Fire Chief
Town of Norfolk

The Town of Norfolk is seeking a talented Fire Service Management Executive to lead our growing Fire Department as Fire Chief. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the future of our community’s fire/emergency medical service along with having the opportunity to assist in designing and building a new fire station or fully renovating the current facility for the Town. The Norfolk Fire Chief leads a team of professional firefighters consisting of fourteen (14) career personnel and seven (7) paid on-call personnel who operate two (2) ambulances at the Advanced Life Support level of emergency care. The Department managed just over 2,000 emergency calls in 2018 and will operate with a budget of just under $1.9 million for FY 2020. This is a “Strong Chief” position as outlined in Chapter 48, Section 42 of the Massachusetts General Law. The Town of Norfolk will provide a highly competitive salary ($130-$160k, with exact salary commensurate with experience, education and training) and a full benefits package.

The candidate for this position should have at a minimum, an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science or related field, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science or related field being preferred. Additionally, the candidate should have advanced training in fire suppression, tactics and strategies, fire prevention laws and codes, emergency medical services, personnel management, community relations, and budget preparation; plus at least ten (10) years of experience as a fire officer, with five (5) as a chief officer being preferred. MFA Chief Fire Officer (CFO) or NFA Executive Fire Officer (EFO) is required or must be attained within two (2) years of appointment.

The candidate should at a minimum be a Massachusetts certified EMT with a Massachusetts paramedic certification being preferred. The successful candidate must reside within a reasonable distance as determined by the appointing authority, within 6 months from date of appointment, with residency being preferred. You may see the full posting at https://norfolk.ma.us/about/careers.htm.

A candidate for this position must have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license.

To apply, candidates must forward a cover letter and resume to jobs@norfolk.ma.us

Posting Closes July 11, 2019



Town of Milford
Milford Fire Department

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.


  • 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.



City of Presque Isle, Maine
Notice of Job Openings

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.


  • 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.