Job Opening – Fire Chief – Herington Fire Department

The City of Herington is looking to fill the position of Full-time Fire Chief for population 2526.  The Fire Chief will serve as the administrative head for a Full-time Firefighter and Volunteer Firefighters department.   This position will direct, plan and coordinate training for the Fire Department and perform related duties as required. This position is under the supervision of the City Manager and is a non-exempt position under FLSA which performs administrative duties such as:  Supervise the management of the department; budget administration; rural fire contracts; resolving personnel issues and citizen concerns; address related programs such as civil defense and safety programs; and other duties as assigned. The Fire Chief should possess excellent communication, organizational, supervisory, management, and public relation skills. The Fire Chief is required to have three to five years of similar or related experience and some experience in a supervisory position. A high school diploma or GED is required and a technical degree or some college credit is preferred.    This Fire Chief should possess certification in CPR and First Aid, Firefighter II, and a valid Kansas Driver’s License.  Applicants may send a letter of interest, resume, and application to City of Herington, City Manager, 17 N Broadway/P O Box 31, Herington, KS  67449. You may call the City Office (785-258-2271) for an application or you can obtain one from the city website at  Position is open until filled. Eoe


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