Monterey County, California

Director of Emergency Communications
Annual salary range: $126,552 - $172,848
The County provides an excellent array of benefits.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
First review of resumes: Monday, May 21, 2018

Monterey County, CA is seeking an experienced leader to manage a multi-agency consolidated dispatch center in a beautiful part of coastal California. The Director will be responsible for the overall administration and management of a $12M budget and staff of 75 with functions related to E-911 telephone and radio dispatching for police and fire. As a County employee, he or she will report to an Assistant County Administrative Officer, but will also consult regularly with the Executive Board that represents over 30 contracting agencies. Being nimble and responsive to the diverse needs of these agencies is crucial.

The ideal candidate should confidently lead a staff who cares deeply and works hard in providing individualized service to citizens in their greatest times of need. He or she will have a working knowledge of E-911 call delivery systems, trending technology changes, and police, fire, and EMS dispatching. Education and experience requirements include a Bachelorís Degree in Public or Business Administration (or a related field) and three years of administrative and/or managerial experience in a medium to large-sized emergency communications organization, or a satisfactory equivalent combination of training and experience.

To be considered for this exceptional opportunity, please submit an electronic version of your resume with dates of employment plus staff and budgets managed, cover letter, and the names of six professional references (two each: supervisors, direct reports, and colleagues) to:

For more information contact:

Josh Jones
CPS HR Consulting

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
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Monterey County is an equal opportunity employer.