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Emergency Management Program Development

Wapello County seeking full-time Emergency Management Coordinator

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Wapello County Emergency Management Commission will hire a full time director. Salary determined by education, experience and qualifications. Salary range is $42,000 to $48,000, full paid family health insurance provided, vehicle provided. Applicants must have and maintain valid Iowa driver's license and must be insurable. Successful applicant must pass pre-employment drug test and physical. Successful applicant must maintain all certifications necessary for the position.

Resumes may be mailed to Wapello County Auditor, 101 W. 4th St., Ottumwa, IA 52501 or filed online at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Job description provided upon request. Deadline for resume January 4th, 2017.

Governor Branstad extends disaster proclamation for 25 counties

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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad today announced that he is extending the proclamation of disaster emergency for counties impacted by flooding in September.

Today’s extension will make the Iowa Individuals Assistance Program available until Dec. 7, 2016, for eligible residents in the following counties:

Allamakee, Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Cedar, Cerro Gordo, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Hancock, Howard, Jones, Linn, Louisa, Mitchell, Muscatine, Story, Winneshiek, Worth, and Wright.