Wednesday , April 17 2024

Firefighter Jobs in Sierra Vista – Deputy Fire Chief

Website FireRescue1

Job Description:

As a member of the Division’s executive team, the Deputy Fire Chief will be responsible for assisting in providing leadership, direction, and overall management for the Fire Rescue Division. The Deputy Fire Chief must be able to develop and maintain effective relationships with other agencies within the community, members of the International Association of Firefighters as well as, have excellent communication skills with all stakeholders to achieve the high standards the community has come to expect. Opportunities for innovation include working within budget and staffing constraints while continuing to ensure operational efficiency in equipment, community risk reduction, and consistent pressures relating to increasing service demands, staffing levels, training, and employee recruitment and retention.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops long range fire protection and suppression programs.
  • Assists in preparation of Fire Rescue’s annual budget and long range capital budget.
  • Administers suitable training and discipline.
  • Coordinates Fire Rescue matters with various team leaders.
  • Administers budget in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Directs the preparation and analysis of records and reports to secure efficient operations and to meet Fire Rescue demands.
  • May assume command of Fire Rescue in the absence of the Fire Rescue Director as the Director/Command Officer of Special Risk member(s) whose duties include on-the-scene fighting of fires, fire prevention and fire training.
  • Plans, organizes and directs specific fire and rescue operations with respect to equipment, apparatus, and personnel.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be familiar with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International(CFAI) self-improvement processes.
  • Must be able to monitor and analyze performance data related to fire and emergency medical services and make recommendations for improvement where needed.
  • Must be able to manage emergency medical services and, support and administrative services which includes fiscal services, Office of the Fire Marshall, quality assurance, human resource matters, oversight of training staff, safety, fleet, logistics, and records management.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fire Science, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field from an accredited college or university and six (6) years of paid full-time experience in a management or supervisory capacity at the Volusia County Fire Rescue Battalion Chief level.

Job Details:

Company: FireRescue1

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Sierra Vista, AZ, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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