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Invites Applications for the position of



SALARY: Beginning biweekly salary: Level I: $2,157.14 & Level II: $2,264.98
A 5% step increase is provided upon satisfactory completion of the 12-month probationary period.

The County of Del Norte, Office of Emergency Services is seeking a qualified candidate to fill one (1) vacancy for the
position of Emergency Services Manager I/II. This position is classified as permanent full-time.
A standard application is required. Resumes are encouraged, but will not be accepted in lieu of required application
materials. Applications which are incomplete as of the final date to apply will be eliminated from consideration.
Candidates who meet all the minimum qualifications may be invited to an oral interview. This recruitment will
establish a list of candidates to be used in filling the vacancy as well as an eligibility list that may be used for future
vacancies or temporary help for up to one (1) year.

1. Carefully read recruitment flyer.
2. Download and fill out a standard Del Norte County application on our County Site.
3. This recruitment will remain open until filled. Applicant screening will take place on a weekly basis.
4. Applications are required to be submitted by email to, by fax (707) 465-1470 or by mail
Attention: Human Resources, 981 H Street, Suite 250, Crescent City CA 95531.
5. Candidates will be notified via phone or mail about their status within two weeks of the closing date as the
recruitment proceeds.


  • Emergency Services Manager I/II: Plans, implements, coordinates and directs area-wide emergency services
    programs including policy and procedure development, resource management, operational readiness,
    response, rescue, and evacuation plans and capabilities. Directs and coordinates preparation of a variety of
    contingency plans, in response to identification of hazards, including radiological safety, transportation
    accidents, hazardous materials related incidents, tsunamis, earthquakes, and other emergencies, civil defense,
    communications, emergency response, and directed hazard mitigation. Assists in planning, formulating,
    updating and maintaining the County Emergency Services Plan including identification of locations to be used
    as emergency operating centers; maintains and updates resource lists; coordinates a public information
    unit/program to disseminate valid information releases. Consults with and advises, and acts as liaison with
    various County Departments and management staff, and other regional, State and Federal agencies concerned
    with emergency management planning, administration, operations, and emergency services policy issues and
    plans; and coordinates response, recovery, mitigation and public warning system activities in relation to actual
    emergencies. Develops plans to mobilize materials and resources to meet emergencies; directs and coordinates
    equipment acquisition and maintenance. Organizes and implements training programs (tabletop, functional,
    and full exercises) for members of County emergency team and other local entities. Evaluates applicable State
    and Federal legislation affecting departmental operations and functions; develops and/or implements
    recommendations to policies, plans, and/or systems changes to ensure adherence to ordinances, regulations
    and rules. Provides advice and technical assistance to County departments on the special conditions and
    operating requirements that would be imposed in the event of a catastrophic disaster. Prepares and presents
    oral and written reports for elected and appointed officials, State and Federal agencies, other managers, the
    media, community groups and the general public. May assist in the preparation, management, and monitoring
    of the Emergency Services annual budget and expenditures. Reviews program funding needs; obtains Federal
    emergency management funds, and directs the agency’s participation in other State and Federal revenue
    programs. Oversees the preparation and administration of grant funding. Attends a variety of local, state and
    federal training programs to maintain related current and future certifications. Performs related duties as
    required or directed.

For a full detailed description of the job requirements visit our Job Descriptions Page.


Emergency Services Manager I/II:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required from an accredited college or university preferably with a major in public
    administration, public safety/emergency management, urban or regional planning, disaster preparedness or
    a closely related field, &
  • Four (4) years of administrative, technical or operational experience in a governmental emergency services
    or disaster response agency.
  • An equivalent combination of education and closely related experience may be substituted.

A generous package of benefits is provided, including: health and dental care benefits, life insurance, and a retirement
plan. Paid leave: Vacation: 1-5 years of continuous service: 10 working days per year. Sick Leave: 1 day of sick leave
with pay for each month of service from the date of employment. Holidays: 13 working days each year. Floating
Holidays: 3 working days each fiscal year. Retirement: The County is a member of the California Public Employees’
Retirement System (CalPERS) integrated with Social Security. Group Insurance: The County pays a portion of the
employee’s group health, dental, and life insurance premiums with dependent health and dental care benefits available
at group rates.

Note: The information listed above is a general summary of benefits for this position. This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as an employment contract.

All applications will be reviewed and those individuals with backgrounds most closely meeting the needs of the county will be selected for further review. A thorough background investigation will be conducted prior to employment. The
investigation may include reference checks, fingerprinting, credit check, driver history and inquiry to local, state and federal files to obtain criminal history information. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the selection process. Selection processes may include, but are not limited to, one or more of the following: application review, competitive screening, written examination, performance examination, and/or oral examination. In the event of a large number of qualifying applicants, a written examination may be given to determine which applicants will be invited to attend an oral interview. An eligibility list will be established upon completion of the oral interviews. Expenses (i.e. travel, food, lodging) incurred in connection with the interview shall be the burden of the applicant.

This bulletin is solely for the purpose of announcing a job opening. It does not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained herein may be modified or revised without notice.

In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, applicants must provide acceptable proof of identity or
authorization to work in the United States. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, Del Norte County is required to verify, within three days of employment of any person that he/she is: 1) a citizen or national of the United States;
2) an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence or authorized by the Immigration and Naturalization Service to work in the United States.

Del Norte County is an equal opportunity employer hiring employment eligible applicants. The County of Del Norte does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual preference, or disability in any of its programs, activities, or hiring practices. Disabled applicants who require special testing arrangements should contact the Human Resources Department prior to the filing deadline. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if special accommodations are necessary at any stage of the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Office prior to the interview/examination so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

981 H Street, Suite 250
Crescent City CA 95531
Call: (707) 464-7213
Fax: (707) 465-1470

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 48
Education Required: Bachelor's
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Salary Range: Beginning biweekly salary: Level I: $2,157.14 & Level II: $2,264.98