at the York County Management building located at 149 Jordan Springs Road, Alfred, Maine or on the County of York website: www.yorkcountymaine.gov
All Applications and Resumes should be submitted to:
York County Human Resources
Attn: Linda Corliss
45 Kennebunk Road
Alfred, ME 04002
By Friday, May 24, 2019 @ 12 pm
York County Government is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.