Fire Chief

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No.: P-77599 Name: Fire Chief
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 11/27/17 05:00PM
Exam Date: 01/20/18 08:30AM Price: $25.00
Salary: $125,000 annually (Ridge Culver Fire District)

Description of Duties

This is an administrative position responsible for the supervision, direction, and integration of the activities of a paid fire department or a combination fire department comprised of career and volunteer staff within a fire district.  Overall administration and accomplishment of objectives of the district and establishing major district practices, planning long-term programs, and determining fiscal and financial objectives are other responsibilities of the position.  Work is performed in accordance with the policies and objectives outlined by a Board of Fire Commissioners and reviewed by the Board via conferences, reports and success of the district’s programs and activities.  Duties include organizing, planning, and directing fire prevention, suppression and emergency medical response activities.  Duties also include responding to fire alarms to direct fire scene operations.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of the Board of Fire Commissioners with wide leeway allowed for independent judgment.  General supervision is exercised over subordinate staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class at the Ridge Culver Fire District and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for twelve (12) months holding the position as an Assistant Fire Chief or twenty-four (24) months in the title of Fire Captain immediately preceding the date of the written test.

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