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Fire Chief

Category: Management
Description:
THE CITY OF MARION, NC, WHICH IS LOCATED IN THE WESTERN PART OF NORTH CAROLINA, IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF FIRE CHIEF. THE CHIEF PLANS, ORGANIZES, AND DIRECTS A VARIETY OF DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES IN PROTECTING THE LIVES AND PROPERTY OF THE CITIZENS OF THE CITY AND THE MARION AREA FIRE DISTRICT. DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: ESTABLISHING OVERALL DEPARTMENTAL POLICIES; DEVELOPING SHORT AND LONG RANGE GOALS; MANAGING FULL-TIME, PART-TIME, AND VOLUNTEER STAFF TO ASSURE EFFECTIVE FIREFIGHTING OPERATIONS AND TO MAINTAIN SUFFICIENT LEVEL OF PREPAREDNESS AND TRAINING; ANALYZING PERSONNEL, PROPERTY, AND OPERATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT AND IMPLEMENTING ACTION ON SUCH INFORMATION IN ORDER TO IMPROVE DEPARTMENTAL OPERATIONS; PREPARING BUDGET PROJECTIONS OF ANTICIPATED EXPENDITURES AND NEEDS FOR THE DEPARTMENT; ASSIGNING PERSONNEL AND EQUIPMENT; EVALUATING THE NEED FOR THE REPAIR OF EXISTING OR THE PURCHASE OF NEW APPARATUS AND REQUISITIONING EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES; INSURING PROPER MAINTENANCE OF FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT; PARTICIPATING WITH CITY MANAGEMENT AND OTHER FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL OFFICIALS IN PLANNING FOR LONG RANGE NEEDS FOR STATIONS, EQUIPMENT AND STAFFING AND IN PLANNING FOR ALL TYPES OF EMERGENCY RESPONSE; PERFORMING THE HIRING, PROMOTION, DISCIPLINE, AND EVALUATION OF DEPARTMENTAL EMPLOYEES AND VOLUNTEERS; AND INSURING HIGH LEVELS OF TRAINING, MOTIVATION, AND PERFORMANCE. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AT CITY HALL, 194 NORTH MAIN STREET, MARION, NC 28752 THROUGH MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2019. APPLICATIONS MAY BE MAILED TO CITY OF MARION, ATTN: TAMMY FLOWERS, HR ADMINISTRATOR, PO DRAWER 700, MARION, NC 28752. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY POSTAL MAIL NO LATER THAN 5:00 PM ON MARCH 18, 2019. THE APPLICATION PACKET SHOULD CONTAIN A COMPLETED APPLICATION, A COVER LETTER, A RESUME, AND COPIES OF CERTIFICATIONS LISTED WITHIN THE PACKET. PLEASE VISIT THE CITY OF MARION’S WEBSITE AT HTTP://MARIONNC.ORG/MARION/PAGES/EMPLOYMENT.PHP FOR A FULL JOB DESCRIPTION OR TO OBTAIN AN ONLINE APPLICATION. APPLICANT SHOULD BE A HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE, HAVE COMPLETED ADVANCED COURSES AND SEMINARS IN FIRE ADMINISTRATION AND FIRE SCIENCE, HAVE CONSIDERABLE EXPERIENCE OF AN INCREASINGLY RESPONSIBLE NATURE INCLUDING SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE IN THE MUNICIPAL FIRE SERVICE, OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. POSSESSION OF A VALID NORTH CAROLINA DRIVER'S LICENSE AND POSSESSION OF NORTH CAROLINA LEVEL II FIREFIGHTER CERTIFICATIONS ARE REQUIRED. SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT MUST PASS A PHYSICAL, DRUG TEST, AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT. SALARY WILL BE COMMISERATE WITH EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AT CITY HALL, 194 N MAIN STREET, MARION, NC, OR ONLINE AT WWW.MARIONNC.ORG. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL TAMMY FLOWERS, HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATOR, AT 828-652-3551. THE CITY OF MARION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Employer: City of Marion
Expires: 3/18/2019
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