Under the policy and administrative direction of the White Pine County Commissioners, serves as department head of the Emergency Management Department, coordinates the planning process and training programs for emergency response, solicits and administers grants to fund emergency preparedness. The employee in this position is an “at-will” employee appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the County Board of Commissioners.
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Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a State of Nevada driver’s license and maintain a safe driving record. Must be accessible for major emergencies; available to attend meetings outside of normal business hours and/or outside the Ely area.
Experience and Training: The knowledge and ability listed above may be acquired through different types of education, training, and experience. An example of a typical way to acquire the qualifying knowledge and ability is listed below:
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with coursework in public or business administration, homeland security, community planning, or public safety administration plus two years of experience administering emergency preparedness, response and recovery programs, and publicizing emergency preparedness programs OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical requirements described herein are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, bend, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20-30 pounds to shoulder level. Visual acuity sufficient to read gauges and observe conditions at disaster sites in a variety of lighting conditions, including bright light, low light and low visibility conditions.
In compliance with applicable disability laws, reasonable accommodations may be provided for qualified individuals with a disability who require and request such accommodations. Incumbents and individuals who have been offered employment are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Work is typically performed in indoor office environments, along with some outdoor environments with intermittent to occasional exposure to unpleasant elements such as vibrations, noise, dust, fumes and odors, dampness, noise levels or extreme weather conditions including heat, rain, snow, cold, wind, and dust. Occasional work in confined areas. Work is typically performed independently. Frequent interruptions of planned work activities by telephone calls, office visitors, and response to unplanned events.
Applications can be obtained on County Website at; www.whitepinecounty.net