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[New Job Vacancy] Deputy Director of Emergency Communications job in Johnson County Kansas, (Olathe, KS 66061) – Jobs in Olathe, KS 66061

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Job Opening details:-
Company Name :-
Johnson County Kansas
Position Name :-
Deputy Director of Emergency Communications
Company Location :-
Olathe, KS 66061
Job Category :
 Management jobs

Full Job Description :-
A career with Johnson County Government is more than just a job, it is an opportunity to serve a diverse and expanding community in meaningful ways. We challenge ourselves to be a different kind of government because we care deeply about our community and each other. Johnson County Department of Emergency Services is looking for a qualified applicant to fill the position of Deputy Director of Department of Emergency Services Communications. This position provides excellent benefits, including health insurance, retirement savings programs, wellness discounts and incentives, and many other great benefits such as paid leave time. This position oversees and facilitates the work of the Law Enforcement and Fire & EMS Communications Managers in Department of Emergency Services (DES) and coordinates interaction with technical consultants, vendors and user agencies. In addition, this position works closely with the Director serving in that capacity in the absence of the Director. This position frequently interacts and collaborates with Fire Chiefs, Emergency Management, the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System Medical Director, and other Public Safety entity leadership and holds key roles in a variety of county and regional initiatives.
This posting will be open until filled.

Provides high level management and facilitation of the work performed by the Emergency Communication Center (ECC) Law Enforcement and Fire & EMS Managers, technical consultations, and vendors; directs the Communications Services and Technical divisions and staff; manages the countywide trunked radio system that serves public safety agencies and most local governments in Johnson County; directs technical support activities required to maintain the radio and technical infrastructure; coordinates with local governments on their usage of the countywide communications system facilitating operating and technical planning, enforcing policies for operation and usage of the system and developing and administering contracts and purchasing of materials and services.
Works closely with the County, EMS System Medical Director and City Public Safety Chiefs; analyzing and evaluating the quality control process to ensure quality services are delivered to citizens and stakeholders; directs the ongoing human resource activities in the DES serving as the liaison to County Human Resources; works closely with the Fire and EMS Chiefs and Sheriff’s Office in Johnson County coordinating and collaborating on service delivery, policy and strategic initiatives; works closely with Emergency Management on Fire, EMS and Law Enforcement disaster response and preparedness; serves as the ESF-2 Coordinator and as the Chair of the NotifyJoCo Steering Committee as appointed by the County Manager.
Contributes to the accomplishment of the DES’s mission and goals through participation in department goal setting, strategic planning, budgeting, financial management, policy administration, and personnel management; determines and implements strategic priorities; determines budget and capital projects requests to successfully carry out the strategic plans; directs and/or performs special research projects and studies related to upgrades and enhancements of technical systems; participates in county and regional initiatives representing DES to other public safety managers; participates in the development and implementation of ongoing comprehensive and collaborative standards and special operating procedures in the county and the region.
Serves as the DES’s coordinator for the transition of agencies to the county’s communication center and facilitates back-up center design, procedures, and implementation; develops operating and capital budgets for the operation of technical systems and personnel operations; evaluates user service requests and determines appropriate course of action; reviews allocation of space and facilities within communication center.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Education, Communications, Information Technology, or related field; eight (8) to twelve (12) years of 9-1-1 system experience; and Two (2) years’ experience in the management and operations of 9-1-1 system; and three (3) years leading, directing, supervising, or coordinating the work of others is required. Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions. Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency. You must pass background checks and drug screen. Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions. Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency.
Experience may be substituted for degree.

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