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Communications Director - Chatham County

posted Apr 16, 2015, 7:04 PM by Grayson Gusa   [ updated Apr 16, 2015, 7:05 PM ]
Job Title:  Communications Director
Type:  Full Time
Salary/Pay Rate:  $56,892-$72,538
Posted Date:  04/07/2015
Deadline to Apply:  04/24/2015 5:00pm

Location:  Chatham County Emergency Operations Center, Pittsboro NC

Contact Person:  Janet Scott; 919-545-8162

Address to send application:  Chatham County Human Resources (PO Box 1809, Pittsboro NC 27312)

Job Summary:  Position is responsible for the supervision and day-to-day operations of the EMD-certified Communications and Backup Centers, personnel management, development and implementation of the standard operating guidelines, assisting in coordination of continuing education training, assisting with EOC budget, managing equipment contracts, maintaining all County radio licenses and equipment and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:  Associates/Technical degree with coursework in communications or related field, considerable related experience including at least three to five years of supervisory experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Knowledge of Chatham County geography and road system is required.  Other education and experience required includes APCO certification, EMD certification, DCI certification, and proficiency in MS Office.  Prefer candidates with five years in a multi-agency 911 center.  This employee will be expected to respond to Pittsboro in emergency situations within 30 minutes.

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