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Fire Chief, City of Lynchburg, Virginia (Pop.80,212)
The City of Lynchburg is seeking a progressive Fire Chief who is a proven professional with extensive Fire and EMS experience, including at least seven (7) years at a high ranking command level. Significant “boots on the ground” experience in both Fire and EMS service delivery are critical components for a successful candidate. The successful applicant will possess the leadership and communications skills to articulate and implement a clear vision for Fire and EMS services that reflect the values of Honesty, Integrity, Trust and Compassion. A Bachelor’s degree in Fire Science, Fire Administration, Business or Public Administration or a closely related field required; a Master’s degree is preferred. Requires successful experience in developing and implementing innovative and imaginative solutions to difficult and complex Fire and EMS issues, and a track record of effective supervisory skills and resource management. The Fire Chief reports to and serves at the pleasure of the City Manager. Residency within the City of Lynchburg is required.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of the specific requirements listed above. Market competitive salary, dependent on qualifications including excellent benefits. A full recruitment profile is available at www.lynchburgva.gov. Interested, qualified parties are encouraged to submit a City of Lynchburg employment application, including a cover letter and confidential resume with salary history and three (3) professional references, via the City’s web based application process at www.lynchburgva.gov by November 21, 2017 to:
Heather M. Brown, IPMA-SCP, PHR
Director of Human Resources
900 Church Street
Lynchburg, Virginia 24504
Fax: (434) 845-4304
Email: [email protected]
For questions or to request an accommodation, please call (434) 455-4213
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