Employment

Town of Milford
Milford Fire Department
FIRE CHIEF

The Town of Milford, NH, a community of approximately 15,500 in southern NH, is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Fire Chief. The Fire Department is comprised of 4 FT fire personnel, a PT administrative assistant, and 30 +/- call firefighters. The Chief is responsible for the direction of all rescue, firefighting, fire prevention, life safety, and fire service-related activities of the Town; for developing recommendations for the protection of life and property in the community; and for planning, directing and controlling all department activities and equipment.

Candidates must have demonstrated experience with the following critical areas: budgeting, fire ground management, incident command, emergency management and crafting collaborative interagency relationships.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree in Fire Science, Public Administration, or closely related field and 10 years of experience in fire service with at least 5 years of supervisory experience; or any combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills & abilities. The Fire Chief also serves as the Director of the Town’s Emergency Management Services.

Requirements:

  • Supervisory experience (required)
  • A current State of NH or Pro-Board Firefighter Level II (required)
  • Fire Officer II certification or equivalent (required)
  • Fire Instructor I (required)
  • Incident Command System Level 300 (required)
  • Hazardous Materials Operations (required)
  • A valid NH CDL with air brake and tanker endorsements (required)
  • State Fire Instructor and/or Fire Officer certification (preferred)
  • Advanced EMT certification with a valid State of NH EMS license (preferred)

Strong experience managing a call force (required)This is an FT exempt position within the Town’s compensation structure. The starting salary range for this position is $70,000 – $95,000 depending on qualifications and experience with full Town benefits package. A Town application and complete job description are available on the Town’s web page at www.milford.nh.gov.

Applicant packets consisting of a cover letter (specifying salary requirements), a completed Town application and resume can be submitted on-line at https://milfordnh.applicantpro.com or by forwarding the documents to:

Human Resource Department
Town Hall – 1 Union Square
Milford, NH 03055

Deadline for submission of application is Friday, May 24, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

 


 

Town of New Gloucester, Maine
Employment Opportunity
Fire and Rescue Department Chief

The Town of New Gloucester, Maine (pop. 5700) is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Fire and Rescue Chief. The Town of New Gloucester is located between Portland and Auburn/Lewiston, Maine. The Department covers approximately 42 square miles from a single station. The Department is a full-service fire/rescue and EMS organization that has an average of 40 on-call fire/EMS personnel; the Fire and Rescue Chief is the only full-time employee. The department responds to more than 500 EMS and fore calls per year. The current annual operating budget of the Fire Department is approximately $380,000.
Candidates must have strong leadership and managerial skills combined with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong work ethic, integrity, proven leadership abilities, adaptability and creativity are essential. New Gloucester is looking for a collaborator with problem solving skills and team building; planning and directing the work activities and operations of the department. The successful candidate may be required to drive emergency apparatus and assist as an EMS provider.

At least an Associate’s Degree from an accredited university or college is preferred, 7-10 years of municipal fire/rescue experience and at least 5 years of experience as a chief officer in a comparable or larger organization. Additionally, candidates must possess a minimum of EMT-Advanced license. Candidates must have demonstrated experience and skill within the following critical areas: budgeting, crafting collaborative interagency relationships, pacing change, fire ground management, incident command and emergency management.

The Town of New Gloucester offers a generous benefit package. Salary range for this position is $50,000 to $70,000. Please see detailed job description available at: www.newgloucester.com. To apply, please email resume, cover letter and list of references to:
Carrie Castonguay, Town Manager
ccastonguay@newgloucester.com

 


 

City of Presque Isle, Maine
Notice of Job Openings
Firefighter/Paramedic

The City of Presque Isle currently hiring for one (1) new Firefighter/Paramedic. This is an entry level Firefighting position with the City and an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic motivated professional to become a valued member of an innovative, progressive, fire department. Presque Isle Fire Department serves approximately 75 square miles, with a population of roughly 9,800 night time residence increasing to roughly 20,000 day time population, successful candidates primary function will be providing EMS care through 911 responses, fire suppression, airport firefighting, fire prevention, life safety inspection, Haz-Mat Decon While working a 24 / 48 shift schedule.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED. College degree from an accredited university preferred.
  • Must posses a valid Maine driver’s license.
  • Firefighter II Preferred.
  • Current Maine Paramedic License or be currently enrolled in a Paramedic program with a completion date of 12 months.

Applications are available at the Human Resource Department located on the third floor at City Hall 12 Second Street, Presque Isle, or by email request at kchapman@presqueisleme.us.

Applications along with a cover letter and resume are to be submitted to:
Kellie Chapman, Human Resource Director, 12 Second Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769.

Positions will be filled as soon as qualified candidates are found.

The City of Presque Isle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.