Fire Service Career Opportunities
Below you will find Career Opportunities throughout the Fire Service in the Commonwealth of Virginia. All listings will be posted for a maximum of 30 days unless a designated deadline is defined within the text.
- Fire & EMS Chief - County of Powhatan Posted 07/09/2014
- Chief of Fire & EMS - County of Botetourt Posted 05/12/2014
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Fire & EMS Chief - County of Powhatan
|Title||Fire & EMS Chief|
|Organization||County of Powhatan|
|Salary Range||Negotiable up to $99,500|
Powhatan County is accepting applications from qualified candidates to serve as the County’s Fire and EMS Chief. The Chief directs all activities and programs of the Fire and EMS Department which encompasses the County’s fire, rescue, emergency medical services, and emergency management functions. The County has a combined volunteer/career system consisting of five volunteer fire companies, one volunteer rescue squad, paid career EMS staff and part-time paid career fire and emergency management staff.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree and ten or more years of progressively responsible administrative and managerial experience, including five years in a supervisory position of at least a Fire Captain in paid career capacity. Additional requirements: VDFP Fire Officer II, VDFP Fire Officer III preferred and required within one year of employment, VDFP Fire Instructor III, VDEM Hazardous Materials Operations certification or equivalent, Virginia PEM preferred and required within one year of employment, and Department of Homeland Security EMI Professional Development Series Certificate preferred and required within two years of employment. Volunteer or EMS firefighting experience preferred.
The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated leadership and managerial skills directing a combined system composed predominately of volunteers. This position requires 24 hour on call availability, and the ability to work in extreme weather and hazardous environment conditions.
Salary negotiable, based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefit package includes participation in the Virginia Retirement System, vacation, and sick leave, group life insurance, medical insurance, professional dues and conference expenses. Relocation allowance negotiable. Submit completed County application, letter of application, resume, salary history and work related references to County of Powhatan, VA, 3834 Old Buckingham Road, Powhatan, VA 23139. Position open until filled, with preference given to applications received by Monday, August 18, 2014. Official Powhatan County applications can be downloaded and printed from the County’s website at www.powhatanva.gov.
Powhatan County is an EOE.
Chief of Fire & EMS - County of Botetourt
|Title||Chief of Fire & EMS|
|Organization||County of Botetourt|
|Closing Date||Open Until Filled|
Botetourt County is currently accepting applications for the newly created position of Chief of Fire and Emergency Medical Services to lead an evolving combination department with 12 volunteer agencies and a full-time staff of 33.
The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of Fire, EMS and emergency management. This position requires a team oriented, consensus-building leader, with a strong history of proven management experience in fire services, EMS or emergency management; 4-year degree or commensurate education and experience. Excellent written and verbal communication, budgeting, strategic planning, analytical and organizational skills are needed. Salary is negotiable; DOQ and includes a competitive benefit package.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
EXAMPLES OF WORK (Illustrative Only):
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
ACCEPTABLE EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Application, job description and benefits summary are located on the Botetourt County website: http://botetourtva.gov/employment/county_jobs.php. Contact Human Resources with questions (540-473-8233).
Candidates should submit a completed application form, cover letter with salary requirement and resume to:
Preference will be given to applications received by 5:00 p.m., Monday, June 2, 2014. Position remains open until filled.
Botetourt County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.