Website City of Ames
Application deadline: 6/4/2018 5:00 PM Central
Apply at: www.cityofames.org/jobs
The Fire Chief is a key leader within the City of Ames. This individual supports and exemplifies the organizational values of the City in an effort to provide excellent customer service at the best price for our residents and provide an enjoyable and stimulating work environment for City employees. Under the direction of the City Manager and Assistant City Manager, the Fire Chief plans and directs the activities of the Fire Department, which includes the Inspections Division, in the protection of life and property; serves as a member of the City Manager’s Executive Leadership Team; and performs related work as required.
Education and Experience: A Bachelor’s or higher degree in Fire Science, Fire Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field received through an accredited institution is required. At least seven years of experience in a public fire service agency is required, five of which must be increasingly responsible fire management experience. Management experience must consist of supervision over multiple fire companies in a complex, diverse, unionized environment. Preference may be given to applicants possessing qualifications above the minimum. Any combination of the following preferred qualifications may be applied: 1) at least seven years of increasingly responsible fire management experience consisting of supervision over multiple fire companies in a complex, diverse, unionized environment, 2) inspections or code enforcement management experience, 3) graduation from the Executive Fire Officer (EFO) program at the National Fire Academy.
Licenses and Certificates: Valid driver’s license required. Must possess Fire Officer 1 and Fire Officer 2 certifications.
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