Job Opportunity - Lake County Emergency Manager - Lake County, Colorado

Lake County is seeking an Emergency Manager.  Job responsibilities include overseeing, maintaining and developing emergency management programs and activities in Lake County.  This role entails coordinating all aspects of the county’s mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery efforts regarding emergency management.  Coordination of emergency planning among local, state and federal agencies and the private sector is required.  This position assists in fulfilling the county’s statutory requirements under C.R.S. 24-32-2107.  Position reports to the Board of County Commissioners.  Salary is $16,500 per year for this part-time position.  Preferred candidates for this position will have familiarization with applicable federal and state rules, regulations and standards relating to the development of an operational emergency disaster capability; Colorado Division of Emergency Management standards and requirements; grant application and administration; local knowledge of Lake County geography and emergency providers, computer and communication skills, and ICS training and NIMS.  Candidates must be willing to be on-call and have a valid Colorado driver’s license, high school diploma or equivalent and experience in an emergency services background. Applications may be obtained from the Colorado Workforce Office which is located at 115 W 6th St., Leadville, CO 80461. Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Application may be turned in to the Lake County Clerk’s Office at the County Courthouse by 5:00 p.m. on May 28, 2010.  LAKE COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

For more info and for applications, visit the Lake County Govt Page -