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Battalion Chief

Category: Public Safety
Description:
AS A BATTALION CHIEF IN THE CITY OF SALISBURY, YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE! THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IS SEEKING MOTIVATED CANDIDATES WHO WILL PERFORM PROTECTIVE SERVICE WORK SUPERVISING SHIFTS, INSPECTING PERSONNEL, EQUIPMENT, APPARATUS AND STATION MAINTENANCE, AND DETERMINING EQUIPMENT AND STAFFING NEEDS. MAIN DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: ESTABLISHES SHIFT OBJECTIVES; PLANS, ORGANIZES, ASSIGNS AND REVIEWS THE WORK OF FIRE SUPPRESSION AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL PERSONNEL; ASSUMES COMMAND OF EMERGENCY INCIDENTS; DIRECTS AND PARTICIPATES IN FIRE SUPPRESSION AND CONDUCTS BRIEFINGS FOR INCIDENTS; INSTRUCTS AND ADVISES STAFF ON ADMINISTRATIVE OR OPERATIONAL INSTRUCTIONS; RECOMMENDS AND ASSISTS WITH IMPLEMENTING DEPARTMENT AND DIVISION GOALS AND OBJECTIVES; EVALUATES OPERATIONS AND ACTIVITIES RELATIVE TO ASSIGNED AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY AND ASSISTS WITH RECRUITING AND SELECTING DEPARTMENTAL PERSONNEL. JOIN A FAST PACED TEAM THAT AIMS TO EXEMPLIFY THE CITY’S VALUES BY SHOWING PURPOSE, PASSION AND PRIORITY. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  THIS POSITION IS A 24/48 HOUR, NON-EXEMPT POSITION (SHIFT COMMANDER), AND IS SUBJECT TO ROTATE TO OTHER BATTALION CHIEF POSITIONS  ASSOCIATES/TECHNICAL DEGREE WITH COURSEWORK IN FIRE SCIENCE AND CONSIDERABLE EXPERIENCE IN FIRE SUPPRESSION INCLUDING MODERATE SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE, OR EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE  MUST HAVE A VALID NC DRIVER’S LICENSE  POSSESSION OF NC FIREFIGHTER I AND II, FIRE INSTRUCTOR II, FIRE OFFICER II, RESCUE TECHNICIAN, DRIVER/OPERATOR, EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN – BASIC AND HAZMAT TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATIONS  STRONG LEADERSHIP, CUSTOMER SERVICE AND DEVELOPMENT SKILLS REQUIRED  MUST MEET AND MAINTAIN ALL MINIMUM STATE AND LOCAL TRAINING AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CLOSING DATE: APRIL 22, 2019 PAY RANGE: $54,385.00- $70,700.50 PAY INCREASES UPON COMPLETION OF EDUCATIONAL DEGREES AND CERTAIN CERTIFICATIONS PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT WWW.SALISBURYNC.GOV/HR
Employer: City of Salisbury
Expires: 4/22/2019
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