Kiowa County Emergency Management Position Open

Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a coordinator to work in the Division of Emergency Management.

The preferred candidate will have a background in emergency management or emergency response. You must have or be able to obtain Incident Command System (ICS) 100-400 and National Incident Management System (NIMS) 700-800 certification within one year.  A FEMA Professional Development Series certification is helpful.

The candidate must be able to coordinate with local, regional and state teams, manage grant resources, and develop and implement preparedness and response plans for responders and the general public. You must oversee and maintain emergency operations center readiness and be able to travel and respond to local and state emergencies and mutual aid requests with little notice. The candidate must possess the ability to leverage and obtain other grant fund sources for the benefit of the agency and county.  A valid Colorado driver’s license and background check is required.

The position is partially grant funded and contingent upon continued receipt of grant funds. Applications and resumes must be submitted to the Kiowa County Commissioners Office, PO Box 100, 1305 Goff Street, Eads, Colorado 81036, (719) 438-5810.

The deadline for applications to be submitted is March 20, 2013 at 4:30 pm. Kiowa County Sheriff's Office reserves the right to reject any and all applications. EOE.