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Fire Chief

Category: Public Safety
Description:
THE JACKSONVILLE FIRE CHIEF POSITION IS AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR A HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATE TO FURTHER THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THOSE WHO LIVE AND VISIT A GROWING AND PROGRESSIVE COASTAL COMMUNITY. JACKSONVILLE IS PROUD TO BE HOME TO MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE AND MARINE CORPS AIR STATION NEW RIVER. BEING THE COUNTY SEAT OF ONSLOW COUNTY, JACKSONVILLE IS AFFECTIONATELY KNOWN AS “A CARING COMMUNITY” - AN EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION TO LIVE, WORK AND PLAY. OUR COMMUNITY IS A CONSISTENT TOP PERFORMER FOR “BEST PLACE TO RAISE YOUR KIDS” BY PARENTS AND BUSINESSWEEK MAGAZINES AND IS RECOGNIZED AS A “BEST PLACE FOR A STABLE CAREER” BY CNNMONEY.COM. THE FIRE CHIEF PERFORMS COMPLEX PROFESSIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE WORK MANAGING AND DIRECTING ALL ACTIVITIES OF THE FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICE DEPARTMENT; DOES RELATED WORK AS REQUIRED. WORK IS PERFORMED UNDER THE GENERAL SUPERVISION OF THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY. SUPERVISION IS EXERCISED OVER ALL DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF MODERN FIREFIGHTING AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL AND RESCUE METHODS; COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE USE AND OPERATION OF A WIDE VARIETY OF FIRE MOTOR, RESCUE AND AUXILIARY APPARATUS; COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF LAWS, RULES AND REGULATIONS RELATING TO FIRE CONTROL AND PREVENTION; ABILITY TO PLAN, INITIATE AND CARRY OUT LONG-TERM PROGRAMS IN FIRE ADMINISTRATION, EMPLOYEE TRAINING AND FIRE PREVENTION; ABILITY TO PLAN, ASSIGN AND COORDINATE ACTIVITIES PERFORMED BY A LARGE GROUP OF EMPLOYEES IN VARIED FIREFIGHTING AND RESCUE WORK; ABILITY TO OPERATE PERSONAL COMPUTER INCLUDING SOME KNOWLEDGE OF APPLICABLE SOFTWARE PACKAGES; ABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH CITY OFFICIALS, ASSOCIATES AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC. APPLY TODAY AT HTTPS://WWW.GOVERNMENTJOBS.COM/CAREERS/JACKSONVILLENC
Employer: City of Jacksonville
Expires: 9/9/2019
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