City of Austin, Texas (692,102 population) seeks candidates for Fire Chief position which is responsible for leading and managing a Department of 1088 FTEs with annual budget of 89.8 million. Department responds to 58,943 total calls annually: 41,041 medical assists and 17,902 fires, from multiple stations throughout 248 square mile corporate limits. Baccalaureate and/or graduate degree and eligibility for Certification by the Commission on Fire Protection Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education required, and National Fire Academy participation strongly preferred. Minimum 10 years progressive supervisory, command, administrative experience and current rank of Battalion Chief or above required. Strong interpersonal, communication, and labor / management skills and incident command / prevention / EMS and staffing experience essential. Significant budget management, labor relations, AA/EEO, and public education experience important. Appointed by professional City Manager. Salary $130,000 - $160,000, negotiable, depending upon experience and qualifications. Open, national recruitment. Apply immediately, in confidence, with complete resume and references directly to:
The PAR Group
Paul A. Reaume, Ltd.
100 N. Waukegan Road, Suite 211
Lake Bluff, Illinois 60044
Inquiries relating to the recruitment and selection process may be directed to the attention of the Consultant working with the City of Austin: Steve Bernard, Senior Vice President, The PAR Group; Paul A. Reaume, Ltd.; 616/453-7767;cell 616/308-4899.
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