Thursday , March 23 2023

Fireman Recruitment – Illinois- Fire Chief

Website FireRescue1

Job Description:

Fire Chief, City of Elmhurst, IL (47,260). *_Elmhurst is a suburb of Chicago in DuPage County (with a small portion in Cook County) and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. It was incorporated in 1882 as a Village and changed to a city form of government in 1910. Living in Elmhurst offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Elmhurst there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in the city and the public schools in Elmhurst are highly rated. In 2014, _Family Circle magazine ranked Elmhurst as one of the “Ten Best U.S. Towns for Families.” The City encompasses 10.3 mi2 and is home to Elmhurst Edwards Hospital, the corporate headquarters of McMaster-Carr, Elmhurst University, a private 4-year liberal arts institution set upon a 48-acre campus as a few highlights to the city

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide enthusiasm and focused energy to all projects and a passion for service to the community. Be one who is highly motivated and can develop and articulate a long-term plan for the fire department with the charisma to lead the team to an even higher level of excellence. Be a highly motivated, visionary, goal-oriented leader with a proven ability to gain cooperation and communicate clear direction
  • Be dedicated to becoming an effective servant leader and building collaborative and positive relationships with other staff members and outside organizations in the region. Have an open, trustworthy, friendly personality and communication style and a calm demeanor; be one who can establish trust quickly with others along with a strong sense of humor. Have thorough knowledge of the principles of personnel management including recruiting, training, promoting, disciplining, and terminating employees within a fire service context and more.
  • Play an important role in coordinating, facilitating, and managing projects that require involvement across multiple service areas with a strong desire to work in a collegial, team-oriented environment.

Job Requirements:

  • There is no specific residency requirement, but reasonable travel distances are appropriate given the responsibility of the position.
  • EMT-B Certification
  • FEMA Incident Command Certification
  • Illinois Fire Officer III
  • Desired completion of the Executive Fire Officer program from the National Fire Academy.
  • Illinois Driver’s License
  • 7 years or more of experience in senior level management and leadership at the Chief Officer level, or equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fire Science, Fire, Business or Public Administration, or a related field from an accredited institution. A Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Must meet the provisions of PA 100-1126 in the Illinois Municipal Code.
  • Desired completion of the Illinois Chief Fire Officer Designation, and/or the Chief Officer Designation from CPSE.

Job Details:

Company: FireRescue1

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Miami, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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