Resources & Operations Planner - Emergency Management Agency Knox County

                                                                                 RESOURCES & OPERATIONS PLANNER 

                                                                       Emergency Management Agency (EMA) - Knox County 

Overview & Schedule:
The temporary, part-time EMA Resources & Operations Planner (“EMAROP”) will join our Emergency Management Agency to support the team to conduct emergency management planning, receive and/or deliver training on a variety of subjects, and complete special projects.
This is a grant-funded, temporary, part-time position with approximately 28 hours per week, ending December 31, 2023. The Emergency Management Agency hopes to continue to fund this position after 12/31/2023.

High School (or equivalent) and Associates degree or higher in a related field. The post-secondary education requirement may be substituted by relevant field experience as outlined above.
 The EMAROP is required to have completed specified National Incident Management System, Incident Command courses.
 Maine Basic Emergency Manager credentials. If certification is not held, certification must be substantially completed prior to hire with certification achieved within six months.
 Must hold a valid Class C or higher Maine Motor Vehicle Operators License with no major infractions and must pass a criminal background check.
 FCC Amateur Radio Licensure at Technician rating or higher.
Applicants must have a demonstrated ability and experience in increasingly responsible positions of leadership in emergency response, public health, education, military or emergency management related fields. Working knowledge of federal, state and local regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to emergency management related functions.


The starting hourly pay range is $19.54 - $22.90, depending on closely-related experience. Position is entitled to Earned Paid Leave and Knox County’s Employee Assistance Program.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants may apply electronically on or email Application forms and job descriptions are also available on the County’s website: Any relevant certifications or training certificates should be submitted with your application. The County reserves the right to reject any and all applications and to select the most qualified applicant(s). Deadline for all interested applicants is June 12, 2023.


Knox County is an equal opportunity employer. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.

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