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Fire Chief

Category: Public Safety
Description:
THE TOWN OF RAMSEUR, POPULATION APPROXIMATELY 1700, IS SEEKING APPLICANTS FOR THE POSITION OF FIRE CHIEF. THE FIRE CHIEF IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANNING, ORGANIZING, DIRECTING AND MANAGING ALL ASPECTS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT INCLUDING 20 VOLUNTEER AND 2 CAREER PERSONNEL, AND ONE STATION WITH 2 ENGINES AND ONE SERVICE TRUCK. THE FIRE CHIEF IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL FIREGROUND ACTIVITIES, FIRE INSPECTIONS AND PRE INCIDENT SURVEYS, DEVELOPING AND ENFORCING POLICIES, PROCEDURES AND REGULATIONS, DEVELOPING AND MANAGING THE FIRE DEPARTMENT BUDGET AND OVERSEEING PURCHASES, SCHEDULING AND PLANNING TRAINING, PREPARING AND PRESENTING PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS FOR FIRE PREVENTION AND EDUCATION AND ENGAGING COLLABORATIVELY AND DEVELOPMENTALLY WITH THE FIRE DEPARTMENT STAFF, TOWN OF RAMSEUR COMMISSIONERS AND MAYOR. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST HAVE NC FIREFIGHTER II CERTIFICATION, NC EMT-B CERTIFICATION, NC DRIVER/OPERATOR CERTIFICATION, NIMS 700, 800, 100, 200, 300 AND 400 CERTIFICATION, CHIEF 101 CERTIFICATION AND A VALID NC CLASS B LICENSE. CANDIDATE MUST ALSO HAVE EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN FIREFIGHTING DEMONSTRATING A STEADY PROGRESSION THROUGH FIRE DEPARTMENT RANK THROUGH PROMOTION. CANDIDATES ARE PREFERRED TO HAVE NFA LEADERSHIP III CERTIFICATION, NC FIRE SERVICE INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION, NC FIRE INSPECTOR II CERTIFICATION, NC FIRE OFFICER III AND A MINIMUM OF FIVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AS A CHIEF OFFICER. APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE TOWN OF RAMSEUR MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 724 LIBERTY STREET, RAMSEUR NC OR AT WWW.TOWNOFRAMSEUR.ORG. APPLICATIONS WITH A RESUME MAY BE RETURNED BY FAX TO 336-824-6624, BY MAIL TO PO BOX 545 RAMSEUR NC 27316 OR HAND DELIVERED TO THE RAMSEUR MUNICIPAL BUILDING. POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
Employer: Town of Ramseur
Expires: 4/25/2019
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