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Emergency Management Program Manager - King County Department of Executive Services

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Location: Renton, WA
Full-time position
Closing Date: April 22, 2018
Job #12460
Posted: April 9, 2018

King County’s Office of Emergency Management is looking for an Emergency Management Program Manager. This position will coordinate and manage Emergency Management programs and projects involving inter-agency, inter-jurisdictional and multi-disciplinary coordination.

This position will be integral to planning and development for present and future services; and will involve daily interaction with senior-level management, elected officials, and multiple intergovernmental partners. This role requires a self-starter who is interpersonally and politically savvy, is a great problem solver and strategic thinker, and has passion for being a servant-leader for our community.



  • Are knowledgeable with current emergency management principles and practices and Federal, State and County laws and regulations pertaining to emergency management operations, programs and services; OR any combination of education and experience that clearly demonstrates the skill and ability to perform the job duties;
  • Have executed and understand the current principles and practices in project management and program management;
  • Can be strategic and collaborative in their approach to Program and Project Management;
  • Are able to inspire vision and purpose in how we do our work;
  • Are able to conceptualize, develop and implement strategies, systems, standards and plans for a wide variety of functions. Use continuous improvement techniques such as LEAN to accomplish these initiatives;
  • Have a track record of developing and maintaining working relationships with a variety of constituents and individuals from diverse backgrounds;
  • Are flexible and can adapt as required, while working in a multi-faceted and sometimes ambiguous environment;
  • Are comfortable and proficient with the use of office productivity tools in daily work (the County uses Microsoft Office, and other online collaboration tools).
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