Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) is a regional organization of city and county governments in the 10-county region surrounding the Austin metro area created to foster collaboration at the regional level and promote economy and efficiency in the coordinated development of the region. The Division of Homeland Security focuses on regional planning, activities and initiatives that support the ability of local governments to collaborate and share critical information and resources during emergencies and disasters.
CAPCOG is seeking candidates for Director of Homeland Security, who oversees the emergency management planning and coordination for the 10-county region and manages the disaster recovery program. Candidates must have hands-on experience working with disaster planning and response including working with first responders at the city/county level. Experience with grant management required related to the homeland security grant program and FEMA. Working knowledge of Texas rules, statutes and policies related to emergency management preferred.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university with major coursework in emergency preparedness planning, public safety, emergency services, or related field required.
Required: Minimum five years of experience in management of emergency/disaster planning programs. Minimum of three years in general administrative management duties in a government agency including work with contracts, budget, and grants.
Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
Salary range: $72,000 – $84,000 per year depending on qualifications.
CAPCOG provides full coverage for employee health insurance, a generous contribution to employee 401K plan, and offers professional development and certification opportunities.
Visit www.capcog.org/employment for a complete job description, CAPCOG application, and submission information.
Application closing date: May 20, 2018 or until filled.
RESUMES WITHOUT COMPLETED, SIGNED CAPCOG APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Equal Opportunity Employer