Emergency Services Coordinator

Nelson County Board of Supervisors   Lovingston, VA   Full-time     Management
Posted on September 23, 2022

The County of Nelson is seeking interested and qualified applicants for the following position:

Position: Emergency Services Coordinator
Salary Range: $45,546 – $62,959 Annually DOQ + Excellent Benefits Package
Department: Public Safety & Emergency Services
Closing Date: Open until filled by qualified applicant
Required Documentation: Nelson County Job Application; Resume; and Three (3) References

Responsibilities include coordinating emergency operational plans and operating procedures as required by state and federal regulations as well as ensuring compliance with hazardous materials requirements. The Coordinator also provides scheduling and supervision of the Emergency Operations Center personnel as well as serving as the county representative to the Nelson County Emergency Services Council and other state or federal emergency services organizations as appropriate. In the event of major emergencies, the coordinator serves as advisor providing technical assistance and coordination. The Coordinator is responsible for managing the department budget and works with the Technology Department in assessing equipment and software needs for the Emergency Operations Center.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in emergency communication center operations, as a public safety dispatcher, and having familiarity with local, state, and federal laws regarding emergency operations. Supervisory skills and working knowledge of basic purchasing and budget management are required. The successful candidate must have general knowledge of maps and county road systems and working knowledge of PC applications. Candidates must be able to communicate courteously and effectively with the public in oral and written form. High school education or GED equivalent is required. Related course work or training in emergency services is desirable. Candidates must possess a valid Virginia driver's license and undergo a background check.


For a County employment application, please visit: https://www.nelsoncounty-va.gov/departments/human-resources/documents-forms/.