Kentucky Emergency Management is a division of the Kentucky Department of Military Affairs and its role and function are governed by legislative action as dictated in Chapter KRS 39A-F of the Kentucky Revised Statutes.
The Kentucky Emergency Management consists of our main office located on Boone National Guard Center, 100 Minuteman Parkway, Frankfort, KY, and field offices across the Commonwealth.
Vision - A resilient commonwealth that is safe, secure, and prepared for emergencies and disasters, because of the programs and efforts of a superior emergency management team that is staffed and led by professional managers and administrators."
Mission - Protect and restore our commonwealth.
Dec. 6 - KY Transportation waives certain conditions for out of state utility vehicles providing assistance to Kentucky. Click here for the Official Order. (141KB)
To help Kentuckians better prepare for the return to cold and snow, the National Weather Service (NWS) , in conjunction with KYEM, have designated this week as Kentucky Winter Weather Awareness Week. Great tips and information!
Kentucky Emergency Management upgrades activation to Level II at the Commonwealth Emergency Operations Center in anticipation of deteriorating conditions
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 6, 2013) - Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) has upgraded the Commonwealth Emergency Operations Center (CEOC) activation to Level II, effective at 2 pm, in anticipation of possible deteriorating conditions due to the winter storm crossing the Commonwealth. [Read More]
Officials Brace for Winter Storm, Encourage Kentuckians to be Prepared
FRANKFORT, Ky.: (Dec. 4, 2013) - Forecasts for winter storms for much of Kentucky over the next several days have prompted the National Weather Service (NWS) offices serving Kentucky to issue a Winter Storm Watch for most of the state. [Read More]
The National Weather Service Offices serving Kentucky have scheduled conference calls with emergency and local officials to discuss a series of weather systems moving in our direction that may impact the state beginning Thursday and continuing through next Tuesday.
The track of these systems has not been nailed down, however, a varied mix of weather is expected. Rain, freezing rain and snow is possible. The track and timing will vary across the Commonwealth. You are encouraged to BE AWARE - BE PREPARED and HAVE A PLAN! Follow your local weather forecast, tune to local media and monitor your NOAA Weather Alert Radio for updates and warnings. Go to "Winter Weather Awareness Information" for related additional information, resources and safety tips.
Non Merit Job Vacancy Announcement
Special Assistant - Emergency Management - Franklin County
To apply, log in to the Career Opportunity (COS) Website listed below to complete a state application. The state application must be forwarded to Crystal Simpson, Administrative Branch Manager, Department of Military Affairs at Crystal.L.Simpson10.email@example.com or via fax at 502.607.1240 NLT COB December 16, 2013 (posting will be viewable online at midnight).
If you have any questions pertaining to this job vacancy announcement, please contact Crystal Simpson at Crystal.L.Simpson10.firstname.lastname@example.org or 502.607.1541.
Special Non-Merit Job Vacancy website
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