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Fire Chief

Category: Public Safety
Description:
FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT LOCATION/HOURS: ALBEMARLE, NC/VARIES HIRING RATE: $75,000 - $95,000 (NEGOTIABLE BASED ON EXPERIENCE) CLOSING DATE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2019 POSITION OVERVIEW THE CITY OF ALBEMARLE IS SEEKING A STRONG LEADER TO ESTABLISH A VISION OF EXCELLENCE IN CUSTOMER SERVICE AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE READINESS AND LONG RANGE PLANNING FOR PROGRAMMING, FACILITIES, STAFF, AND EQUIPMENT NEEDS FOR THE CITY’S FIRE DEPARTMENT. THE CHIEF MANAGES THE DEPARTMENT STAFF; PREPARES AND MONITORS THE BUDGET; PLANS AND EVALUATES WORK OPERATIONS; DIRECTS THE HIRING, TRAINING AND COUNSELING OF PERSONNEL; EVALUATES THE NEED FOR NEW EQUIPMENT, STATIONS, WATER SUPPLY, TECHNOLOGY, AND PROGRAMS; AND ENSURES A PROGRAM OF FIRE PREVENTION, INSPECTIONS, AND FIRE INVESTIGATIONS. THE CHIEF ATTENDS MAJOR INCIDENTS AND MAY TAKE COMMAND AT THE SITE; CONSEQUENTLY, SKILLS MUST BE MAINTAINED IN THE USE OF FIREFIGHTING AND FIRE EQUIPMENT OPERATION. THE ROLE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SERVING AS LIAISON WITH COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STAFF IN DEVELOPING AND MAINTAINING A CITY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLAN AND RESPONSE. ABOUT THE CITY OF ALBEMARLE THE CITY OF ALBEMARLE IS HOME TO APPROXIMATELY 16,000 RESIDENTS AND PROVIDES A FULL RANGE OF MUNICIPAL SERVICES TO A GROWING COMMUNITY. ALBEMARLE HAS A VERY STRONG AND STABLE HISTORY IN THE COUNCIL-MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST HAVE EFFECTIVE INTERPERSONAL SKILLS AND DESIRE TO SERVE OUR COMMUNITY WITH HUMILITY AND RESPECT, HONESTY, INTEGRITY, AND TEAMWORK. THE CITY OF ALBEMARLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. HOW TO APPLY HTTPS://WWW.ALBEMARLENC.GOV/DEPARTMENTS/HUMAN-RESOURCES/EMPLOYMENT-OPPORTUNITIES
Employer: City of Albemarle
Expires: 9/30/2019
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