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Fire Chief

Category: Public Safety
Description:
FIRE CHIEF – NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, NC THE TOWN IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF FIRE CHIEF. THE TOWN OF NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH IS A VIBRANT BEACH COMMUNITY OF 820 FULL-TIME RESIDENTS WHICH GROWS SUBSTANTIALLY DURING THE BUSY SUMMER TOURIST SEASON. THE NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH FIRE DEPARTMENT IS A COMBINATION FIRE DEPARTMENT PROVIDING FIRE SUPPRESSION, FIRE PREVENTION, AND FIRST RESPONDER EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT CURRENTLY HAS 14 FULL-TIME FIREFIGHTERS AND 10 VOLUNTEERS. THE TOWN CURRENTLY HAS AN ISO RATING OF 4. WORK INVOLVES THE FULL SCOPE OF FIRE SERVICE ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT. THE CHIEF WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR DIRECTING EMPLOYEES AND VOLUNTEER STAFF TO ASSURE EFFECTIVE TRAINING, FIREFIGHTING, EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONSE. THE CHIEF REPORTS TO THE TOWN MANAGER AND IS ACCOUNTABLE FOR THE PLANNING AND OVERSIGHT OF THE DEPARTMENT’S ANNUAL BUDGET. THE CHIEF IS EXPECTED TO BE A “WORKING CHIEF” AND IS REQUIRED TO ENSURE INCIDENT COMMAND IS PERFORMED AT THE HIGHEST PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS WHILE REPORTING TO THE SCENE OF ALL INCIDENTS HE OR SHE DEEMS NECESSARY. THE FIRE CHIEF IS THE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COORDINATOR FOR THE TOWN AND COORDINATES ALL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS ACTIVITIES AS DIRECTED. THE POSITION REQUIRES A MINIMUM 2 YEAR DEGREE IN FIRE SCIENCE OR RELATED FIELD AND COMPLETION OF ADVANCED COURSES IN FIRE ADMINISTRATION, MANAGEMENT, FIRE SUPPRESSION AND FIRE PREVENTION. A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN FIRE SCIENCE, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION OR RELATED FIELD A PLUS. CANDIDATES SHOULD POSSESS A NC FIREFIGHTER LEVEL II CERTIFICATION, AND FIRE PREVENTION INSPECTOR LEVEL II CERTIFICATION. EXPERIENCE WITH OVERSIGHT OF VOLUNTEER FIRE FIREFIGHTERS IS PREFERRED. THE TOWN OFFERS A COMPETITIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE. UPON OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT, SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST COMPLETE PRE-EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECK. PLEASE SEE WEB SITE FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION. POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. PLEASE VISIT THE TOWN’S WEB SITE AT WWW.NTBNC.ORG FOR COMPLETE JOB DETAILS AND AN EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION (HTTPS://DOCS.WIXSTATIC.COM/UGD/E4899E_8BF76577D12E42169C599CD49E199D8E.PDF ). PLEASE SUBMIT AN APPLICATION, RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO TOWN OF NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, ATTN: FIRE CHIEF SEARCH, 1000 HWY 210 SNEADS FERRY, NC 28460.
Employer: Town of North Topsail Beach
Expires: 11/9/2019
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