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Posted on: September 14, 2023

[ARCHIVED] **** HIRING Emergency Services Coordinator ****


Gooding County

Emergency Services Coordinator

Reports to: County Commissioners               FLSA Status: (Non-Exempt)

Date Established: 9/14/2023             Amounts: $17.00 - $24.65      Paygrade: 7



Emergency Services Coordinator performs professional duties involving the planning, organizing, and management of the County’s emergency preparedness and response activities. The Coordinator develops and administers plan modification, outreach, training and reporting activities for citizens and first responders to maintain the County’s emergency response in a constant state of readiness and to provide professional level support.  This includes coordination of emergency services to support first responding agencies in the event of a disaster or incident within the cities of Gooding, Bliss, Hagerman, Wendell, and the County of Gooding. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Normally works a 35-hour work week, but must also be available for on-call, including nights, weekends, and holidays as emergencies dictate;
  • In compliance with laws, ordinances, regulations, and established policies, develops, administers, revise, and manage emergency services and plans to effectively respond and direct recovery actions;
  • Ensures that plans, procedures, supplies, and equipment are readily available for emergencies;
  • Works closely with City, County, State, and other officials to coordinate emergency response;
  • Establishes partnerships with community leaders, businesses, educational groups, and local citizens;
  • Serves as advisor and/or liaison to various local and state boards, committees, and commissions, representing the County’s interests in emergency and disaster planning and services;
  • Meets regularly with the Board of County Commissioner and provides reports as requested;
  • Interacts with government employees and the general public effectively and professionally;
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships, awareness, and education with committees, commissioners, outside agencies, County employees, elected and appointed officials, and the public on issues related to emergency services;  
  • Responds to public in a prompt, tactful, and courteous manner by phone or in person;
  • Attends all required local, State, County and Federal meetings/courses and completes supplemental training with FEMA coursework;
  • Maintains Gooding County disaster service website;
  • Performs all duties in accordance with County policies and procedures with regard for personal safety and that of other employees and the public;
  • Understands and follows federal equipment rules for purchase, use, and retirement of equipment;
  • Maintains department budget and prepares and submits monthly bills;
  • Manages, researches, and completes grants for Gooding County Disaster Service’s needs;
  • Completes site visits for inspections at facilities for chemical hazards;
  • Files and maintains all reports and documentation for agencies/industries; 
  • Facilitates multiple training/exercises annually to meet federal compliance and facilitates monthly Local Emergency Planning Committee Meeting; and
  • Other duties as directed by the Board of County Commissioners.


  • Valid Idaho driver’s license
  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the position may be considered


  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Perform calmly, purposefully and appropriately in emergency and stressful situations.
  • Proficiently operate computers, software programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or similar office software to create documents and other materials, maintain information, and generate reports.
  • Work independently and exercise initiative, with general guidance and limited supervision.   
  • Use good judgment to make sound and reasonable decisions to respond to customer service needs in accordance with laws, ordinances, regulations, and established policies.


While performing the duties of this classification, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, move about, drive, use hands to keyboard or type, handle materials, or manipulate papers and files. The employee often lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds.   Specific vision abilities required by this classification include close and distance vision to review paperwork, inspect facilities, and respond to emergency situations without assistance. 


Upon offer and acceptance of a position, applicants are subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.


Upon offer and acceptance of a position, applicants are subject to and must pass a Criminal Background Check.


All selection of employees and all employment decisions, including classification, transfer, discipline and termination, will be made without regard to race, religion, sex, age, national origin, or non-job-related disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. No job or class of jobs will be closed to any individual except where a mental or physical attribute, sex or age is a bona fide occupational qualification.

Complete the application and return to or drop off at 714 Main St-Gooding, Id 83330

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