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Emergency Services/Emergency Management Director

Clay County Emergency Services is looking for an Emergency Services/Emergency Management Director.

Open until filled


Distinguishing Features of the Class: An employee in this class plans, organizes and directs the activities of the emergency services and emergency management for Clay County. Responsibilities include directing the activities of the emergency medical services and the emergency management functions of Clay County. Responsibilities include budget preparation and administration, fiscal management, planning, staffing, training, and performance review for the departments and programs supervised. The employee must have extensive public contacts, and the work requires a wide variety of technical and detailed knowledge, and significant independent initiative and judgement. The employee is subject to the usual hazards associated with emergency service functions, including working in both inside and outside environmental conditions, hazardous fumes, dusts, odors, mists, and gases. Work may expose the employee to human blood or body fluids and thus the job is subject to the OSHA requirements on blood borne pathogens. Work requires responding to and directing incidents on nights, weekends and holidays. Work is supervised by the County Manager and is evaluated through conferences, results of work, reports, and public feedback.

Desirable Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Health Sciences, or related field, and considerable emergency services management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Documents

Completed Application

How to Apply

Complete the online application and upload any documents if required. You can save and come back to the application later if needed.

If you experience any difficulty with the online application or need assistance, please contact us.

Email the required documents to: 


Hand deliver the required documents to:

345 Courthouse Drive, Suite 1

Hayesville, NC 28904

How to Apply

The County's policy is to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin, political status or marital status. The County does not discriminate against anyone for any reason. 

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