Fire Chief

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No.: P-77268 Name: Fire Chief
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 02/06/23 05:00PM
Exam Date: 03/04/23 08:30AM
Salary: Varies with other agencies
Agency/Dept.: Barnard, Gates, Henrietta, Irondequoit, North Greece, Ridge Road and St. Paul Boulevard Fire Districts

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

Barnard Fire District:

Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for twelve (12) months holding the position of Assistant Fire Chief or six (6) months holding the position of Battalion Chief or twenty-four (24) months holding the position of Fire Captain immediately preceding the date of the written test. A combination of time served in multiple titles sufficient to meet the maximum period of required service is also qualifying

 

Gates and Ridge Road 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 twelve (12) months holding the position of Assistant Fire Chief or twenty-four (24) 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 twelve (12) months holding the position of Assistant Fire Chief or twenty-four (24) months holding the position of Fire Captain immediately preceding the date of the written test.

 

Irondequoit Fire District:

Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class 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.

 

 

North Greece Fire District:

Candidates must be permanently employed in the competitive class and must have served continuously on a permanent basis for twelve (12) months holding the position of Battalion Chief or six (6) months holding the position of Assistant Fire Chief immediately preceding the date of the written test. A combination of time served in multiple titles sufficient to meet the maximum period of required service is also qualifying.

 

St. Paul Boulevard 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.

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