Santa Clara County Central Fire Protection District, CA
July 31, 2018
Los Gatos, California
12,842.24 - 15,609.83 monthly
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Established in 1947, the Santa Clara County Central Fire Protection District is a dependent special district that provides fire services to a portion of Santa Clara County, California (population estimate 1.8 million) including the communities of Campbell, Cupertino, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, and Saratoga. The County is located at the southern end of the San Francisco Bay, encompasses 1,312 square miles, and has a culture rich in its history, ethnic diversity, artistic endeavors, sports venues, and academic institutions. The Santa Clara County Central Fire Protection District is seeking a Deputy Director of County Communications to provide effective leadership to the Communications Center. The ideal candidate will be someone with proven leadership experience and a balance of technical skills and personal attributes, capable of organizing and directing staff to accomplish the goals established by the District. He or she will be a strategic thinker and creative problem solver with the ability to not only formulate ideas, but also implement them. Preferably, the selected candidate will be someone with experience in dispatch and operations of an emergency communications center. Experience with bargaining units will also be valued. The salary range for this position is $12,842.24 – $15,609.83 monthly, DOQ. Apply online at www.bobmurrayassoc.com. Contact Ms. Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080, should you have questions. Filing Deadline: September 28, 2018
The minimum requirements for this position are the equivalent to possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Communications Management, Communications Engineering, Telecommunication Technology, Management Information Systems, Public or Business Administration, or a closely related field; and five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in public safety communications/dispatch for a government agency performing a varied technical and/or administrative duties; two (2) years of which must be in a supervisory capacity; or a combination of education, training, and experience which would demonstrate the skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the job. The selected candidate must possess a valid state of California driver’s license and complete and pass a background check, Live Scan fingerprinting, Santa Clara County Office of Sheriff Security Clearance and psychological evaluation, and a medical examination.