EMS Fire Administrator/Fire Chief
EMS Fire Administrator/Fire Chief, Salary Range U12 ($6,090-6,722) /Month Under general supervision of the County Administrative Officer will be responsible for the planning, coordination and direction of the programs and activities of the Eastern Alpine Fire/Rescue through volunteer effort; to supervise fire suppression and investigation activities; and to perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in fire science, public safety, business or public administration or closely related field. Experience: Six (6) years of increasingly responsible paid fire service experience, including at least three (3) years in a supervisory or management capacity. Experience working in an Office of Emergency Services government agency is highly desirable.
Additional Requirements: • Possession of a valid Class B Firefighter certificate or equivalent. • Possession of a valid Emergency Medical Technician 1B certificate • Ability to obtain the ICS-300 (Intermediate Incident Command System) certification; and the ICS-200 (ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents) certification; and the IS-700 (National Incident Management System, an Introduction) certification within ninety (90) days from date of hire. • The ability to obtain the ICS-300 (Intermediate Incident Command System) certification and the IS-800 (National Response Framework, an Introduction) certification within one (1) year from date of hire. • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS 100% FTE exempt position in a five step salary system with advancement upon satisfactory completion of a one year probationary period and annual increases thereafter. o Health Insurance: County provides medical, dental and vision coverage for employees with co-payment by employees, dependent upon family status. o Vacation: Accrued at the rate of 6.67 hours per month, or 10 vacation days per year. o Sick Leave: Earned at the rate of 8 hours per month. o Administrative Leave: 80 hours per year increasing after 10 years o Holidays: 15 paid holidays per year. o Retirement: Participation in the California Public Employee Retirement System (PERS), 2% at 62 plan for New Members o Deferred Compensation: Voluntary deferred compensation program offered. o Alpine County is a drug, alcohol and smoke-free workplace.
Applications must be received no later than Monday, November 22, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
Alpine County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, mental or physical disability, marital status, sex or age