Deadline: April 22, 2016
Salary: $125,000 ‐ $155,000 DOQ
Carpentersville, IL (Pop. 37,691) The Village of Carpentersville is seeking its next Fire Chief to lead the Fire Department. The Fire Department provides fire and emergency medical services to the residents of the Village, as well as the surrounding Carpentersville and Countryside Fire Protection District. The department provides several other services, which include but are not limited to fire prevention, fire investigation, public education, specialized rescue that includes: confined space, trench rescue, high angle, hazardous materials, water and ice rescue, and building collapse. The Fire Chief is appointed by and reports directly to the Village Manager. The Fire Department has a budget of $6.5M with 33 full time and 9 regularly scheduled part-time employees.Candidates should have thorough knowledge of modern fire suppression and prevention and emergency medical services principals, practices, techniques, and equipment. Considerable knowledge of budget preparation and administration, personnel and collective bargaining policies and practices, staff supervision, evaluation and professional development is highly desirable. Well‐developed communication skills and the proven ability to exhibit a collaborative, welcoming approach with elected officials, residents, the business community, and employees are necessary. The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in fire science, public administration, or a closely related field and ten years of Fire or Emergency Medical Service work experience, of which three years must have been equivalent to a Battalion Chief or higher, or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Salary range $125,000 ‐ $155,000DOQ with excellent benefits. Please apply via our online application system at www.govhrusa.com/current‐positions/recruitment. Send résumé, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references April 22, 2016 to Joellen Cademartori Earl, Chief Executive Officer, GovHR USA. TEL: 847/380‐3240.
How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.