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FIRE CHIEF JOB
The Village of Grafton seeks a
qualified and experienced candidate to direct and oversee the daily operations
of the Village of Grafton Fire Department as FIRE CHIEF.
This part-time position is responsible for the administration and direction a
Volunteer Fire and EMS Department. The FIRE CHIEF reports directly to the
Mayor, implements departmental policy, organization and coordinates all
operational activities of the department. The FIRE CHIEF is the
sole authority and command at the incident scene, ensures all Department
equipment is monitored on a regular basis and tested when required, establishes
training guidelines, standards and protocol, including any and all required
certifications, of all Volunteer Firefighters and EMT’s. The Fire Chief
will oversee and maintain policies and procedures for the department in
accordance with federal law, state law, and the ordinances and regulations of
the Village of Grafton. The Village of Grafton is an EEOC employer.
The successful candidate is subject to pre-employment screening, physical
and a comprehensive background check prior to employment. For
additional information or to request an application AND A FULL Job-Description,
visit the village web site at villageofgrafton.org, or contact the office of
Mayor David DiVencenzo at 440.926.2401, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resume and completed applications should be returned to Village of Grafton, 960
Main St., Grafton, OH 44044. Deadline for applications/resume is 4:00 PM,
April 21, 2017.
II certification and/or 10 years Firefighter experience
Fire Safety Inspector
Professional Fire Instructor or willingness to become certified
Investigation Training and Certification
Training and Certifications
Command Center Training
100, 200, 300 ,400, 700 and 800
Department Leadership Experience
Vehicle Operation Certification
of Fire and EMS State Reporting Program
in an adjacent community to the Village
Develop, review and implement all Firefighting
and EMS policies and procedures in accordance with municipal ordinances and
state and federal laws and regulations.
Establish appropriate Firefighting and EMS techniques, strategies and
protocols and ensure the adherence of these.
Recruit, train and direct the activities of the
Volunteer Firefighters and EMS personnel and to ensure that trained personnel
are ready for emergency events. Evaluate
personnel and recommend discipline or dismissal, if necessary.
Inspect all Departmental equipment and make
recommendations on the repair or replacement of equipment.
command in the event of a fire or other emergency/rescue situation to ensure a
safe and effective response and confirm that command and control techniques are
in place at the scene. The Fire Chief will make decisions concerning the
appropriate response to and method of responding to emergency and direct all
activities at the scene. He will also investigate the cause(s) of the
Make inspections at places of business to ensure
compliance with all fire safety regulations.
Perform administrative tasks, such as
maintaining records of Fire and EMS incidents and of any injuries or loss of
property. Prepares all necessary state
or local reports. Prepares annual Fire
and EMS budget for council approval.
Monitors this budget throughout the year. Maintains Mutual Aid Agreements. The Fire Chief will maintain all required
records in accordance with the approved records retention policy.
Attend meetings of County Organizations as
related to emergency responses such as, Lorain County Fire Chiefs Association
and LEPC meetings.
Present Monthly Departmental Report to Mayor and
Perform other duties as required.