PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Position Objectives
The Town of Yarmouth is seeking an experienced Communications Director for Public Safety to manage the operations of our regional emergency dispatch center.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Communications Director will lead the department in providing the vital link between the citizens of Cumberland, Yarmouth and North Yarmouth and the respective law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical response personnel.

Minimum Requirements
The applicant must have strong people management and supervisory skills, excellent written and verbal interpersonal communication, computer literate, progressive thinking, extremely self-motivated, attentive to detail, able to anticipate potential procedural difficulties or conflicts, and possess solid problem solving skills. The candidate also must hold, or be able to obtain, all appropriate certifications as dictated by the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. The successful applicant will enjoy a strong desire to be of service to the public and the citizens of the communities we serve

Desirable Training and Experience
As a member of our team of professionals, the successful candidate will possess a minimum of five (5) years experience in an operational public safety communications position with a minimum of two (2) years in a supervisory or administrative capacity preferably in a multi-position, multi-jurisdictional agency.

Benefits
This position offers a competitive wage and generous benefits package which includes: Health/Dental Insurance, Vacation/ Sick Time and Retirement.