Job Details

The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

If you wish to apply for this position, the deadline is Friday, November 23, 2018. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Application Questionnaire & VSID)
  • In Person at Human Resources (See Special Notes in Description Below If Any)
Title
DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS
Department/Division
Communications
Apply Start Date
10/17/2018
Apply End Date
11/23/2018
Type
Full Time
Hours
40 Per Week
Wage
$69,835.80 - $91,792.54 Annually
Description

DEPUTY DIRECTOR

EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS

CITY OF WORCESTER

The City of Worcester is seeking an experienced and talented individual to serve as the Deputy Director of Emergency Communications. Under the Direction of the Director, the Deputy assists with oversight of the City’s 911 Emergency Communications Center and Emergency Management division, staff, equipment and systems and in the development of Emergency Management programs and plans. The position has on call responsibility and may be required to operate for extended periods of time at all hours and weekends. Significant public contact is required and the position requires independent decision making and action.

The Deputy Director will have working knowledge of Police, Fire, and EMS operations, and operation experience in a municipal emergency operations center; NIMS/ICS training; Knowledge of P25 800mhz trunked radio systems; excellent communication, planning, and management skills. The successful candidate must obtain state 911 certification upon employment and must possess a valid Massachusetts Driver’s License.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Emergency Management, criminal justice, public safety administration, or related discipline
  • 5 years of current operational supervisory experience in a multi-position 911 communications center
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience demonstrating the ability to perform the duties of the position will be considered. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in grant administration and application processes
  • Experience in managing budgets and projects
  • Experience creating and implementing Emergency Plans is preferred.

SALARY: $69,835.80 - $91,792.54 annually, fulltime

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before Friday, November 23, 2018 to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Cover letter & resume required for consideration. Preference given to Worcester Residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall Human Resources, 508-799-1030, HR@Worcesterma.gov.

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