Town of Old Orchard Beach | Old Orchard Beach, ME
Town of Old Orchard Beach, Maine
The Town of Old Orchard Beach is seeking an experienced fire and rescue services professional to join its senior management team as Fire Chief. Old Orchard Beach is a seaside resort community with a year round population of 9,000 and an infrastructure that supports a summer population many times larger.
The Old Orchard Beach Fire Department employs a Deputy Fire Chief, sixteen full-time firefighters/EMS; seventeen call force members; and twenty-two per-diem EMS responders. The Department has an operating budget of $2.2 million and responds to almost 3000 calls for service annually. The successful candidate will be responsible for directing, organizing, and administering fire, emergency medical services, and emergency management services.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated superior leadership and communication skills, and the knowledge and ability to lead a modern Fire Department and to organize the municipal emergency management program and capabilities. Qualifications include extensive and progressively responsible experience in all phases of fire science; including a minimum of ten years fire management experience with at least three years in the capacity of Fire Chief or Deputy Fire Chief in a professional full-time fire department. A bachelor’s degree is preferred.
This opportunity offers a starting salary range of $82,000 to $92,000 along with a generous benefits package.
Attention: Human Resources
Old Orchard Beach Town Hall
1 Portland Avenue
Old Orchard Beach, Maine 04064
All required materials must be received no later than 2pm on Monday, May 6, 2019. The full job description and Applications are available on the Town of Old Orchard Beach Web Page. For more information about the community and the Old Orchard Beach Fire Department, visit www.oobmaine.com.
The Town of Old Orchard Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer