|Job type||Full Time|
|Salary||$140,842.00 - $192,360.00 Annually|
Priority Screening: February 6, 2023
The County of Monterey is set in a picturesque coastal location and offers tourists and residents alike the comfort of a moderate, Mediterranean climate, miles of beautiful beaches, spectacular mountain ranges, groves of redwoods, low-rolling foothills, and scenic valleys. Boasting such world-renowned attractions as the spectacular Big Sur Coast, Laguna Seca Raceway, 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, the Steinbeck Center, the Monterey Jazz and Blues Festivals and Pebble Beach - possibly the world's most famous golf course, it's easy to see why over 432,000 residents choose to live here and an estimated 4 million visitors a year make Monterey County their destination of choice. Monterey County is known for its natural resources, pristine environmental sites, long military history, and as a location for top educational institutions. The County encompasses a total land area of 3,324 square miles. There has been steady growth over the past decade and with County residents residing in 12 cities and unincorporated areas. The County is known as the "Salad Bowl of the World" and is one of the nation's top agricultural producers. Agriculture is the County's largest sector in terms of economic output and employment, touching nearly every facet of life in Monterey County. Most agricultural companies continue to be family-owned and operated. Core to the success of agriculture and the community in Monterey County is the access and management of water resources.
The County of Monterey is the Single Operational Area and Operational Area Authority responsible for coordinating inter-jurisdictional emergency management activities during disasters. The Department of Emergency Management supports twelve (12) incorporated cities and over 30 unincorporated towns and communities of which include Big Sur, Carmel Valley, East Garrison, Moss Landing, Santa Rita, Pajaro, San Ardo, Chualar, and Spreckels to name a few.
The Department of Emergency Management strives to prevent, protect, mitigate against, prepare for, respond, adapt to, and recover from the threats and hazards that pose the greatest risk to the County of Monterey residents, businesses, and visitors. This includes natural disasters such as earthquakes, fires, floods, landslides, tsunamis, dam failures, public health emergencies as well as man-made incidents involving large-scale/extended power outages and/or civil unrest.
Additionally, the Department prepares and implements numerous countywide Emergency Plans and oversees the release of emergency preparedness education and information to county residents, employees and community stakeholders.
The County of Monterey Seeks a highly qualified professional to be the Director of Emergency Management who will be responsible for the management and coordination of countywide resources and activities to address disasters, local emergencies, and special events.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The Department of Emergency Management is seeking a collaborative, approachable, and enthusiastic professional to serve as its next Director of Emergency Management. The ideal candidate is a seasoned leader who fully embodies and effectively fosters a culture of inclusivity and mutual respect, and in doing so, leads by example in the way that inspires members of the organization at every level. The incumbent is an expert in emergency management and well-versed in countywide Emergency Plans. The Director of Emergency Management will balance the role of being an experienced mentor with a responsibility to share knowledge and wisdom; an equally analytical and solution-oriented commander who is responsive in the face of navigating challenging decisions; and a reliable team player who is trustworthy and represents the organization, both internally and externally with the community it serves. The ability to build strong relationships is important, and the most competitive candidates are prepared to meet the Department's goals while negotiating with significant stakeholders.
To view the full recruitment brochure please click: Director of Emergency Management
Examples of Duties
Examples of Experience/Education/Training
The knowledges and abilities listed above may be acquired through various types of experience, education or training. Typical ways to acquire the required knowledges and abilities are listed below:
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in law, business, public administration, emergency management or related field.
Five (5) years of broad increasingly responsible experience performing duties related to emergency/disaster management or public safety in a large complex public agency including two (2) years' experience in the public sector at the supervisory and/or management level.
The County of Monterey offers an excellent benefits package. Please visit our website to view the: Y Unit Benefit Summary Sheet . This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as a contract. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution, or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) prevail over this listing.
On July 30, 2021, the County of Monterey Board of Supervisors took action to mandate COVID-19 vaccination for all employees to include new hires. The vaccination requirement is in accordance with Section 25 of the County of Monterey Emergency Response Manual and COVID-19 Prevention Program Link . Applicants who accept employment with the County of Monterey, will be required to be fully vaccinated. However, individuals may request medical or religious exemptions and will be required to complete the appropriate request and certification forms for review and approval no later than their start date. Medical / Religion .
As a condition of employment, prospective employees may be required to submit to a background review which may include a review of information concerning present and/or prior employment, driving record, and record of any criminal convictions. Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the U.S.; a list of acceptable documents is available on the USCIS Form I-9. If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your rate of pay will be hourly, and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed in the summary.
Application and Selection Procedures
To apply for this exciting opportunity, submit a complete resume and cover letter
Priority Screening: February 6, 2023, 11:59 PM (PST)
County of Monterey
Attn: Kim Moore, Assistant Director of Human Resources
168 W. Alisal Street, 3rd Floor Human Resources,
Salinas, CA 93901
Email: MooreK@co.monterey.ca.us or (831) 755-5353
The competitive examination process includes submittal of required application materials. A complete application package will include:
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION
Monterey County is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. The County seeks candidates who can make contributions in an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity. Monterey County is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact Channelle Ceralde, Senior Personnel Analyst at (831) 755-5162, or ceraldec @co.monterey.ca.us .
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
|Employer||Monterey County Human Resources|