Fire Chief

Town of North Attleborough, MA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Fire Chief
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 28,712
  • Where: 43 South Washington Street, North Attleborough, MA 02760
  • Form of Government: Representative Town Meeting

Post Date: Apr 11 2019

Submit cover letter and resume to: Director of Human Resources Human Resources Department Woodcock Administration Building 6 Morse Street North Attleborough, MA 02760


The Town of North Attleboro is seeking qualified applicants to serve as Fire Chief for this community of approximately 28,000 residents. The Fire Chief will perform administrative and supervisory duties planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the activities of the fire department including fire suppression, fire prevention, emergency medical services, hazardous materials response and disaster mitigation. This position oversees daily management and administration of the Fire Department, including the administration of all personnel matters involving a staff of 60, dealing with labor management concerns and analysis, preparation and execution of a 4.8 million dollar budget. The position requires a Bachelors Degree in fire science, public administration or a related field. 10 years of progressively responsible experience in fire department management, firefighting, fire prevention and emergency medical services, including 5 years in a command position; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate will possess demonstrated leadership ability, extensive knowledge of the budgeting and fiscal management process, and excellent communication skills. Current National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer designation desirable.

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