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Date Posted:               May 4, 2017
City/Organization:      Arlington, TN
Title:                           Fire Chief
Category:                   Fire/EMS Executives

Fire Chief - Arlington, TN

Job Description:

The Town of Arlington is seeking a motivated and committed fire professional to serve as the town’s fire chief. Under the direction and supervision of the town administrator, the chief plans, directs, coordinates, and evaluates the firefighting, prevention, safety, EMS, inspection, and fire service activities for the town of Arlington. Must have the ability to supervise, manage, direct, coordinate and affect confidence in fire department personnel. The chief will also support community education efforts and represent the department on a local and regional basis. The Arlington Fire Department provides fire suppression, rescue, EMS, prevention, and inspections; is staffed with 16 full-time employees and a volunteer program, responding from one (1) station. The department currently holds a Class 3 ISO rating. Requirements include four (4) years of college with course concentration in Fire Science, Public Administration, Business Management, or closely related field; Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician or higher, and Executive Fire Officer (EFO) graduate from the National Fire Academy, preferred; fifteen years of fire service experience with eight (8) years of progressively responsible administration and supervisory experience in fire service, EMS and life safety emergency response work, Community Risk Reduction, or equivalent experience. A complete Job Description and application can be found at Applications will be received in the office of the Town Recorder at or Town of Arlington P.O. Box 507, 5854 Airline Road, Arlington, TN 38002 until the position is filled. Salary range begins at $60,000 and tops at $90,000. EEO/Drug Free Workplace.

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Job Post Expiration Date;   June 3, 2017

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