Escambia County is seeking a Department Director – Public Safety

Recruitment Hiring Range:  $91,062 to $135,304 Annually

Job Closes:  February 27, 2020


This position reports to the County Administrator on public safety activities and is responsible for managing daily operations and planning for long- term improvements for Escambia County Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Management, County Dispatch and 911 Center, the Pensacola Beach Lifeguards, the Escambia County Medical Director, as well as the Fire Rescue's combination career and volunteer division.

Training and Experience:
A Bachelor's degree in political science, criminal justice, fire science, emergency management, emergency medical services, public safety, public health, behavioral science, business or public administration or a related field, and seven years of increasingly responsible Public Safety experience, to include at least three years of administrative and supervisory experience; or a combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements.

Licenses and Certifications:
Valid driver's license

Basic Life Support (CPR & AED) Certification

Must obtain FEMA National Incident Management System Certifications 100, 200, 700, 800, 300 and 400
Must obtain Firefighter I Certification


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