OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES (OES)/
Authority for Review
Grand Jury Jurisdiction provided by Penal Code Section 925.
Periodic review of County agencies.
Method of Review
Interviews with Emergency Services Coordinator/Risk Manager
Interview with Chairman of the Board of Supervisors
Interview with Amador County Administrative Director
Review of County Policies & Procedures Manual and Emergency
Services Coordinator/Risk Manager job descriptions
The Office of Emergency Services (OES)/Risk Management consists of
the OES/Risk Management Coordinator, one full-time employee and one
part-time employee. The OES position was established in 1990. In
1994 the job description was augmented to include the duties of
The OES Coordinator is responsible for planning and coordinating
responses to large scale emergencies and disasters in the county,
maintenance and development of the county 9-1-1 program, and serves
as executive officer of the Amador Fire Protection District (AFPD.)
The Risk Manager administers the County workers' compensation and
self-insurance programs. In addition, the Risk Manager's safety
duties include maintaining current information on health and safety
regulations, organization of county safety training, preparation of
county policies and procedures on workplace health and safety, and
all safety inspections of County facilities.
The duties of the OES Coordinator have become very diversified
requiring the juggling of priorities in order to meet all OES, Risk
Management and AFPD commitments.
Separate the responsibilities of OES/Risk Management and assign
adequate personnel to each. Separate and update the job
The Amador County Grand Jury requests the OES/Risk Management
Coordinator and Board of Supervisors respond within 90 days as
required by Penal Code Section 933(c).
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