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Fire Chief

Category: Management
Description:
FIRE CHIEF TOWN OF TARBORO, POP. 11,415. SEEKING AN EXPERIENCED, ENERGETIC AND INNOVATIVE LEADER AS FIRE CHIEF. THIS POSITION REQUIRES A VISIONARY WITH STRONG COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT, STAFF DEVELOPMENT AND A HIGH LEVEL OF PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND INTEGRITY. CANDIDATE MUST BE ABLE TO OVERSEE AND EVALUATE ALL OPERATIONS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT AND WILL SERVE AS SAFETY COORDINATOR. CURRENT CHIEF IS RETIRING ON DECEMBER 31, 2019. DEPARTMENT CONSIST OF 3 FIRE CAPTAINS, 3 FIRE LIEUTENANTS, 3 FIRE ENGINEERS, 12 FIREFIGHTERS AND 7 VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS AND HAS AN ANNUAL OPERATING BUDGET OF $2.4 MILLION. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS EXCELLENT ORAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS, DEMONSTRATE GOOD PUBLIC RELATIONS PRACTICES AND MUST BE LEVEL III CERTIFIED IN FIRE PREVENTION INSPECTION. AN ASSOCIATE’S OR HIGHER DEGREE IN FIRE SCIENCE IS PREFERRED OR A COMBINATION OF TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE IS ACCEPTABLE. APPLICANT MUST POSSESS EMT AND NC FIRE COMMISSION INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION AND MUST HAVE MORE THAN 5 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN A SUPERVISORY FIREFIGHTING POSITION. IN-TOWN RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED WITHIN 6 MONTHS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR NEW HIRES. EXCELLENT BENEFITS AND SALARY WILL DEPEND ON QUALIFICATIONS. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FILLED. SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO: TOWN OF TARBORO ATTN: HUMAN RESOURCES 500 N. MAIN STREET, PO BOX 220 TARBORO, NORTH CAROLINA 27886 (252) 641-4244 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Employer: Town of Tarboro
Expires: 1/3/2020
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