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District Fire Chief jobs

Website City of Tampa

Job Description:

An employee in this class is responsible for managing the activities of a number of firefighting companies within a district of the city. These employees participate in the development, implementation and application of departmental rules, regulations and standard operating procedures. Considerable initiative and independent judgment are required in: observing work at emergencies for evaluation of tactics and employee behavior; in directing fire suppression; evacuation and rescue activities; in rendering fire scene command decisions of considerable impact; and, in scheduling employees to ensure adequate staffing at all stations in the assigned area.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responds to employee requests for overtime and leave; ascertains that necessary personnel are assigned to apparatus; reviews all line of duty injury reports; coordinates replacements for those on leave; determines which company to put out of service if such action becomes necessary.
  • Conducts personnel and equipment inspections; participates in budget review for capital improvements; participates in review of requests for major purchases with all shifts.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Acts as division/district commander and participates in administering, managing and directing activities of an assigned group of uniformed fire employees; advises subordinate employees on the application and interpretation of rules, regulations, policies, and standard operating guidelines and enforces; supervises and coordinates information dissemination and training.
  • Completes performance evaluations or oversees their completion by subordinates; reviews personnel certifications, including driver’s licenses and emergency medical cards annually;
  • responds to first and second step grievances; is responsible for non-exempt employee transfers within district.
  • Handles manpower planning requirements for district; plans for multiple company drills and is responsible for training and readiness of companies in district; coordinates and manages fire ground operations; evaluates and supervises determination of Cause and Origin.
  • Provides recommendations to upper management; participates in promotion panels and organizational meetings; is responsible for district goals under the work management program; makes recommendations regarding merit increases for exempt personnel.
  • Maintains records and prepares reports.

Job Requirements:

  •  Analyze complex fire problems and situations and to adopt quick, effective courses of action with regard to surrounding circumstances; appraise the principle fire hazards in an assigned district; command and lead a group of fire companies in an effective manner;
  • direct, train and supervise subordinate personnel; prepare administrative and technical reports and to present them effectively, both orally and in writing; deal courteously and firmly with the public and maintain good public relations; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, subordinates, officials, and the public.
  • A valid Florida driver’s license
  • A current State of Florida EMT–B
  • Paramedic License.

Job Details:

Company: City of Tampa

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: Tampa, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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