Director Emergency Management (Harvey County)


Full time department head position.  Under the general supervision of the County Administrator, this exempt position is responsible for the operations of the Emergency Management Department for Harvey County.  Performs comprehensive emergency management program activities, which include mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.  May lead or assist with projects in many program areas including disaster exercises, planning, public education, operations, public information, logistics, technology and equipment support, homeland security and training.  Applicant must possess strong communication, public relations, organizational and supervisory skills.  Enforce and maintain compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.  Prepare budget and control expenditures.  Field questions, concerns and complaints from public.

Required Education and/or Experience:

Master's degree or equivalent; or four to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Kansas Certified Emergency Manager certification preferred.

Beginning Salary Range:         $57,241 - - - - $65,832   Depending on qualifications

Resume may be mailed to Harvey County Administration, HR Director, PO Box 687, Newton, KS  67114 or you may apply on-line at  Position will close September 17, 2021.