Emergency Management Director

Full Time Position

(Will Close on 04/23/2021)

The County will accept applications from individuals that are both pre-certified or those that have qualifications to become certified.

Job Summary

The Emergency Management Director is responsible for the development, implementation & maintenance of the emergency management system for Geneva County; plans and prepares for response to terrorism, natural disasters and major emergencies.  The director will need to be able to take the lead in disaster mitigation, response and recovery and make maximum use of all public and private resources available. Director works with State EMA and Homeland Security Agencies, local schools, businesses and hospitals in developing emergency plans. EMA Director also assumes the responsibilities of the Local Flood Administrator as well as, the County Safety Coordinator and other duties deemed by commission.


  • Mandatory drug screen and physical required.   
  • Valid Alabama Driver’s License
  • Willing to work non-standard hours
  • Willing to travel for training sessions
  • At least two years of college level education (64 semester hours or 96 quarter hours) These hours do not have to be on a transcript, only applicable to a transcript at an accredited institution of higher education and/or three years of work experience in emergency response, emergency management, or qualified military service
  • Must meet all requirements to be State Certified EMA Director which also require completion of two hundred hours of course work in emergency management through FEMA Independent Study Courses within a specified timeframe specified by the Commission.

Salary and Benefits

Starting Salary: $35,000 to $47,000, depending on qualifications/Certifications.

Other Benefits: 

  • BC/BS insurance
  • Alabama State Retirement

“Geneva County is an Equal Opportunity Employer”

Geneva County Personnel Office

P.O. Box 430

Geneva, AL 36340

(334) 684-5612


Download and Complete Application Below and return to Geneva County Personnel Office

Any citizen who has a county road maintenance request is to contact the Road and Bridge Department at (334) 684-3450 or send an email to our office by clicking this link: gcrbinfo@genevacountyal.gov.  The County Highway Department operating hours are Monday through Thursday, 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  After hours, non-emergency requests may be left on the answering service.  Emergency requests should call 911.