Battalion Chief Job Description Sample
Saudi Aramco seeks Battalion Chiefs to join the Fire Protection Department (FrPD). The positions will be based at Udhailiyah Area Fire Protection Division in Saudi Arabia.
The FrPD provides protection to all personnel, assets, and locations associated with the Company within Saudi Arabia. With more than 1800 personnel and 49 fire stations, the Saudi Aramco FrPD is a large fire service with a diverse and extensive risk protection portfolio. The FrPD's mission is to "Save Lives and Protect Assets."
The Battalion Chief serves as the senior fire operations officer in command of one or more fire stations. The Battalion Chief will supervise the daily routine of 35-80 personnel.
Typically, the Battalion Chief is assigned to a major station at one of Saudi Aramco's key operating facilities or larger communities with strategic infrastructure assets. The Battalion Chief may also have responsibility for several fire stations covering multiple plants and/or communities.
During the first 30 days, the incumbent will become familiar with the company operations in the area of assignment, the FrPD's structure, operational responsibilities, and key personnel within the department in the area of assignment. Later, the incumbent will assume full command of emergency operations and daily station routines. Minimum Requirements The successful candidate will have 12 years of firefighting experience as an officer in a fire department servicing municipal, petrochemical, refinery, gas processing, airport, marine port, structural, commercial, industrial, residential, and/or office occupancies; including seven (7) years of service in a leadership position.
Experience in one or more of the following subjects will be beneficial: hydrocarbon processing operations, hydrocarbon processing firefighting, industrial safety, confined space rescue, high angle rescue, hazardous materials, aircraft rescue and firefighting, flammable liquid storage tank firefighting, high-rise firefighting, cavern emergencies, pipeline incidents, offshore facility incident response, shipboard firefighting, major incident management, Incident Control System/Incident Management System (ICS/IMS) usage, and fire training.
Experience in the oil refining and processing industry or related work experience; participation on an industrial emergency response team, and delivery of firefighting training courses will be beneficial.
Preference may be given to candidates who possess a bachelor's or associate's degree in fire protection technology or a closely related field.
Consideration will be given to candidates who hold licenses or certifications in industrial safety, firefighting, fire officer, fire service training, incident command, incident investigation, hazardous materials, rescue, industrial hygiene, and related specialties (i.e., NFPA 472, 1081, 1001, 1002, 1003, 1006, 1021, 1031, 1041). Preference will be given to candidates with Pro-Board or International Fire Service Accreditation Certifications (IFSAC).
Participation on standards committees, advisory boards, or organizations related to firefighting, emergency response, or incident management will be beneficial.
The department is looking for a candidate with excellent leadership, administrative, and organizational skills, including the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. The ideal candidate must possess strong management and leadership skills, and the ability to plan and coordinate the work of others.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Experience in leading training programs and/or developing and implementing training plans is a plus.
Highly developed verbal and written interpersonal and communication skills.
Familiarity with related standards: OSHA, NFPA, etc. Duties & Responsibilities Respond to incidents within the Incident Control System under the direction of the Incident Commander.
Support the Incident Commander in identifying incident priorities, establishing incident objectives, and developing response strategies.
In the capacity of Fire Commander, conduct a comprehensive size-up; develop an incident action plan; communicate tactical priorities; and make unit assignments.
May serve as Incident Commander in residential, commercial, and other nonindustrial responses.
May serve in the capacity of Sector Commander in complex and expanded emergencies at other locations within the Company.
Plan and direct the daily work routines of assigned Fire Control Unit(s).
Plan the annual work and vacation schedules of assigned Fire Control Unit(s).
Implement Company and department policies to meet the department's mission and objectives.
Conduct ongoing evaluation of unit response preparedness and establish plans/programs to enhance response capabilities.
Lead in-service inspections/visits of occupancies to identify hazards, challenges, fire protection features, primary response corridors, water supplies, critical exposures, process hazards, and other key response information as well as coordinate information with proponent representatives.
Review and comment on proponent emergency response plans.
Develop and maintain pre-incident plans.
Plan, coordinate, and evaluate emergency drills.
Coordinate Unit(s) training.
Perform all administrative duties required of a unit head.
Represent the department in meetings within the assigned area.
Develop the Unit(s) workforce for progression within the department job families.
Develop annual training plan for firefighters and coordinates fire extinguisher/self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) training for company employees.
Coordinate maintenance, refill, and repair of Company fire extinguishers and SCBAs.
Serve as a mentor to junior officers.
Deliver firefighting courses at the Advanced Fire Training Center and to unit crew members.
Coach, mentor, and develop colleagues at all levels within FrPD.
Uphold the FrPD mission to Save Lives and Protect Assets. About Us Saudi Aramco's Industrial Relations (IR) Business line is dedicated to building, maintaining and enhancing the relationships the Company develops with people and institutions inside the Kingdom and around the world.
It is through the IR business line that the Company cares for the health, wellbeing and security of its employees and their families, maintains the high quality of life found in Company communities, operates the school system for the children of expatriate employees, and communicates with various audiences through a variety of media, including print publications, events, films and websites. Saudi Aramco operates one of the largest and most successful industrial and professional training programs on the planet to ensure that its employees are provided with the training they need to meet emerging challenges. The Company's wide-ranging corporate citizenship activities, which focus on the areas of environmental protection, knowledge, community and the economy, are also the responsibility of the IR business line. Auto req ID 17278BR
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General Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
The City of De Pere is excited to announce the addition of three Battalion Chief positions to the De Pere Fire Rescue Department. The City of De Pere is seeking three experienced fire service professionals to fill the new roles.
