E911/Emergency Management Director

Laurens County is accepting applications for a full-time E911/Emergency Management Director. This position, under limited supervision, plans, organizes and directs all emergency communications for Laurens County, to ensure the best possible response to emergency situations in order to protect the lives and property of those in need of assistance. Work involves supervising subordinate staff, formulating and developing emergency communications policies and protocols; administering an enhanced 911 emergency telephone system, computer-aided dispatch, GIS mapping, and County radio systems; and performing related administrative, technical and supervisory work as required.

This position coordinates, plans, and prepares for various emergency response to mass emergency disasters and events. This position is responsible for ensuring Laurens County’s ability to adequately respond and mitigate catastrophic events that occur within Laurens County while working with various Federal, State, Local Governmental agencies as well as Private Sector Agencies to coordinate appropriate responses to any significant emergency. This position will need to work closely with the ancillary agencies and or responders to prepare and ensure continuity of Government planning and operations. This position reports to the County Administrator.

Minimum Training and Experience: Requires a bachelor’s degree (Masters Preferred) in Emergency Management, Crisis Management or closely related field or an equivalent combination of education and training. Requires two years in the emergency management field OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.

The successful applicant is required to pass pre-employment background check, drug testing, and are subject to random drug testing. Compensation includes salary and a full health, retirement, vacation, sick leave and benefits package.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with special consideration to those submitted prior to 4:00 PM, Friday, May 6, 2021.

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    Laurens County Administrative Office, Human Resources Suite, 100 Hillcrest Sq., Laurens, SC 29360
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