Escambia County is seeking a Fire Chief
Recruitment Hiring Range: $81,036 to $94,161 Annually
Job Closes: November 7, 2020
The Fire Chief will direct a combination Fire Rescue Division consisting of volunteer and career staff thorough planning, coordination, and supervision of administrative and technical staff in their areas of responsibility and specialization. The Fire Chief is responsible for administering all administrative, operational, and fiscal aspects of the Fire Division and ensuring the protection of lives and property within Escambia County from uncontrolled fire, hazardous materials incidents, rescue operations, and medical emergencies. The Fire Chief is the senior fire division official and functions as the ESF4 lead representative. Work is performed under the direction of the Public Safety Director. The Fire Chief may be assigned to function as the Emergency Manager in case of the Director's absence.
Training and Experience:
Two years of college level coursework in Fire Sciences, Fire Management, Business, Public Administration or related field and a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible firefighting/rescue experience, including three years management experience at the Battalion/District Chief level or above; or, a combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements.
Licenses and Certifications:
Valid driver's license
Ability to obtain within one year--FL Firefighter Certificate of Compliance and FL EMT License
For more information on job position, benefits and to apply visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/escambia