POSITION: Fire Chief 

SALARY RANGE: $77,774-$128,328 (Salary Commensurate with Qualifications)

VACANCY DATE: Immediately

The City of South Daytona is seeking a disciplined, results-oriented, professional, energetic Fire Chief.  Under the administrative direction of the City Manager, candidate is responsible for all employees and activities of the Fire Department ensuring public safety through advanced fire inspection, prevention and control methodologies.  Considerable independent judgment and discretion is required in directing the daily operation of the department. 

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in fire science, public administration or other closely related field with specialized training in modern fire department administration, supplemented by ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience as a departmental officer with responsibility for significant portions of departmental operations.  Applicant must be nicotine free.

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES-REQUIRED

  • Valid Florida Driver's License
  • Valid Certification of Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC)
  • Florida State Minimum Standards Certification as a Firefighter in accordance with Florida State Statutes
  • Florida State Licensed Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in accordance with Florida State Statutes
  • BLS/CPR certified in accordance with the American Heart Association
  • Current Florida Fire Safety Inspector I
  • State of Florida Fire Officer Certification I & II
  • Must possess the National Incident Management System (NIMS) ICS100, ICS200, ICS300, ICS400, IS700 and IS800 within 180 days of employment.

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES-PREFERRED

  • Florida State Licensed Paramedic in accordance with Florida State Statutes
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support certified by the American Heart Association
  • State of Florida Fire Instructor I Certification
  • Chief Fire Officer credentialing from the Center for Public Safety Excellence or Executive Fire Officer graduate from the National Fire Academy
  • State of Florida Fire Officer Certification III

Excellent benefit package including the Florida Retirement System.  If interested, submit a completed application (download from our web site at www.southdaytona.org/hr/ or obtain at City Hall) and resume to one of the following:

By Mail:
City of South Daytona
Attention:  Trudy O’Dell
1672 S. Ridgewood Avenue
South Daytona, FL  32119

By Fax: (386)322-3068

By Email: trudy.odell@southdaytona.org

Job open until filled.  Feel free to call Trudy O’Dell at (386)322-3069 with any questions. 

Date Posted:  January 23, 2023

 

THE CITY OF SOUTH DAYTONA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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