Wednesday , April 17 2024

Firefighter Hiring – Chief of Training

Website FireRescue1

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Fire Chief or his designee; organize, manage and direct the activities of the departments Fire & EMS Training Division. Employees of this class perform highly responsible and professional administrative, supervisory, and technical work associated with planning, budgeting, coordinating, and directing all department personnel, training, apparatus, and equipment assigned to their assigned division. Responsible for the proper and efficient management of personnel, stations, apparatus, equipment, and other Fire Department resources to minimize fire loss and life in the community through aggressive fire prevention, training, education, emergency medical services, and emergency operations and response.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervises the maintenance of departmental administrative, inspection, training, and safety records.
  • Actively researches and applies for grant funding to assist the department in meeting goals. Investigates all accidents resulting in personnel injury and/or equipment or facility damage as assigned.
  • Determines and schedules identified training required for each member of the Fire Department.
  • Establishes minimum standards and evaluation systems, provides for the continuous review and improvement of the training system. Provides attendance at outside schools, training seminars and conferences.
  • Supervises Fire Department personnel during emergency operations as required or assigned.
  • Supervises staff through coordination of activities.
  • Direct supervision of personnel directly or through first line supervisors as required during training, activities, or emergency incidents.
  • Develops and implements the department annual training plan.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to perform a broad range of supervisory responsibilities under conditions of severe emotional stress.
  • Ability to instruct and supervise fire personnel effectively and maintain discipline and command the respect of subordinates.
  • Recognize and correct unsafe actions; ability to budget, maintain required records, and prepare reports and other paperwork.
  • Objectively investigate accidents.
  • Knowledge of training techniques and methods; knowledge of functional responsibilities and operations of other city departments and outside agencies.
  • Ability to plan, organize, direct public events, activities and training; ability to work cooperatively with associates.
  • Meet physical requirements of the job as may be established by competent medical authority.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fire Science, Public Administration or related course work

Job Details:

Company: FireRescue1

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Sarasota, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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