Location: Central Fire Station, Keene, NH 03431 Department: Fire – Administration Division: None Job Status: Full-Time Status: Accepting Applications
The City of Keene, New Hampshire is excited to announce the search for an additional Deputy Fire Chief to assist the Fire Chief and the other Deputy Fire Chief in leading their highly trained and dedicated team of professionals into the future.
The Deputy Fire Chief directs, manages and supervises a division of the Fire Department, its assigned resources and staff, overseeing day-to-day operations and administration, sharing senior management responsibility with the Fire Chief, and the other Deputy Fire Chief to plan and deploy resources to meet community needs.
Responsibilities include personnel management, resource management, budget development and administration, risk management, short and long term planning, and development and implementation of rules, regulations, and procedures, to support efficient and effective department operations and life safety and community objectives. When resource demands require, this position also is responsible for responding to emergency medical, fire, accident, or technical rescue service calls.
In the absence or incapacity of the fire chief the senior ranking Deputy Fire Chief will be expected to perform the duties of the fire chief. They must have demonstrated proficiency in all aspects of fire department administrative and operational responsibilities. They are required to maintain all licenses and certifications required as listed in conditions of promotion.
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