Pascoag Fire District - Fire Chief

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Job Overview

Department Pascoag Fire District
Job TitleFire Chief
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Pascoag, RI

Job Announcement

Pascoag Fire District, RI Public Safety Jobs


 Job Vacancy:

The Pascoag Fire District is seeking a part-time (24 hrs/week) Fire Chief to manage the Pascoag Fire Department.  The Department responds to approximately 1500 fire/medical calls annually operating out of two strategically located fire stations within Pascoag. The Pascoag Fire Department is a full-service department, qualified in every aspect of emergency services staffed by 6 full time, 12 part time (per diem), and approximately 40 volunteer Fire/EMS personnel.

Job Summary:

Under direction of the Pascoag Board of Fire Commissioners, the Fire Chief is the head of the Fire Department managing all department operations, resources (facilities/equipment), personnel, and day-to-day fire suppression and emergency medical operations. The Fire Chief works closely with community leaders and other internal and external department leaders to ensure the safety of the citizens of Pascoag.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Fire Science, Management, Public Administration or any equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience
  • Minimum of ten (10) years progressive fire service experience with minimum of five (five) years in a senior command position (Captain or above)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of fire administration, including organization, staffing, financing, equipment management and maintenance, records and reports
  • Minimum Professional Certifications: Firefighter Level II and Basic EMT
  • Possess a valid drivers license. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fire Officer I Certification
  • Fire Instructor II Certification
  • Fire Department Safety Officer certified within one (1) year of employment

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be an innovative, ethical, and personable leader and effective communicator with excellent managerial skills, thorough knowledge of Fire/EMS operations,  strong customer service orientation, and a proven track record in creating a positive, cohesive and productive work culture. This position requires an engaging and forward thinking individual with the ability to facilitate positive change, work effectively with staff, executive leadership, elected officials and residents.

Application Process: 

Interested candidates must apply through the web-based application/recruitment tool  Applications must be completed by 5/20/2022.  The Pascoag Fire District is an equal opportunity employer.

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