East Haven Fire Department 200 Main Street, East Haven, CT 06512
The Town of East Haven is currently
seeking applicants for the position of Fire Chief
The Town of East Haven seeks qualified candidates to serve in the position of Fire Chief. The Fire Chief reports directly to the Mayor while working closely with the Fire Commission for general department oversight. It is a highly responsible position for the administrative and technical work involving the direction of the Town’s Fire Department. Responsible for fire suppression, equipment and apparatus maintenance, coordinating operations of volunteer fire companies and paid fire personnel and station inspection. Will respond to major fire alarms and other emergencies. Develops and instills policy, and departmental activities; also makes technical fire command decisions at fire scenes. The position also requires a thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of municipal fire service administration as applied to a municipal fire department, which consists of both paid personnel and volunteer fire companies; a complete knowledge of fire fighting apparatus and equipment maintenance practices and procedures and a working knowledge of computer systems and communications equipment applicable to Fire departments including CAD systems, and reporting and scheduling software. Preferred qualified candidates should have graduated from an accredited college or university with a B.S. degree in Fire Administration, Fire Science or Public Administration plus 5-6 years of fire suppression experience including 2-3 years of related administrative and supervisory experience or an A.S. degree in Fire Technology plus 7-8 years of fire suppression experience including 3 years of related administrative and supervisory experience, or the equivalent of education and direct experience in Fire Administration. Must possess a valid Connecticut driver's license either a CDL or Q endorsement. The Fire Chief may also serve as the Town’s Emergency Management Director with some additional compensation. The position has a salary of $ 106,000 per year and the Town offers an excellent benefit package. Please send resume with references to: Frank Gentilesco, Jr., Assistant Director of Adm/Mgmt, Town Hall-250 Main Street, East Haven, CT 06512 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org The Town of East Haven is an equal opportunity employer. Deadline for submission is Friday February 24, 2017.
East Haven Fire Department proudly protects over 30,000 residents in the Town of East Haven located in south central Connecticut. Our boundary consists of 12.5 square miles bordered by the City of New Haven, the Towns of Branford, North Branford, North Haven and the Long Island Sound.
There are 10 career firefighters and a Battalion Chief on duty at all times. They operate out of three stations manning 2 engines, 1 quint, 1 paramedic rescue, 1 ems squad, 1 incident command unit and 1 marine unit.
There are also 4 volunteer companies. They are Headquarters Company 1 , Foxon Company 3 , Bradford Manor Company 4 and Riverside Company 6 who operate out of 4 stations manning 2 engine companies, 2 rescue units, 1 squad company and 1 marine unit.
Within our response district are Interstate 95, Tweed New Haven Airport, Amtrack/Metro North service both passenger and industrial, New Haven Terminal Tank Farm, several industrial parks, Long Island Sound and numerous elderly housing and assisted living complexes.
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