Assistant Fire Chief

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No.: P-76003 Name: Assistant Fire Chief
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 01/12/21 05:00PM
Exam Date: 03/06/21 08:30AM Price: $25.00
Salary: Varies with other agencies
Agency/Dept.: Barnard, Gates, Henrietta, Ridge Road, and St. Paul Boulevard Fire Districts

Description of Duties

This is a supervisory position assisting the Fire Chief in the daily operations and supervision of career and volunteer firefighters. Duties include the administration and delivery of firefighter training programs, and health and safety programs of the Fire District and responding to fire alarms to assist with directing fire scene operations.  The Assistant Fire Chief assists in the development of policies, rules, and regulations of the district and acts on behalf of the Fire Chief during absences.  Work is reviewed by the Fire Chief through reports and success of the District’s programs and activities.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of the Fire Chief with wide leeway allowed for independent judgment. General supervision is exercised over subordinate staff. 

Minimum Qualifications

Barnard and St. Paul Boulevard Fire Districts:
Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class at one of the agencies listed above and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for twenty-four (24) months holding the position of Fire Captain immediately preceding the date of the written test.
 
Gates Fire District:
Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for six (6) months holding the position of Battalion Chief immediately preceding the date of the written test.
 
Henrietta Fire District:
Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for eighteen (18) months holding the position of Fire Captain immediately preceding the date of the written test.
 
Ridge Road Fire District:
Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for six (6) months holding the position of Battalion Chief or twenty-four (24) months holding the position of Fire Captain. A combination of time served in multiple titles sufficient to meet the maximum period of required service is also qualifying.

 

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