Assistant Fire Chief
City of Peoria
419 Fulton Street, Room 403
Peoria, IL 61602
Starting Salary: $101,811
Application Deadline: 8/13/13
Assists the Fire Chief in the administration and direction of the department; oversees, coordinates, and reviews the activities and staff of three divisions within the department.
Knowledge of principles and practices of public administration and management with an emphasis on fire science management and operations; of modern fire suppression strategies, tactics, and procedures; of modern instruction and training methodology; operating and maintaining a variety of fire suppression equipment and apparatus; department organization, S.O.P.ís and policies, rules and regulations; and techniques of fire prevention to include, inspection methods, fire hazards, and methods of eliminating hazardous conditions. Skill in communicating clearly and effectively; planning, organizing, assigning, directing, reviewing and evaluating the work of staff and in selecting and motivating staff and providing for their training and professional development. Ability to analyze situations and to take effective courses of action; to speak effectively before groups of employees and public groups and respond to questions; and to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outdoor weather conditions, risk of radiation, and work with explosives. Occasionally exposed to working in extremely hazardous, life threatening environments at emergency scenes. Working conditions are typically moderately quiet.
APPLICATIONS FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC
WILL BE ACCEPTED IN:
HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
419 FULTON, ROOM 403
PEORIA, IL 61602
UNTIL THE DEADLINE DATE
FAX# (309) 494-8587
PHONE# (309) 494-8575
CITY RESIDENCY REQUIRED WITHIN ONE YEAR OF HIRE. MAY ELECT TO WAIVE THE PEORIA CITY LIMITS RESIDENCE REQUIREMENT BY AGREEING TO FORFEIT 2% OF YOUR ANNUAL BASE SALARY.
SELECTED CANDIDATE MUST PASS MEDICAL EXAMINATION INCLUDING A DRUG SCREEN PRIOR TO HIRE.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.
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