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Fire Chief

Category: Management
Description:
THE TOWN OF NAGS HEAD IS CURRENTLY SEEKING A QUALIFIED CANDIDATE FOR THE POSITION OF FIRE CHIEF. POSITION OVERVIEW: REPORTING TO THE TOWN MANAGER, THE FIRE CHIEF IS THE CEO FOR ALL FIRE-RELATED SERVICES IN THE TOWN OF NAGS HEAD. THE CHIEF IS ASSISTED BY A DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF AND ONE ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT PERSONNEL AS DIRECT REPORTS. THE FIRE CHIEF IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF A FY 2019 OPERATING BUDGET OF $3.4M AND A $800,000 CAPITAL BUDGET. A TOTAL OF 26 FULL-TIME FIRE PERSONNEL SERVE THE COMMUNITY. QUALIFICATIONS/COMPENSATION/BENEFITS: REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: THE FIRE CHIEF MUST POSSESS A BACHELOR’S DEGREE AND A MINIMUM OF 7 YEARS OF PROGRESSIVE MUNICIPAL, CAREER FIRE SERVICE EXPERIENCE AND HOLD THE RANK OF FIRE BATTALION CHIEF POSITION OR HIGHER AT THE TIME OF INITIAL EMPLOYMENT. IN ADDITION, THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATIONS, OR RECOGNIZED EQUIVALENT, ARE REQUIRED: • NC FIREFIGHTER 2 • NC FIRE OFFICER 1 • NC FIRE INSTRUCTOR, LEVEL 2 • EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE IN MANAGING SIGNIFICANT SEVERE WEATHER EMERGENCY INCIDENTS PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: THE SUCCESSFUL FIRE CHIEF CANDIDATE IS DESIRED TO POSSESS THE FOLLOWING, OR OBTAIN WITHIN TWELVE (12) MONTHS OF EMPLOYMENT: • NORTH CAROLINA “NON-COMMERCIAL CLASS B” DRIVER’S LICENSE • EXECUTIVE FIRE OFFICER (EFO) AND/OR CHIEF FIRE OFFICER DESIGNATION (CFO) • NC LEVEL 3 STANDARD FIRE INSPECTOR REQUIRED WITHIN 2 YEARS OF HIRE DATE • NC EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT) • NIMS/ICS CERTIFICATIONS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800 • OSHA INSTITUTE CERTIFICATION THE ANTICIPATED HIRING RANGE IS $70,007 - $90,000 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE WITH A FULL SALARY RANGE OF $70,007 - $105,010. THIS JOB IS CLASSIFIED AS ESSENTIAL AND IS AN FLSA EXECUTIVE EXEMPT POSITION. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: TO APPLY FOR THE FIRE CHIEF POSITION, VISIT OUR WEBSITE WWW.NAGSHEADNC.GOV/JOBS AND CLICK ON THE FIRE CHIEF LINK. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE FULLY COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED ONLINE VIA THIS PORTAL. CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION IS JUNE 28, 2019. SEMI-FINALISTS WILL PARTICIPATE IN AN ASSESSMENT CENTER PROCESS IN NAGS HEAD ON MONDAY, JULY 22, 2019. THE TOWN OF NAGS HEAD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF ITS WORKFORCE.
Employer: Town of Nags Head
Expires: 7/7/2019
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