TOWN CODE COMPLIANCE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATOR 5785
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
An employee in this class performs highly responsible work in the administration of a department encompassing code enforcement, fire marshals, animal control and emergency management. The incumbent serves as a liaison with other departments, town officials and community representatives concerned with safety and quality of life issues. An emphasis is placed on reviewing procedures in place for the protection of the public and employees at town facilities and events and coordinating future planning for security at special events. The incumbent exercises independent judgment and initiative, and work is subject to general review by the Town Council and Supervisor through conferences and written reports. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Plans, supervises and oversees the implementation of the overall programs of the department;
Recommends updating departmental procedures, policies, regulations or ordinances to increase operation effectiveness;
Analyzes security measures in place and recommends improvements;
Coordinates with the town police department and other affected agencies to develop security and emergency management procedures in preparation for upcoming high-profile events, community activities, and readiness for unforeseen natural disasters;
Represents the town at meetings with community action groups, the general public, and outside agencies in reviewing and responding to quality of life concerns;
Coordinates the preparation for investigations, enforcements and legal proceedings related to the department with the Town Attorney’s Office;
Administers the ordinance investigation and enforcement, fire safety, animal control and emergency management activities of the department.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Comprehensive knowledge of the overall laws, regulations, programs, functions and policies and of the department; thorough knowledge of relevant investigative techniques; thorough knowledge of current literature, recent developments and other sources of information pertinent to public emergency management; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with civic leaders, public officials and the general public; ability to plan and supervise the work of others in a manner conductive to full performance and high morale; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor's Degree and six (6) years of experience that has included the investigation or enforcement of laws, codes and ordinances, and emergency management planning and response, two (2) years of which have been in a supervisory capacity.