The County is seeking individuals interested in serving on the following committees. Those interested should submit a letter of interest and a completed Board / Committee application to: Dawn Olney, County Clerk, 448 Court Place, Beulah, MI, 49617.
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Benzie County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age.
Benzie County 911 Director
Benzie County seeks an experienced individual, with strong technical and leadership skills to oversee the day to day administration of the Benzie County 911 Dispatch Center. The 911 Director plans, organizes, directs and administers the performance and operations of the Benzie County 911 Dispatch Center. The Director is responsible for coordinating, assessing and monitoring operations and staff levels to ensure quality services are provided in an efficient, cost-effective and timely manner.
Essential tasks include but not limited to developing and implementing operation policies, preparing and administering the annual fund budget, oversees hiring, training and supervision of all 911 dispatch personnel, assists with contract negotiation, verbal and written communications; coordination and collaboration with local, regional and state agencies. The Director also is responsible for organizing the Advisory Board meetings, strategic planning efforts as it relates to the 911 Dispatch Center, and acts as the liaison to the County Administrator and County Board of Commissioners to achieve expected public safety results.
Minimum qualifications include experience and knowledge with police, fire, and/or emergency services; knowledge of fund accounting and purchasing procedures. Must be accurate and skilled with grammar, spelling, basic math and comfortable with public speaking.
Associates degree in Public Safety Communications or related field. Four to six years of directly related, progressively responsible experience, including two years of supervisory or managerial experience.
Must be able to work constructively with elected officials, departments, community officials and citizens, and have ability to present pertinent information to groups.
Submit cover letter, resume, completed application (available at www.benzieco.net), and five (5) work related references to the Deputy County Administrator, Maridee Cutler, 448 Court Place, Beulah, MI 49617 or email to email@example.com by August 31, 2019 EOE. Wage is dependent on qualifications.
911 Director Job Description