Director of LETA
Oversee the day-to-day operations of LETA to ensure that LETA is providing required services to the residents of Larimer County.
The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.
- Works under the direct supervision of the Chair of the LETA Board.
- Work in conjunction with the chair of LETA Board of Directors to administer the policies and procedures promulgated by the LETA Board of Directors.
- Work cooperatively with LETA's legal counsel in implementing directives of the LETA Board of Directors.
- Attend all regular and special meetings of the LETA Board of Directors.
- Prepare or cause to be prepared, agendas and minutes for LETA Board meetings.
- Attend Colorado Public Utility Commission meetings and meetings of such state or national associations as may be necessary to acquire and keep the LETA Board of Directors informed of developments that may affect the provision of enhanced 9-1-1 services to residents of Larimer County.
- Prepare or cause to be prepared, purchase orders, requests for proposals and payment vouchers as required and directed by the LETA Board of Directors.
- Evaluate and submit all LETA proposed expenditures and requests for payment to the Board of Directors for approval as may be required by policies properly adopted by the LETA Board of Directors.
- Maintain or cause to be maintained, a complete inventory of all LETA equipment.
- Prepare LETA's annual budget for submission to, and approval by, the LETA Board of Directors.
- Coordinate and administer public information and educational programs.
- Prepare and maintain a five (5) year capital replacement plan for LETA equipment.
- Coordinate and contract for clerical and other services necessary to assist in the performance of the functions of the LETA Executive Director.
- Establish and maintain contacts with municipal, state and county officials on matters of concern to the LETA Board of Directors and generally to promote LETA's vision and mission statement among elected and appointed officials and the citizens of Larimer County.
- Coordinate and administer the agreement between LETA and the City of Fort Collins for the maintenance of data related to LETA's geographic data set.
- Coordinate, administer and update the LETA website.
- Advise the LETA Board of Directors concerning continuing education opportunities available to its members; and, in appropriate instances, arrange for attendance at such conferences by board members, including travel and registration arrangements
- Negotiate with equipment vendors and service suppliers to obtain the benefit of technological developments that may improve or enhance the quality and efficiency of services provided by LETA.
- Coordinate and assume responsibility for the maintenance of all remaining 9-1-1 call boxes in Larimer County maintained by LETA.
- Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
- Read, follow, and comprehend City, County, State, and PUC rules, regulations, policies, and standard operating procedures.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all government partners, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
- Leadership methods and management skills.
- Supervisory principles, procedures, and methods including selection, training, discipline, and evaluation.
- Computer systems, file maintenance, record keeping, and reporting procedures.
- General public safety dispatching practices.
- Modern office methods, equipment, and procedures.
- Correct English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
- Supervise and mentor professional and support staff.
- Learn applicable Communications Center computer systems (must be computer literate).
- Maintain sensitive and confidential information.
- Communicate effectively orally, in writing and via various forms of electronic media.
- Use office automation systems, including basic proficiency with computer applications such as e-mail, word processor, spreadsheet and database look-up and/or entry.
- Follow written and verbal instructions.
- Perform duties independently without close supervision.
- Prioritize tasks to maintain efficient operation of projects.
- Establish and maintain effective work relationships with a diverse population to include the public, staff, other criminal justice agency personnel, and county government staff.
- Work under the direction a board of directors.
- Perform project management of projects that span across LETA's 25 government partners.
- Six years of experience performing increasingly responsible duties in a public safety environment preferred including four years of supervisory experience; experience working in a public safety communications center preferred.
- Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public or business administration or a related field.
- Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License.
- NCIC/CCIC Certification.
- CPR Certified
- Certification in Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD).
- Project Management Training or Certifications
- Must have acceptable hearing to hear well on the telephone, and appropriate voice skills to be clearly understood on telephone and other communications devices.
- May be required to sit for long periods of time.
- Must have acceptable eyesight and must be able to clearly distinguish specific colors and shades or hues of colors.
- Must have use of arms, hands, and fingers to perform computer duties and manually operate all switches, buttons, and dials.
- Must have good cognitive skills and awareness of work accuracy.
- Must have ability to concentrate on more than one task at a time and to make independent decisions.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain first aid and community CPR certifications.
- Must be able to obtain Emergency Medical Dispatch certification.