FIRE DIVISION CHIEF

Job Opening
Date 05 Sep, 2022 - 18 Sep, 2022
Position Fire Division Chief
No. of position(s) 2
Salary $$88,000 - $$136,000
Phone 8644674530
Website https://greenvillesc.gov/1402/Fire-Department
Agency Greenville City Fire Department (City of Greenville)
Country United States
State South Carolina

The City of Greenville Fire Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill two newly created positions of Fire Division Chief (Administration) and Fire Division Chief (Operations).  A summary of the positions and qualifications are listed below.  View the full job descriptions and apply here:   Fire Division Chiefs.

Fire Division Chief (Operations)

Under limited direction and in compliance with technical, administrative, regulatory, or professional standards and guidelines, provides strategic planning and administrative support, manages daily operations, and supervises staff. Assists in planning, directing, managing, and overseeing day-to-day activities and operations of the Fire Department including fire suppression, emergency medical services, hazardous materials, rescue, training, emergency management, and disaster preparedness. Participates in managing the development and implementation of departmental goals, objectives, and priorities for each assigned service area and development of tactical objectives to reach said goals. Recommends and administers departmental policies and procedures. Supervises and works with subordinate leaders to ensure department compliance with operational and safety standards. Supervises and works with Fire Suppression Assistant and Battalion Chiefs to oversee the day-to-day operations of the department to ensure continuity of operations between shifts and Administration. Supervises and works with the Chief of Training to ensure all personnel are trained and competent to execute all responsibilities consistently, effectively, efficiently, and safely with the department’s standard operating procedures for emergency services delivery. Supervises and works with the Chief Medical Coordinator to ensure compliance with technical, administrative, regulatory, or professional standards and guidelines related to the department’s medical program and delivery. Participates in special projects and strategic initiatives, including the development and implementation of the strategic plan and long term strategic initiatives. Assists with grant writing, grant management, and budget development. Provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Fire Chief. Coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies. Supervises shift Assistant Chiefs, Chief of Training, and Chief Medical Coordinator. Works with the Fire Division Chief of Administration to ensure the vision, mission, and goals of the Fire Department are met. Serves on special committees and task groups as assigned by the Fire Chief. Stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of fire suppression and training. Provides on-call support for major incidents, disasters, and special events. Serves as third in command to the Fire Chief and acts in his/her absence.

Fire Division Chief (Administration)

Under limited direction and in compliance with technical, administrative, regulatory, or professional standards and guidelines, provides strategic planning and administrative support, manages daily administrative operations, and supervises staff. Assists in planning, directing, managing, and overseeing day-to-day activities and operations of the Fire Department Administrative Division including fire prevention, emergency management and disaster preparedness, logistics, fleet services, and accreditation. Participates in managing the development and implementation of departmental goals, objectives, and priorities for each assigned service area and development of tactical objectives to reach said goals. Recommends and administers departmental policies and procedures. Supervises and works with subordinate leaders to ensure department compliance with operational and safety standards. Supervises and works with the Assistant Chief of Administration to oversee department hiring, accreditation activities, compliance with accreditation standards, ISO ratings, fleet purchases and maintenance, and logistics and resource management. Supervises and works with the Fire Marshal to ensure code compliance. Participates in Fire Department special projects and strategic initiatives, including the development and implementation of the strategic plan and long term strategic initiatives. Oversees grant writing, grant management, budget development, and procurement. Provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Fire Chief. Coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies. Collaborates with the Fire Division Chief of Operations to ensure the vision, mission, and goals of the Fire Department are met. Serves on special committees and task groups as assigned by the Fire Chief. Stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of fire prevention and suppression. Provides on-call support for major incidents, disasters, and special events. Serves as second in command to the Fire Chief and acts in his/her absence.

Qualifications for Fire Division Chief

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, fire administration, or a related field.
  • Over three (3) years of progressively responsible experience at a command level in Fire Services to include fire suppression, fire prevention, emergency medical services, hazardous materials response, disaster preparedness, or related programs, services, and operations.
  • NIMS ICS or a NFA course meeting NIMS ICS (100, 200 & 700).
  • NIMS ICS-300 Intermediate & NIMS ICS-400 Advanced.
  • IFSAC/ProBoard Fire Instructor I.
  • IFSAC/ProBoard Fire Officer I & Fire Officer II.
  • Current CPR.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in a related field.
  • IFSAC/ProBoard Fire Officer III.