Fire Chief Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service Department

  • City of Birmingham
  • Birmingham, Alabama
  • Mar 04, 2019
Full Time Fire and EMS Executive, Sworn
  • Salary: 120,000
  • Salary Top: 165,000
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Apply By: Jun 02, 2019

Job Description

The Fire Chief is responsible for developing and implementing the strategic direction for the Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service Department. Through strategic initiatives, the Fire Chief is responsible for planning and organizing the various activities and operations of the stations within the Fire and Rescue Service Department to ensure effective and responsive services are available to all citizens and neighborhoods. This includes tasks related to serving the public safety needs of a growing, diverse population; overseeing the efficiency and safety of the department’s personnel; establishing procedures to address both fire responses and patient transports in the Birmingham metropolitan area, along with Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting services; forging valuable and collaborative relationships with the community and local, regional, and federal agencies; leveraging sophisticated technology and analytics to identify and manage fire trends; and creating and implementing new programs to face developments in fire administration. The Fire Chief formulates and executes a broad range of policies and procedures, establishes short- and long-term financial plans, works collaboratively with internal and external parties, establishes management practices and processes that ensure the accomplishment of performance standards, and provides technical supervision.

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