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Puget Sound Emergency Radio Network
Seattle, Washington, United States
9 days ago


The responsibilities of the PSERN Operator Executive Director include providing leadership and strategic direction for determining priorities, goals and objectives to meet the needs of the PSERN Operator. Functions include providing strategic regional leadership for the PSERN’s mission critical radio system infrastructure, consultation services to internal and external regional entities to align radio initiatives with business needs and strategic plans, drafting strategic plan initiatives related to radio, overseeing radio communications services, which include the development of  long and short term plans for the maintenance, operation and repair of the PSERN regional public safety radio systems, radio network infrastructure, microwave network and other conventional radio systems for the PSERN Operator and its regional partners.


  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a director level position leading land mobile radio staff (or equivalent experience) that are responsible for maintenance, operations, upgrades, updates and repair of public safety mission critical infrastructure that supports at least 7,500 users and contains at least 8 Simulcast sites including at a minimum:
  • 800 MHz APCO Project 25, TIA-102 Phase I FDMA and Phase II TDMA
  • Digital Microwave backbone transport
  • Conventional VHF/UHF Repeater
  • Facilities that house the above
  • Demonstrated experience managing staff that perform radio subscriber unit template writing and programming, talk group management, maintenance and repair on multiple platforms from multiple manufactures, but at a minimum includes APCO Project 25, TIA-102 Phase I FDMA, and Phase II TDMA capable devices, or equivalent experience managing highly technical staff.
  • Demonstrated experience managing staff that perform radio consulting services, or equivalent experience managing consultation services.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with and developing budgets, setting service rate fees, analyzing expenditures and revenues, and all aspects of financial support within an enterprise fund operation.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience developing capital project business case proposals and cost benefit analysis spreadsheets.
  • Skilled in organizing priorities, making decisions and acting on concepts within timelines.
  • Training in the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS).
  • Demonstrated experience in vendor procurement activities such as requirements development, RFP/RFI/RFQ processes, vendor selection, negotiating contracts, and managing vendors once under contract.
  • Skill in building consensus and coming to a resolution among a diverse group of individuals.
  • Demonstrated experience managing or supervising general clerical and financial support staff.
  • 5 years of experience managing or supervising represented staff.
  • Knowledge of human resource principles and practices.
  • Demonstrated skill in working with complex, highly visible and politically sensitive projects.
  • Knowledge of next generation voice radio systems and commercial wireless broadband technologies such as 5G and LTE.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with elected officials, the general public and external agencies involved in decisions that affect the enterprise-wide systems.
  • 5 years of experience managing customer service delivery for both internal and external customer, has a demonstrated ability to act with customer needs in mind, maintains effective customer relationships and gains their trust and respect.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57270391
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Position Title: Executive Director
  • Company Name: Puget Sound Emergency Radio Network
  • Job Function: Director/Agency Head
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: None
  • Min Experience: 7-10 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $157,123.00 - $199,180.00 (Yearly Salary)
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