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Deputy Fire Chief

Hazel Crest, Illinois

 

Village of Hazel Crest

c/o Resource Management Associates

17037 S. Oak Park Avenue

Tinley Park, IL 60477

Phone: 708-444-2326  

Fax: 708-444-2844

E-mail: RMA2500@AOL.COM 
Website: www.villageofhazelcrest.com     

Salary: $72,000 - $85,000, DOQ

Population: approx 14,800

Application Deadline: 10/2/09

 

 

 

DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF

 

 

The Village of Hazel Crest, Illinois is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the position of Deputy Fire Chief.

 

The salary for this position is $72,000 to $85,000, depending on qualifications.

 

Hazel Crest is a multi-cultural community located approximately 25 miles southwest of downtown Chicago. The Village has a stable population of approximately 14,800. The Deputy Fire Chief is appointed by and serves under the immediate direction of the Fire Chief. Principal duties include overseeing and coordinating department operations and training functions.

 

The Hazel Crest Fire Department has an authorized strength of 23 full-time personnel, including a Fire Chief, a Deputy Fire Chief, three Lieutenant/Paramedics, 12 Firefighter/Paramedics, one building inspector, one code enforcement officer and three clerical personnel. The department has an annual budget of approximately $2.1 million.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Candidates should possess an associates degree (bachelor's preferred) or the equivalent training and formal education with major course work in fire science, public administration or closely related field

  • Five years of experience in fire or emergency medical service, including at least two years in a responsible administrative or management position

  • State certification as Fire Officer II, Fire Service Instructor I and Fire Prevention Officer I; supplemented by additional experience in inspection services.

  • Candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Considerable computer skills

  • Strong leadership ability

  • Skill in working effectively with local elected and appointed officials, media, and community representatives

  • Desire to play an active role in developing the department into a highly motivated and respected fire organization

  • Experience in public sector collective bargaining is essential

 

Hazel Crest is an equal opportunity employer and women and minority members are strongly encouraged to apply. Residency within designated limits will be required within one year of appointment.

 

 

Qualified persons should submit a resume of experience and qualifications, letter of interest, salary history, and not less than five personal and professional references to:

 

Charles D. Hale, President

Resource Management Associates

17037 S. Oak Park Avenue

Tinley Park, Illinois 60477

708-444-2326

Our FAX number is 708-444-2844

Our e-mail address is RMA2500@AOL.COM

 

 

 

Closing date for applications is October 2, 2009.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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