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Fire Chief

Category: Public Safety
The Northern Wake Fire Department In Wake County - Raleigh, NC Seeks An Experienced Fire Professional To Serve As Its Next Fire Chief Of The Private, Non-profit Organization. The ISO Class 3 Rated Department, Which Responded To Over 2,015 Calls In 2022, Utilizes 5 Fire Stations And 28 Fire Apparatus. Reporting To An Eight (8) Member Board Of Directors, The Fire Chief Will Oversee A Budget Of $4.5M. Fire Personnel Include 36 Full Time, 15 Part-time, And 72 Volunteer Members. To Learn More About The Department, Click Here. Qualifications: The Department Seeks A Fire Safety Leader With A Minimum Of 10 Years Progressive Fire Safety Career Experience Including A Minimum Of 4 Years Of Cross-functional And Progressively Responsible Experience In Fire Suppression, Prevention, EMS, And Administrative Work At The Rank Of Captain Or Higher Within A Career Fire Department Operating At Least Two Fire Stations. A BA/BS Degree, Or Equivalent, Is Required. The Following Certifications Are Required: Firefighter 1 And 2, Hazardous Materials Operations, NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800, Bloodborne Pathogens, Emergency Vehicle Driver, Driver Operator – Pumps, Driver Operator – Aerials And Fire Chief 101. A Master’s Degree Is Preferred. Graduation From The NFA Executive Fire Officer Program Is Preferred, As Well As Designation Of Chief Fire Officer Through The Center For Public Safety Is Preferred. Experience Managing A Budget Of $1 Million Or Greater For Operations, Excluding Capital Is Preferred. Salary And Benefits: The Hiring Range For The Position Is $95,676 - $129,162, Depending On Qualifications And Experience. The Department Offers A Comprehensive Benefits Package Including Participation In The North Carolina Local Government Employees Retirement System (NCLGERS), 401k, Health And Dental And Vision Insurance, Life Insurance Coverage, Longevity Pay, Paid Leave, And Accident And Sickness Coverage. There Is A Residency Requirement. To Apply, Please Visit Https:// And Click On The Fire Chief – Northern Wake Fire Department – Wake County, NC Title. To Learn More About The Selection Process, Visit Https://, Select “Client Openings” And Scroll Down To “Important Information For Applicants.” All Applications Must Be Submitted Online Via The Developmental Associates Application Portal – NOT The Organization’s Employment Application Portal, Nor Any Other External Website; It Is Not Sufficient To Send Only A Resume. Resumes And Cover Letters Must Be Uploaded With The Application. Applicants Must Apply By March 31, 2023. Successful Semi-finalists Will Be Invited To Participate In Virtual Interviews Beginning In April 2023. All Inquiries Should Be Emailed To The Northern Wake Fire Department Is An EOE. The Recruitment Process Is Being Managed By North Carolina Fire Chief Consulting.
Employer: Northern Wake Fire Department - Raleigh, NC
Expires: 3/24/2023