Emergency Services Administrator

Lillington - North Carolina (NC),

Harnett County, NC

$50,579 - $60,695 a year

Job Description:

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Emergency Services Administrator

$50,579.00 - $60,695.00 Annually


12/17/19 05:00 PM

Full-Time Regular

Emergency Services


Harnett County Emergency Medical Services Department is currently recruiting for an Emergency Services Administrator responsible for planning, coordinating, directing and managing areas such as Personnel, Payroll, Budget, Finance, and Grants for the department. The employee must have extensive knowledge of emergency services programs, procedures and regulations, and familiarity with the programs and operations of other related units. This employee works under the supervision of the Emergency Services Director.


  • Coordinate, organize and direct subordinate personnel and administrative staff to ensure emergency service programs and functions are executed properly and in accordance with all applicable laws, policies, ordinances, resolutions, directives and regulations.
  • Responsible for effective administration of the department to include performance management, prioritizing and assigning work and related duties.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that the services provided by the department are meeting the needs of the County.
  • Oversees the personnel management, budgeting, and policies of the department.
  • Compile and manage information for three separate departmental budgets; research costs; track expenditures and revenues; inform the Emergency Services Director of pertinent updates and changes; prepare budget amendments.
  • Perform various financial duties including processing payroll, billing, budget preparation, financial statements, purchasing, record keeping, handling insurance claims and worker's compensation issues.
  • Identify, obtain, and manage funding from grants.
  • Manage the department's personnel program including hiring, training, employee relations, job descriptions and job advertisements.
  • Research, compile, and prepare reports, manuals, correspondence, or other information required by management.
  • Performs the full range of duties involved in researching, negotiating, and monitoring assigned contracts.
  • Assists staff, elected officials and the general public by researching and providing information for various purposes and for inquiries into governmental or departmental activities, programs, functions, policies or events; may represent department on various committees/boards.
  • May attend training sessions, conferences, and seminars to remain abreast of current local, state, and federal laws, policies and/or procedures related to the department.
  • Function as Emergency Operations Center staff during activation.


  • Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures, including modern office technology.
  • Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws and County ordinances.
  • Knowledge of County and department policies and procedures, including personnel and purchasing practices.
  • Knowledge of office management and human resource management practices, policies and procedures as necessary in the completion of daily responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of government accounting and budgeting practices.
  • Ability to communicate both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with subordinates, management, employees, members of the general public and all other groups involved in the activities of the Department.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and discretion in managing subordinates including the handling of emergency situations, determining and deciding upon procedures to be implemented, setting priorities, maintaining standards, and resolving problems.
  • Ability to assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear and effective manner.


Education and Experience:
Associate's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Emergency Services, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field and three years of experience in administrative support work or office management preferably in Emergency Services; or an equivalent combination of experience.

Licensing and Certifications:
Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license.

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