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Firefighting Jobs – Fire Chief

Website FireRescue1

Job Description:

The Fire Chief is directly responsible for the organization and administration of the department, including managing fire suppression activities, supervising all department personnel, financial planning and budgeting of funds, and public relations. The Fire Chief sets management policies, goals, and objectives for the department; attends meetings in his capacity of head of fire department operations; and responds to fire and emergency alarms to direct the operation of both paid and volunteer fire personnel.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Organizes the department by creating a structure to provide fire protection services for the community.
  • Develops methods which may be used to evaluate the productivity or effectiveness of departmental programs and uses these methods to evaluate and make decisions concerning department operations.
  • Manages the total operation of the fire department as chief officer.
  • Develops management policies, goals, and objectives for the department.
  • Devises a risk management program, monitoring program results in order to make changes in procedures to avoid future accidents.
  • Reviews incoming communications, making assignments to staff or routing work to the appropriate person or location.
  • Reviews existing or proposed legislation, regulations, ordinances, or court rulings relating to fire department operations.
  • Testifies on proposed legislation when required.

Job Requirements:

  • Fire service experience must include work in positions which would provide background in fire prevention and investigation, fire training, and related areas of fire department operations and management.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in fire science, fire administration, business administration, public administration, or a related curriculum and at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in full time fire service positions, at least two (2) years of which must have been in positions which include administrative or supervisory responsibilities. Fire service experience must include work in positions which would provide background in fire prevention and investigation, fire training, and related areas of fire department operations and management.

Job Details:

Company: FireRescue1

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Winston Salem, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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