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Fire Chief

Category: Public Safety
Description:
FIRE CHIEF 1 FULL TIME POSITION AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS CLASS PLANS, ORGANIZES, AND LEADS A VARIETY OF DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES TO INCLUDE FIREFIGHTING, EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONSE, WATER RESCUE, TRAINING, PUBLIC EDUCATION, HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESPONSE, AND FIRE PREVENTION IN PROTECTING THE LIVES AND PROPERTY OF THE CITIZENS. WORK INCLUDES ESTABLISHING A VISION OF EXCELLENCE IN CUSTOMER SERVICE AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE READINESS AND LONG RANGE PLANNING FOR PROGRAMMING, FACILITIES, STAFF, AND EQUIPMENT NEEDS. THE CHIEF MANAGES THE DEPARTMENT STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS, PREPARES AND MONITORS THE BUDGET, PLANS AND EVALUATES WORK OPERATIONS, DIRECTS THE TRAINING AND COUNSELING OF PERSONNEL AND PARTICIPATES IN HIRING. THE CHIEF EVALUATES THE NEED FOR NEW EQUIPMENT, TECHNOLOGY AND PROGRAMS, AND ENSURES A PROGRAM OF FIRE PREVENTION AND IN-SERVICE TRAINING TO MAINTAIN AND ENHANCE SKILLS. EMPLOYMENT PREREQUISITES INCLUDE: GRADUATION FROM AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WITH A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN PUBLIC OR BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND COMPLETION OF ADVANCED COURSES AND SEMINARS IN FIRE ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT AND CONSIDERABLE SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE OF AN INCREASINGLY RESPONSIBLE NATURE IN FIRE SUPPRESSION AND PREVENTION; OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE., POSSESSION OF A VALID CLASS B NCDL, FIREFIGHTER II CERTIFICATION, NC EMT CERTIFICATION, EMERGENCY VEHICLE CERTIFICATION, DRIVER OPERATOR-PUMPS AND AERIALS CERTIFICATION, NC HAZMAT OPERATIONS CERTIFICATIONS, WATER RESCUE CERTIFICATION, FIRE OFFICER I AND II CERTIFICATIONS, AND ICS 300 AND ICS 400 CERTIFICATIONS. SALARY RANGE FOR THIS POSITION IS $60,515 - $90,773. APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AT WWW.OIBGOV.COM LETTERS OF INTEREST AND RESUMES ALONG WITH A TOWN APPLICATION SHOULD BE FORWARDED NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 18, 2019 TO: DAISY IVEY - TOWN ADMINISTRATOR 3 WEST THIRD STREET OCEAN ISLE BEACH NC 28469 OR BY EMAIL AT DAISY@OIBGOV.COM THE TOWN OF OCEAN ISLE BEACH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Employer: Town of Ocean Isle Beach
Expires: 10/18/2019
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