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Deputy Fire Chief
Posting Number: 17-08-24-1852
Pay Grade: 25E
Salary: $61,900.80 - $102,003.20
Fire Rescue - Administration
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:
Assists the Fire Chief in overseeing all operations and personnel of the Fire Rescue Division. The position is responsible for supervising subordinate officers through the chain of command, directing emergency responses in unincorporated and contractual service areas of the County, and performing various administrative duties as required. The Deputy Fire Chief shall have direct oversight of one or more of the following bureaus: Administration, Operations, Training, Fire Prevention, Special Operations Command, EMS, Communications, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a bachelor’s degree in fire science, public administration, or a closely related field.

National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer and/or Certified Public Manager, Fire Inspector, Fire Officer, and other associated certifications are preferred.

Requires a minimum of seven years of related experience in the capacity of battalion chief or higher.

Requires a valid Florida driver’s license.

Requires Incident Command I-300 and I-400, Florida Certified Firefighter II, and Paramedic certification.

May be required to obtain other technical or professional certifications as deemed necessary.


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