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Deputy Director of Public Safety
Exempt - Executive Administrator
Amherst County
Amherst, VA
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Position Number: 000
Pay Rate: 51187 to 86899 (Salary)
Closing Date: Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Amherst County, Virginia is seeking applications for the position of deputy director of public safety. The Public Safety Department includes four divisions – EMS, FIRE, Communications (911) and Emergency Management – and 50 full and part-time staff. Major responsibilities of the position include supervising, directing and coordinating emergency medical operations, and assisting the Director of Public Safety with the general planning and administration of emergency medical services. This position also serves as Assistant Emergency Program Manager, Deputy Coordinator of Emergency Services and Deputy County Hazardous Materials Coordinator. Competitive candidates must possess an associate’s degree (bachelor’s degree preferred) with coursework in emergency management, EMS and/or fire services or a related field and considerable experience in a command position, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession and maintenance of current Virginia EMT-Paramedic, EVOC, CPR, ACLS, PALS and vehicular extraction certifications is required. Possession of Firefighter II and Hazardous Materials Operations certifications is required within eighteen months of employment. A valid driver’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. The salary for the position is negotiable based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Benefits include, but are not limited to, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation and sick leave, group life insurance, medical and dental insurance, etc. To apply for the position, submit the required Amherst County application and supporting documents to the Amherst County Department of Public Safety, PO Box 140, Amherst, VA 24521 (Physical Address: 119 Taylor Street, Amherst, VA 24521) via mail or in person. Emailed or faxed applications are not accepted. The county application is available at: http://www.countyofamherst.com/egov/documents/1524167668_48449.pdf Questions may be directed to Director Of Public Safety Sam Bryant at 434-946-9307 or sabyrant@countyofamherst.com. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and/or experience. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE

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Name: Sam Bryant
Address: PO Box 140 Amherst, VA 24521
Phone: 434-946-9307
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WebSite: www.countyofamherst.com
Details: Director of Public Safety

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