Emergency Communications Director
Typical Duties: Directs administration, planning, and organization of Emergency Communications operation; Oversees annual budget preparation and administration; Develops long-range goals for the organization, including policy development; Establishes policies and procedures to coordinate the services and resources of government and private agencies during time of a disaster; Confers with members of Office of Emergency Management, Police, and Fire departments to determine mutual problems and overall responsibility; Analyzes operational and service demands, and develops plans and strategies for meeting those needs; Provide leadership that emphasizes tact and diplomacy, and the willingness to seek reasonable compromise for the good of the organization; Prepares presentations and effectively communicate on complex topics to senior management, elected officials and appointed department heads.
** Posting closes at 11:59 CT on Sunday, May 19, 2019
** All applications are subject to public disclosure.
** The salary for this position will be dependent upon experience and qualifications.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
** Experience as a director or assistant director of an emergency communication center or similar job responsibilities;
** Extensive experience in community, labor, media, and public relations;
** Knowledge and direct experience with CALEA, CFAI, NENA, APCO,NCIC, and NCMEC certifications
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration,
Management, Business Administration or closely-related field;
Seven years of progressively-responsible management experience, including a minimum of five years of senior-level management experience in emergency preparedness;
Substitution of education or experience will be considered.
2060 15th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212