Division Chief: Lauderhill Florida Deadline October 22, 2015

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Division Chief

Deadline: October 22, 2015

Salary: $80,453 – $125,960 Per Year

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Fire Chief, performs advanced technical supervisory and administrative work, overseeing the activities of a division within the Fire-Rescue Department, including fire suppression and emergency response, fire prevention and investigation, and training. Position responds to fire-rescue related emergencies and takes command when appropriate. Performs related work as directed.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Responds to large or significant fire-rescue related incidents and takes command when appropriate, or assists the command staff as needed.
  • Assists with the planning, organizing, directing, supervising, training, and coordinating of Fire-Rescue Department Emergency Medical Services.
  • Assists in the preparation of the budget and expenditures. Monitors EMS expenditures and requisitions.
  • Prepares periodic reports, such as monthly expenditure reports; attends staff meetings and chairs Quality Assurance meetings.
  • Promotes public relations and educational seminars for the public.
  • Oversees the research and development of recommendations regarding emergency medical services methods, supplies and equipment.
  • Represents Fire-Rescue Department at meetings.
  • Attends various community and municipal meetings as the Fire-Rescue Department representative; serves on boards and committees as requested.
  • Assists with the oversight of routine station maintenance and duties.
    Assists with the oversight of station tours; provides public information, where authorized.
  • The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:

  • While the following tasks are necessary for the work of the unit, they are not an essential part of the purpose of this position and may also be performed by other unit members:
  • Supervises or performs duties of Firefighter or Paramedic, as required.
    Performs routine office functions, such as filing, faxing, answering phones, and copying.
  • Performs related duties as directed.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • Hold the rank of Captain or higher with an Associate of Science Degree in Fire Science or Emergency Medical Services, supplemented by five (5) years of work experience as an officer ; or hold the rank of Lieutenant with a Bachelor’s Degree, supplemented by ten (10) year’s work experience as a firefighter, to include a minimum of three (3) year’s work experience as an officer in a full-time paid organized fire; or the City may consider an equivalent combination of training and experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • State Fire Standards Certificate of Compliance
  • Class “E” or higher State of Florida Driver’s License
  • State of Florida Paramedic Certification
  • Current American Heart Association ACLS certification EVOC Certificate

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

City’s Website Click HERE

 

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