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Fire Chief

Department: Fire & Rescue Department

Detailed Recruitment Profile

Description of DutiesThe Fire Chief must possess demonstrated leadership, supervisory, employee relations, strategic planning, and budgetary skills together with a strong background in an integrated Fire and EMS Service.  Since EMS accounts for over 90% of the call volume, the candidate must have or have been an EMT or Paramedic; and/or have had administrative experience in a Fire/EMS department.  Bachelor’s degree,and/or completion of the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer program preferred with a minimum of 5 years demonstrated management experience in a senior administrative position in a career or combination department.  A demonstrated history of achieving positive labor relations, including working knowledge of a union organization; as well as public communication skills is strongly recommended.  The ability to work cooperatively with neighboring departments whether career, paid on-call, and/or volunteer is essential.

Detailed Job Description

Required Qualification: Detailed Job Requirements

Benefits: Excellent fringe benefits 

Salary Range: Mid to upper $80's dependent upon qualifications (Note: City in the midst of compensation study)

Detailed Benefit and Wage Summary

Residency Requirement: As a condition of continued employment, employee must reside within 15 miles of the City of Marshfield Fire Station. 

Application Deadline: May 22, 2012

Application Instructions: To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, references, current salary and email address to McGrath Human Resources Group, Code MFRD, No paper copies will be accepted.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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