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This position provides leadership, direction, and guidance to the department. The department is broken into four divisions and includes EMS, Prevention, Training, Fleet/Facilities Maintenance and Volunteer Coordination, and Emergency Management. The Fire Chief will direct the activities of each division and assure the efficient delivery of high quality emergency services and non-emergency operations; forecast and plan budget needs for staffing, equipment, facilities, and supplies; manage, train, mentor, and evaluate staff; and take command of critical incidents and major emergency and accident scenes. This position also directs coordination with federal, state, and regional law enforcement and emergency services agencies, as well as other Town and County departments and divisions.
A.S. Degree in Fire Science, Public or Business Administration or closely related field is required. Candidates must have a minimum of seven years progressively responsible Fire/EMS management experience that demonstrates administrative and fiscal knowledge and ability, and five years in a supervisory role. Consideration will be given to candidates with specific experience managing a combination department, an ALS Paramedic level EMS system; and/or knowledge of wildland fire incidents and cost share agreements.
Ideal candidate must possess the following competencies to be successful:
· Strong, transparent, and inclusive leadership style that fosters a culture of respect and accountability.
· Ability to make timely and informed decisions.
· Proactive in frequently communicating with a reliable flow of information.
· Politically astute yet apolitical.
· Effective writer and presenter, comfortable speaking to various groups and elected officials.
· Effective mentor and coach.
For more information on position requirements, and directions on how to apply, please see website: www.tetonwyo.org/jobs
Teton County Human Resource Department
PO Box 3594
Jackson, Wyoming 83001
Filing Deadline is 4:00pm ~ July 7, 2017
Teton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply for this job please visit the following URL: http://www.tetonwyo.org/jobs →