There is hereby created within the city government an emergency management organization which shall be under the supervision and control of the City Emergency Management Director, called the Director. The Director shall be appointed by the Mayor with approval of the City Council for an indefinite term and may be removed by him or her at any time. The Director shall serve with a salary as established by the City Council and shall be paid his or her necessary expenses. The Director shall have direct responsibility for the organization, administration, and operation of the emergency preparedness organization, subject to the direction and control of the Mayor.