Director of Emergency Management

$117,184 - $152,195 yearly
  • City of Bend
  • 710 Northwest Wall Street, Bend, OR, USA
  • Nov 18, 2022
Full time Emergency Management

Job Description

The City of Bend is currently accepting applications for one (1) regular, full-time Director of Emergency Management. This is a non-represented and FLSA exempt (overtime ineligible) position.  

To be considered for this position, applicants must have a complete application that includes all of the following items:

  • The online application via NeoGov (access also available on City of Bend website under Human Resources/Job Openings)
  • Attached formal Cover Letter (required)
  • Attached formal Resume (required)
  • Attached valid Credentials, Certifications and Licensing (if applicable)

Applicants must provide certification that they are a veteran or disabled veteran to receive veteran's preference. For more information click here.
Applications received by Friday, December 16th, 2022 (12/16/2022) at 12:00 pm (noon) PST will receive preference for initial review, but position shall be Open Until Filled.
The City of Bend is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion.  At the City of Bend, we don't just accept differences; we value them. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and support the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA) and Oregon Equal Pay Act.  

Position Overview

Under the direction of the City Manager’s office, this position develops, plans, coordinates, and manages the activities of the City of Bend’s emergency management program. This position ensures appropriate systems, processes, protocols, and training are in place for the full scope of possible emergencies and disasters including coordinating the development of the city’s continuity of operations plan. This position promotes and coordinates emergency management activities with local agencies and districts and the State and Federal organizations in keeping with the overall City of Bend Emergency Management Program and promotes public awareness and preparedness for emergencies and disasters. 

Work is performed with a maximum amount of independence and trust within established policies and procedures set forth by the City Manager, the City Council, and City of Bend Code. The position will work collaboratively with all departments, local agencies and state and federal organizations to carry out the emergency management goals. 

Read more about this position in this Director of Emergency Management brochure.

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