Wanted: Dynamic leader to provide systematic management preparedness for emergency situations within Salt Lake City. As the Emergency Management Manager, you will identify key areas of potential danger to mitigate risks, prevent or control emergency situations that occur. Whether natural or human-caused, no location is exempt from potential disaster. With quality planning and effective communications, the impact can be minimized. The successful candidate will have a proven record of commitment and passion for emergency management and desire to make a difference through public service. Known as the ‘gateway to the west’, Salt Lake City is the Capital City and the social, economic and cultural hub of Utah.
Announcement: This position is open until filled. It is subject to closing at any time. First application review will occur on Monday, Nov. 26, at Noon, 12 p.m. Only applications received prior to this time will be included in the review.
Position Description: Under the general administrative direction of the mayor, incumbent is responsible for the design, development, and administration of the city’s Emergency Management Plan. Coordinates with other city departments, first-responders, other governmental agencies, and volunteer groups to implement emergency preparedness, education and exercises. Coordinates and assists in directing emergency plan operations during an actual event. Interacts with all aspects of the recovery phase with city units/entities as well as other local cities. Seeks out county, state and national resources that can be utilized to speed the recovery and restoration of services for the city and its residents.
Also, serves as the director responsible for managing the city’s Radio Communication Services enterprise operation, including numerous two-way and microwave radio systems. Leads all aspects of design, construction, operation, and maintenance of this highly complex communication system.
This is an appointed, at-will position without tenure and exempt from the career service.