Fire and EMS Chief

LOOKING FOR OUR NEXT FIRE AND EMS CHIEF

Chugiak Volunteer Fire and Rescue Co. Inc., a busy, progressive, suburban department is in search of its next dynamic leader. The current chief became the first full-time chief in 2017 and has notified the department that they will be leaving this summer.

Our next leader must have the technical knowledge required for the effective and efficient operation of firefighting, emergency medical services, disaster management, and fire prevention activities within the Chugiak Fire Service Area.  He/she must possess a broad and comprehensive knowledge of fire service administration, modern firefighting, emergency medical services, rescue, and fire prevention techniques.

This position involves very complex emergency scene tasks adherent to NIMS-ICS, social interactions, and the ability to work with diverse groups in high-stress situations.  The chief is responsible for coordinating the strengths and challenges of a dedicated and professional volunteer department with a small paid staff, while integrating with neighboring service areas.  The chief must be committed to the professionalism, development, and continuation of the department’s volunteer program which serves this community so well.

Salary range is $95,000 to $105,000 DOE, EOE

For detailed responsibilities the job description is accessible below and details for applying are as follows:

Candidates must submit the following items to be considered:

    1. Cover letter
    2. Current and comprehensive resume
    3. A list of all employment over the most recent 20 years, and contact information for direct supervisors
    4. Three current professional letters of recommendation OR three most recent annual evaluations while serving in a similar capacity
    5. Signed Application Agreement and Waiver of Liability

Only complete application packets will be considered and should be submitted to:

CVFRD- Chief of Fire and EMS Hiring Committee
PO Box 670363
Chugiak, AK. 99567

Or by Email to [email protected]

NOTE:  Hiring qualification requirements may be modified if, in the opinion of the Hiring Board, a particular candidate possesses significant offsetting characteristics, such as past accomplishments, experience, education, or estimate of future potential.  Should an applicant be deficient in certain educational achievements, offsetting experience may be substituted or vise versa.

A review of applications will occur April 25th and the job will remain open until the right person is found.

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