Job Opening – Assistant Chief – Riley County Fire Department

Employer: Riley County
Job Title: Assistant Fire Chief
Salary: $48027.00 Annually

Job Description:



Department: Emergency Management/Fire District #1 Division: Fire District #1

Reports To: Emergency Management Director/Fire Chief

Pay Grade: P Status: Full Time

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Summary: The Assistant Fire Chief is an exempt position under FLSA and is supervised by the Fire Chief. The Assistant Fire Chief is primarily responsible for analyzing, developing, leading, and implementing comprehensive, effective programs that will provide the highest level of service and protection to Riley County. The Assistant Fire Chief reports directly to the District Fire Chief and regularly assumes command of the District in the absence of the Fire Chief.

The responsibilities of the Assistant Fire Chief will fall into four primary categories: Strategic Direction – Implement strategic direction through the identification and achievement of organizational, operational, training, and staffing objectives which are fiscally sound and closely aligned with the District’s budgetary resources and strategic initiatives; Operational Management – Actively direct and manage the achievement of all District operational, support services and/or emergency response and investigations initiatives while maintaining the District’s 24-hour operational readiness and ability to respond safely to calls; Personnel Management – Promote and ensure the performance excellence of suppression and/or support personnel through interactive performance management, progressive training programs, and motivational leadership; Public Relations – Act as a high level representative for the District in external interactions with the media, civic organizations, citizens, and other governmental agencies for the dissemination of fire service and District related information, coordination of inter-agency emergency response coverage, and the establishment of cooperative working relationships to assist in achieving District operational objectives.

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