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2014/05/12

San José Fire Department (SJFD)

Position Title: Director of Emergency Services

Position Type: Operations Manager or Director

Closed date: 06/06/2014

Job Description

San José, California is a unique place, playing a vital economic and cultural role within North America and known for the nation’s largest number of leading innovative companies. San José’s quality of life is unsurpassed. Located roughly 50 miles south of San Francisco and 30 miles east of Pacific Coast beaches, the City is in a valley surrounded by the Diablo and Santa Cruz mountain ranges and enjoys an average of 300 days of sunshine a year. Recently, Sperling’s Best Places rated San Jose #1 as the healthiest city in America.

The San José Fire Department serves the city-proper and other Santa Clara County areas with a total population that exceeds 1 million. Responding to approximately 77,000 calls for service each year (from 33 Fire Stations), SJFD is a high-volume, high-performance, full-service fire department. The Office of Emergency Services, (OES) is located within the SJFD and provides services to the City organization and the community to prepare an effective response to natural, technological, and human-caused disasters.

Under the general direction of the Fire Chief, and working closely with the City Manager’s Office and the Police Department, the Emergency Services Director and three FTEs, coordinate and plan services with a wide variety of personnel including City employees and regional partners from other Bay Area cities, Santa Clara County, and the state and federal sectors. Community relations and education will be a key aspect of this role, in addition to the securing, administration and oversight of a significant portfolio of grant funds.

A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Emergency Management or closely related field is required. Six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in senior level administrative and/or analytic work in a public or private agency and experience managing a work unit equivalent to a major division within a City operating department are expected.

To view an online brochure for this position visit: www.cpshr.us/search
City of San José - Fire Department website: www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=197

Job Requirements

  • Education Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Emergency Management or closely related field is required
  • Experience Six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in senior level administrative and/or analytic work in a public or private agency and experience managing a work unit equivalent to a major division within a City operating department are expected

Salary Information

Salary: $$99,205 - $154,532 annual


Contact Information

Frank Rojas
resumes@cpshr.us
San José Fire Department (SJFD)
San Jose, California 95113
ph: (916)263-1401
Fax: (916)561-7205


How To Apply

To be considered, please immediately submit a resume, cover letter with salary history, and a list of six work-related references to:

Frank Rojas
CPS HR Consulting
241 Lathrop Way
Sacramento, CA 95815
Ph: 916.263.1401
Fx: 916.561.7205
Email: resumes@cpshr.us


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