JOB TITLE: Division Director (Georgia Fire Academy Division)

Posted September 18, 2017
GA Public Safety Training Center
1000 Indian Springs Drive; Forsyth, Georgia 31029

Job Vacancy Announcement # 17-0950  Open to All Qualified Applicants POSTED: 09/15/2017 DEADLINE: 09/22/2017

JOB TITLE: Division Director (Georgia Fire Academy Division)
Salary Range: $75,000 - $89,000 annualized ($6,250-$7,416 per month)* *
Actual salary commensurate with credentials offered by candidate and funding availability.

Description of Duties & Responsibilities: Oversees professional staff in the development, review, revision, and delivery of statewide public safety training programs. Directs training development and delivery of instruction. Provides leadership to subordinate managers and staff. Develops and executes operational plans designed to meet the Training Center’s mission and division’s objectives. Maintains communication with agency executives, other agencies/departments and community resources. Selects appropriate methods and techniques for resolving problems. Recommends or initiates personnel actions and administers agency policies.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED and Ten years of professional related experience, Three years of which is at the chief fire officer or supervisor level in planning, developing and delivering fire service training. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills and hold a strong commitment to high quality with a detail orientation.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference may be given to those applicants who possess, in addition to meeting the minimum training & experience requirements, possess one or more of the following:
Minimum five (5) years of professional level experience as a fire chief with responsibilities which included planning, developing, coordinating, supervising, budget preparation and allocation.
Experience as a Training Officer/Instructor-Coordinator of firefighter training programs with responsibility of planning, scheduling, and coordinating curriculum development and instruction.
Established work history of completing comprehensive projects on-time and within budget. 
Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple program areas with attention to detail and ability to problem solve and prioritize.
Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an institution of higher learning accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Other Remarks: Selected candidate subject to criminal records background and drug screening clearance.

To Apply: Submit required application and supplemental documents to Human Resources – GPSTC; 1000 Indian Springs Drive; Forsyth, Georgia 31029, or email application packet to OR fax to (478) 993-4229 no later than 5:00 p.m. of the deadline date. Contact (478) 993-4411 with any questions.

Application Requirements: 
State of Georgia Application for Employment (completed & signed) 
Resume (Optional to those providing sufficient detail in application to describe duties performed in current/past employment.) 
Copy of DD214 (as applicable) Initial screening: Submitted application & documents will be reviewed to determine those applicants selected for interview appointment.

Link to Job Application: GPSTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.