Homer Township Fire Protection District
c/o Resource Management Associates
17037 South Oak Park Avenue
Tinley Park, IL 60477
Sworn Officers: 41
Application Deadline: 9/2/11
The Homer Township Fire Protection District is accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of Fire Chief.
The salary for this position is dependent on experience and qualifications. In addition, the District offers a progressive benefit package that includes paid vacation, paid holidays; medical, dental and life insurance coverage; travel allowance; and contributions to a Retirement Plan.
The Homer Township Fire Protection District is a progressive and well-equipped fire department located in Will County approximately 35 miles southwest of Chicago. The District has a population of approximately 30,000 and covers 22 square miles which include an attractive and balanced blend of rural, residential, commercial and industrial land use.
The fire district has an authorized strength of 41 commissioned personnel including a Fire Chief, a Deputy Chief, three captains, ten lieutenants and 26 Firefighter/Paramedics (including an EMS Coordinator and Training Coordinator). In addition the district has a civilian staff consisting of a fire prevention bureau supervisor, inspector, administrative secretary, a human resource/finance director and executive assistant. The district operates three stations and dispatching is provided by Wescom. The District has an annual budget of $ 4.2 million. All commissioned personnel, excluding the Fire Chief and the Deputy Chief, are covered under a collective bargaining agreement with the International Association of Firefighters, Local 4223.
Applicants for this position should possess:
Qualified persons should submit a resume of experience and qualifications, letter of interest, salary history and not less than five personal or professional references to:
Charles D. Hale, President
Resource Management Associates
17037 S. Oak Park Avenue
Tinley Park, Illinois 60477
Fax: (708) 444-2844
Closing date for applications is September 2, 2011.
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