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Fire Chief

Category: Public Safety
Description:
FIRE CHIEF – TOWN OF CARRBORO, NC. THE TOWN OF CARRBORO IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF FIRE CHIEF. CARRBORO IS LOCATED IN ORANGE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA DIRECTLY WEST OF CHAPEL HILL AND IS PART OF THE RDU/RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK AREA. THE POPULATION IS APPROXIMATELY 21,000. CARRBORO BOASTS A VIBRANT AND DIVERSE COMMUNITY. THE TOWN HOSTS ANNUAL EVENTS LIKE THE CARRBORO MUSIC FESTIVAL, CARRBORO FILM FESTIVAL, AND THE WEST END POETRY FESTIVAL. THE CARRBORO FIRE-RESCUE DEPARTMENT PERFORMS A VARITY OF SERVICES THAT SUPPORT CARRBORO’S MISSION TO PROVIDE EFFICIENT, EFFECTIVE AND RESPONSIVE GOVERNMENT THAT MEETS THE PUBLIC’S NEEDS AND IMPROVES OUR COMMUNITY. THERE ARE TWO FIRE STATIONS IN TOWN. FIRE STATION TWO WAS COMPLETED IN 2010. THE DEPARTMENT IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDING OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE TO ANY MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC THEY MEET. THE DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN RATED A+ BY OUR RESIDENTS IN THE PAST TWO CITIZEN SURVEYS CONDUCTED BY AN INDEPENDENT VENDOR FOR THE TOWN. THE NEXT FIRE CHIEF WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ADVANCING THE DEPARTMENT AS A ‘CUTTING EDGE” DEPARTMENT IN THE STATE AS WELL AS MAINTAINING THE REPUTATION OF EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE WITHIN CARRBORO AND FOSTERING STRONG RELATIONSHIPS WITH MUTUAL AID PARTNERS. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE IN-DEPTH KNOWLEDGE OF FIRE-RESCUE MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES, BUT WILL ALSO HAVE CONSIDERABLE OPERATIONAL EXPERIENCE. THEY WILL BE SKILLED IN LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES. ONE SHOULD HAVE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE EQUIVALENT TO GRADUATION FROM AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WITH MAJOR COURSE WORK IN FIRE SCIENCE OR FIRE ADMINISTRATION AND EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE OF A WIDE AND PROGRESSIVELY RESPONSIBLE NATURE IN FIRE SERVICES, INCLUDING EXTENSIVE OPERATIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE. RESIDENCY WITHIN 15 MILES OF TOWN LIMITS IS REQUIRED WITHIN 6 MONTHS OF EMPLOYMENT. HIRING SALARY IS DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS REGARDING THIS POSITION AND TO APPLY PLEASE VISIT OUT WEBSITE AT WWW.TOWNOFCARRBORO.ORG OR PASTE THE FOLLOWING URL INTO YOUR BROWSER HTTPS://NC-CARRBORO.CIVICPLUSHRMS.COM/CAREERS/.
Employer: Town of Carrboro
Expires: 9/13/2019
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