Lowndes County Fire Chief Position

Posted October 31, 2016
LOWNDES COUNTY
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 11616
 
                               TITLE:    Fire Chief
 
              DEPARTMENT:   Lowndes County Fire/Rescue Service
 
                     LOCATION:   2981 US Hwy 84                    
 
          SALARY RANGE:   $75,967.66 Annually
 
JOB SUMMARY:    This position is responsible for the management and operation of the Lowndes County Fire Department, including long- and short-term planning.
 
MINIMUM TRAINING:   Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of an associate degree, bachelor’s preferred, in a course of study related to the occupational field.  Experience to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.  Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of Vehicle operated.  Ability to meet current Fire Officer III Professional qualifications requirements set forth by the National Fire Protection Association and the Georgia Firefighter Standards and training Act within one year of employment.  Experiences sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience. Ability to meet requirements of Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications NFPA 1041 Level II Instructor with one year of employment.
 

            CLOSING DATE:  December 2, 2016

 
APPLICATION:              Applications can be downloaded from the Lowndes County Website www.lowndescounty.com or obtained and returned to the Georgia Department of Labor 229 South Ashley St. Valdosta Ga. 31601.  Department of Labor Hours of Operation are 8:00-4:30 Monday - Friday 333-5211.
                                
Completed applications can be mailed to: 
LOWNDES COUNTY PERSONNEL OFFICE
                                                P.O. Box 1349
                                                Valdosta, GA 31603-1349
 
LOWNDES COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER