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Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management has a Program Planner 3 position open. The listing is currently posted on State of Iowa's job website and it is stationed within the Operations Division located in Johnston, IA.  The salary range is from $52,000 to $79,144.  The closing date is 11/26/2017.  

If you are interested in applying for this position, click here to see the PP3 position.

If the above link does not work, please visit State of Iowa's job website https://das.iowa.gov/human-resources/state-employment and follow the links to "Job openings for all applicants", then follow the application instructions to apply.

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SALARY RANGE: Minimum - $71,148 ● Midpoint - $85,579 ● Maximum - $112,411

This position reports directly to the Linn County Emergency Management Commission, an independent joint municipal-county organization with representation consisting of each Mayor within the County (18), a representative from the Board of Supervisors (1), and the Sheriff (1). This position is responsible for the duties and responsibilities of the Emergency Management Coordinator as described in Chapter 29C of the Code of Iowa and is a management position overseeing four employees. This position provides leadership, management and oversight and is responsible for the daily operation of the Emergency Management Agency. The Coordinator will work in cooperation with city, county, and national agencies to provide the delivery of emergency management coordination, planning, training and exercising. The Coordinator will administer the personnel policies and procedures, and collective bargaining contract as adopted by the Linn County Emergency Management Commission. Linn County, Iowa has a population of approximately 220,000 and covers 720 square miles, located in east central Iowa. The County has 18 incorporated municipalities, the largest being the City of Cedar Rapids. The population of the Cedar Rapids, Marion, Hiawatha, and Robins metropolitan area is approximately 160,000. Iowa’s only nuclear power plant resides within Linn County.

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