Response, Recovery and Resiliency Director

Employer
California State Association of Counties
Location
Santa Cruz County, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 11, 2021
Ref
2138832343
Discipline
Climate Change
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Description:

The Response, Recovery and Resiliency (OR3) Director will lead a newly formed division within the County Administrative Office bringing together emergency management functions with a strategic focus on long term resilience and climate change. In the wake of the COVID 19 pandemic, public health emergency and the catastrophic CZU lightening complex wildfires, the Director will be working closely with the Board of Supervisors, and County Administrative Office leadership to stand up this new organization to ensure strong emergency preparedness and response capabilities and guide recovery efforts. For more information about the position, please visit www.santacruzcountyjobs.com.

Qualifications:

A typical way to qualify would be:

• Bachelor's degree in Emergency Management, Public Policy, Public Administration, or related field.
• Five years management experience, including delivery of emergency management, preparedness, response, and recovery services in a local, state, or federal agency, or related experience demonstrating ability to perform the essential functions of the classification. Experience must include at least one year of supervision.
• A master's degree or higher degree may substitute for one year of experience except for the required one year of supervision.
• Certified Emergency Manager from the International Association of Emergency Managers is highly desirable.

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