Town of Harpswell Employment Opportunity
Fire Administrator Position
The Town of Harpswell is seeking applicants for Fire Administrator, a new full-time position (minimum of 37.5 hours per week) with benefits, responsible for managing the Town’s municipal firefighter program in support of the three volunteer associations in Harpswell. The successful candidate will be expected to manage the program to ensure daytime coverage shifts are filled. The Fire Administrator will also be expected to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with the three volunteer associations in support of their services, training and recruitment efforts. In addition, the Fire Administrator will be required to cover a minimum of two firefighter shifts per week while managing the program, and to take on the duties of the Fire Warden and eventually those of the Emergency Management Agent.
Interested candidates should possess a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of three to five years of related experience in administration and firefighting; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. An Associate’s Degree or two-year college certificate is preferred. Compensation will be dependent upon experience and qualifications.
The position requires a minimum of Maine Fire Training & Education Firefighter I Certification or equivalent training. A valid driver’s license will be required and either satisfactory completion of Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) or a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
A complete job description and application for employment is available online at harpswell.maine.gov
The position will remain open until filled.