City of Richmond, Virginia
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced fire professional to assume the duties of Fire Division Chief. Selected candidate will serve as the second in command of the Department and will be assigned a work program based on the Chief of Fire's assessment of the need. Besides providing the Chief of Fire with executive level support and advice on implementing and managing operational and administrative programs, the new Division Chief will be expected to help maintain current initiatives and assist in moving the department to the next level of excellence. Additional duties may include enhancing a variety of customer service initiatives; expanding the existing collaborative relationships with local and regional partners committed to collective emergency preparedness; assisting in the preparation of the capital improvement budgets; and liaison with various citizen and civic groups and organizations.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential, as are strong people skills and a strong commitment to customer service. Must have 10+ years of increasingly responsible fire executive experience in large, diverse, urban, municipal fire organizations with a minimum of a bachelor's degree in Fire Sciences or related field. Successful candidate must be highly energetic, innovative, results-oriented, creative and responsive.
Salary range is $75k-$127k, which includes a competitive benefits package plan. Candidate must establish City of Richmond residency within 12 months of hire. Please submit a cover letter and resume or Richmond City Application to:
City of Richmond
Position # 42M413
HRER, Room 109
Richmond, Virginia 23261
For more information, please call Mr. Carl Jackson, 804/646-6126, or e-mail
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