Assistant Fire Chief

Assistant Fire Chief

Assistant Fire Chief
  • Full-Time
  • Belmont, NH
  • October 6, 2023

Belmont Fire Department

Assistant Fire Chief

Belmont Fire Department

The Town of Belmont Fire Department is seeking a qualified candidate for an immediate opening for the position of Assistant Fire Chief.  This position is responsible for managing all divisions of the Fire Department. This is a senior management position and is second in command of the department. This position also includes command and/or support at major incidents and is designed as a 24 hour on call position.

Qualifications will include:

·    Eight years of increasingly responsible fire service experience, five years of which were in a supervisory capacity.

·    Associates Degree in Fire Science or related field or any equivalent combination of education and experience (Bachelor’s degree preferred)

·    Certified Firefighter II, (New) or Certified Firefighter III (Old)

·    Nationally Registered AEMT (Paramedic Preferred)

·    Fire Inspector 1 & 2

·    Hazardous Materials Operations

·    Certified Fire Officer I & II.

·    Certified State of New Hampshire Fire Instructor

·    NIMS ICS 300, NIMS ICS 400

·    Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of New Hampshire (CDL-B with tanker endorsement)

·    Thorough knowledge of all applicable laws, codes and standards

·    Excellent knowledge of all phases of fire department and emergency management operations including labor relations, budgeting, fiscal management, personnel management, information management and incident command

Or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

This is a full-time exempt position. Starting pay is between $74,510.80 and $83,814.51. The Town of Belmont is an EOE.

            Letters of intent and resume must be submitted to: Chief Deborah Black P.O. Box 837, Belmont NH 03220 by the end of the day on October 6th before 16:00.

            For more information and complete details, please go to the Town of Belmont’s website at

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