Longmont seems to be to rent new emergency administration director

Town of Longmont is within the means of hiring a brand new emergency administration director for its Public Security Division.

The place was vacated in Could by former Emergency Administration Director Dan Eamon.

City of Longmont emergency manager Dan Eamon during a state of the city meeting Monday evening, Sept. 16, 2013 in the city council. (Lewis Geyer/Times-Call)
Former Longmont emergency supervisor Dan Eamon.

Eamon resigned from the place, based on Longmont Public Security communications and advertising supervisor Robin Ericson.

“(Eamon’s) contribution to Longmont Public Security included innovation inside his scope of accountability and the development of some key methods inside the group,” Ericson stated in an e-mail Wednesday. “His profession path after departing Longmont Public Security is unknown.”

Eamon was not instantly accessible for remark Wednesday.

Staff Wildfire, which specializes within the growth of wildfire-suppression know-how, lists Eamon as the corporate’s director of wildfire operations on its website.

Ericson stated members of the Longmont Public Security Division are finishing up the day-to-day duties of the emergency administration place as the town searches for Eamon’s alternative.

The job’s principal duties embody: directing and evaluating the workplace of emergency administration’s response to pure disasters and emergencies; managing and growing the town’s emergency operations heart; and negotiating with Boulder County, the state of Colorado, FEMA and different companies in regards to the trade of sources throughout emergency conditions.

The emergency administration director additionally investigates and paperwork allegations of poor conduct amongst subordinates and recommends disciplinary motion if mandatory, based on a metropolis job announcement.

“The Longmont Public Security command employees will probably be conducting the interviews, coupled with key leaders inside the metropolis group,” Ericson stated.

Town will settle for purposes for the place till Aug. 24 and hopes to fill the emptiness by the top of the 12 months.

Relying on their expertise and {qualifications}, the brand new emergency administration director will make between $8,490 and $9,435 a month, which equates to between $101,880 and $113,220 yearly.

At a minimal, candidates ought to have a bachelor’s diploma and a minimum of 5 years expertise working in an emergency response or preparedness program, the town’s job posting stated.

Upon being employed, the emergency administration director will report back to Longmont Public Security Chief Zach Ardis.

As of Wednesday, the town of Longmont had 87 job openings together with emergency administration director.