Deputy Chief: Mequon Wisconsin Deadline: October 29, 2018

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Deputy Chief

Deadline: October 29, 2018

Salary: $73,480 – $104,644 Annually

Job Description:

Position Overview
Under the direction of the Fire Chief, the Deputy Chief, who is the second in line of command, will plan for, direct, and oversee the support of the operations and divisions of the Mequon Fire Department. The Deputy Chief will assume the role of Fire Chief in the Chief’s absence and provide for administration and direction of the Fire Department. This position may oversee all activities and services relating to: Department training programs, facilities, communications, staff management, budget management, equipment allocation, and the inspection bureau.

Required Qualifications

The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in fire administration or a related field (administration, leadership, emergency management, etc.) with a minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible fire service experience with a minimum of two (2) years holding a Captain rank or higher. Additionally, the following certifications are required:

Additionally, the ideal candidate will also hold a paramedic certification.

Current Salary
The position’s salary range is $73,480 – $104,644. The starting salary range is $73,480 – $90,995 +/- DOQ. A comprehensive benefits package is also available.

How To Apply
Interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume and a completed City of Mequon Employment Application to jobbank@ci.mequon.wi.us or City of Mequon, Human Resources, 11333 N Cedarburg Road, Mequon, WI 53092. All application materials must be turned in by 8:00 a.m. on October 29.

Written Exam Date
Please note that all applicants who pass the City’s application screening process will be required to take a written examination for the Deputy Chief position at 9:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 10. The test will take place at Mequon City Hall, which is located at 11333 N. Cedarburg Road, Mequon, WI 53092. 

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

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