Firefighting Jobs – Fire Chief

Website FireRescue1

Job Description:

The new Fire Chief will join a proud organization with a rich history in providing exceptional fire service and a tradition of excellence in protecting and serving the community. In reporting directly to the City Manager, the Chief has responsibility for operations of all divisions of the Department, policy development, program planning, fiscal management and administration of the LFD and will provide exceptional leadership to a department and environment that has been impacted by difficult economic circumstances largely due to the pandemic. This will require an active, involved and visible leadership style with strength of character that relies on empathy, honesty, accountability and direct communications. Staff development in the areas of training, education, and towards succession planning are essential aspects of this role.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The ideal candidate will have a strong command presence with experience with a complex, full service, metropolitan fire department. The requirements for this position include any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities for this role. A typical combination is an educational equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in fire science, public/business administration or a closely related field, an experience base of five years of increasingly responsible fire administrative and supervisory experience. An MA/MS along with a California Chief Officer Certification or completion of the National Fire Academy Executive Officer program are highly desirable.

Job Requirements:

  • Age: Open
  • Experience: Experience base of five years of increasingly responsible fire administrative and supervisory experience.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in fire science, public/business administration or a closely related field

How to apply:

  • To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura by February 26, 2021.

Job Details:

Company: FireRescue1

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Paramedic

Job Location: Newport News, VA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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