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MAINE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
Search Extended for Volunteer RACES Director Position
April 1, 2008
MEMA has extended the search for a new volunteer candidate to serve as the next Maine Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) Director. The new deadline for application is close of business on Friday, May 16, 2008.
This post has become available due to the retirement of long-time RACES Director Rod Scribner. Extending the search to May 16 will give potential applicants additional time to learn more about the position and submit their applications.
Although this is a volunteer position, the successful applicant will be an active team member who will provide emergency operations communication support. The RACES Director acts as the liaison between the State Emergency Operations Center and other entities to ensure an emergency communications links. He or she advises the MEMA Communications Manager on Amateur communications policies and procedures. The person selected will be asked to carry a pager and will have to be able to report to the State EOC in Augusta during emergencies.
The selected candidate must pass a criminal background check in order to be accepted.
Requirements for this volunteer position include:
Applications will be accepted by mail or FAX on or before close of business on Friday, May 16, 2008. Applications will be reviewed and the top applicants will go before an interview board consisting of MEMA Communications Manager, outgoing RACES Director, ARRL Section Emergency Coordinator, and the Vice President of the County Directors Council.
Applications may be mailed or FAXed to:
Roy Jones (KB1PWJ)
800-452-8735 / 624-4404
Last update: 07/20/10
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