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Woodbury County seeking Emergency Management Coordinator

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Woodbury County, Iowa, a governmental unit as prescribed by the Iowa Code, will accept applications in Room 701 of the Woodbury County Court House, 620 Douglas Street, Sioux City, Iowa for the following position(s):

TITLE: Emergency Management Coordinator ENTRY SALARY: $45,395-$55,000/year (Plus Benefits)



Responsible and accountable for effectively and efficiently coordinating human, physical, and monetary resources in the administration of the Emergency Operations Center and Emergency Management; including development and maintenance of disaster plans, training personnel to execute said plans and the accomplishment of other areas of responsibility in accordance with Federal and State regulations as well as County goals. This position is under direct authority of the Woodbury County Emergency Management Commission.

Gov. Branstad issues disaster proclamation for Johnson County

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Governor Terry E. Branstad today issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Johnson County in response to recent severe weather.

The governor’s proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects of severe storms that significantly impacted the county beginning Aug. 11, 2016. In addition, the proclamation activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Program for Johnson County residents. The program is also still available for eligible residents in Benton and Wright counties until Aug. 31 and Webster County until Sept. 6, for storms which occurred July 16-17.