Fire Chief

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Fire Chief

City of Elmira


Elmira, NY, USA




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The City of Elmira is currently recruiting for a full-time Fire Chief who will supervise the operation and maintenance of the Fire Department. Currently, the City employs a total of 54 employees in the department, and there are 3 fire stations within the city.

Duties include, but not limited to training of personnel in modern firefighting practice and use of equipment, the care and maintenance of equipment and recommendation for purchase of new apparatus and supplies. The Chief will also work with Civil Service and interview and conduct an extensive background check on future job candidates.

Required skills include knowledge of City streets, buildings, hydrants, watermain, electric lines; thorough knowledge of modern firefighting techniques; ability to supervise and secure cooperation of subordinates; mechanical aptitude; alertness and leadership. Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years of firefighting experience and having served in a leadership role is preferred. This is an appointed position with the City of Elmira by the City Manager.

The City of Elmira offers a competitive salary and benefit package which includes health, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation, sick and personal time, paid holidays, etc. Interested candidates must submit an employment application by clicking within!


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