The Battalion Chief is a working supervisor that supervises 6-10 employees between two stations.
The Battalion Chiefs are primarily stationed at the administrative offices and supervise the Lieutenants at both stations.
The Battalion Chief plans, directs, coordinates, and supervises the day-to-day operations of the assigned shift to establish and maintain a safe work environment that ensures a high degree of operational readiness to maximize the level of service provided to the community. The City of De Pere Fire Rescue Department exists to serve the community and responds to primarily EMS calls.
The City of De Pere is a positive, team-oriented organization with a commitment to providing exceptional customer service to its community. The City of De Pere strives to attract, develop, and retain critical talent by promoting a diversity of thought, valuing differing perspectives, and empowering employees to share their authentic viewpoints at all levels and functions within the City.
Diversity and inclusiveness enhance our employee's ability to be thoughtful, effective and efficient while providing the very highest level of municipal service to our community. If you enjoy a busy, positive work environment and the chance to contribute to the quality of life for a whole community, this job may be the right fit for you!
Typical Work Schedule: Works 24 hours on and 48 hours off (Chicago Schedule). Plus additional hours as required for training, meetings, emergencies, etc.
Salary: The 2019 full salary range is $74,422 - $102,086.
Applicants may be hired anywhere within the range, but are typically hired between steps 1 and 6. Step 6 is $85,051.
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin the first week of January.
Essential Functions:Plan, direct, and coordinate the day-to-day operations of the assigned shift to establish and maintain a safe work environment that ensures a high degree of operational readiness to maximize the level of service provided to the community.
Supervise employees, including conducting evaluations of performance, enforcement of City policies and department guidelines, receive and investigate complaints of policy or guideline violations, assist in internal investigations, and make recommendations to the Fire Chief or Assistant Fire Chief regarding matters involving employee performance, evaluation, discipline, investigation, or retention. Recommend and issue corrective action or counseling.
Participate in labor negotiations and union grievances and provide recommendations to the Fire Chief regarding modifications to the collective bargaining agreement.
Participate in and provide managerial recommendations to the Fire Chief in matters involving hiring and promotions of department personnel. Assist the Human Resources department with background investigations.
Make strategic and tactical decisions regarding incident operations which are consistent with department policy, operational procedures, standard operating guidelines, and modern fire suppression and emergency management practices.
Assist with long-range planning efforts and coordinate the development of pre-incident emergency response plans for facilities within the City.
Function as a member of the Incident Command Team which may include Incident Commander, Incident Safety Officer, Resource Unit Leader, Division/Group Supervisor, or Senior Advisor.
Conduct shift briefings with other Battalion Chief at the beginning and end of shifts. Review daily activities with assigned companies and officers. Keep Fire Chief and/or Assistant Fire Chief apprised of daily schedule, staffing, and activities.
Review fire, emergency medical, inspection, and administrative reports of subordinates for accuracy, completeness, and clarity. Follow up as necessary.
Perform administrative assignments as delegated by the Fire Chief, such as fire operations, emergency medical service, training and maintenance.
Assist or lead the development of policies, operational procedures, and standard operating guidelines in order to enhance the overall operation of the department. Ensure employees are following all safety procedures.
Direct and plan for the care and maintenance of department apparatus, equipment, and facilities. Assist in the planning, acquisition, and evaluation of the same.
Ensure that scheduled training and education are conducted and completed. Identify areas where members may require additional training and or education.
Educate City officials, civic groups, businesses, and citizens on fire prevention and fire codes. Work closely with community leaders, communities, boards, councils, etc.
Maintain the ability to credibly testify in a court hearing. Maintain prompt, predictable and reliable attendance. Maintain the ability to lawfully operate a motor vehicle.
Perform Lieutenant duties.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Comprehensive knowledge of modern methods of fire department administration, principles and practices of fire suppression, pre-hospital emergency medical care, technical rescue, disaster management, and the use and maintenance of firefighting and emergency medical apparatus and equipment. Considerable knowledge of statutes, standards, codes, and ordinances pertaining to fire safety, building construction, electrical installations, and the storage/handling of hazardous materials.
Working knowledge of leadership principles and practices. Knowledge and understanding of community fire and safety education programs, design, and implementation.
Comprehensive skill in the application of modern fire suppression and prevention techniques, evaluation, and implementation of tactical and operational requirements. Skill in selecting, assigning, training, and evaluating subordinates.
Skill in the operation of equipment needed to effectively perform the duties and responsibilities of the position, including modern office equipment. Considerable skill in planning, scheduling and directing the work of others.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with business representatives, elected officials, department heads, the general public, and other City employees. Ability to develop and maintain an effective working relationship with department staff and the public.
Ability to utilize a computer and related software. Ability to acquire a thorough knowledge of the City, including streets, buildings, water supply, hazards and related items.
May be required to demonstrate minimum competency by successfully passing approved tests.
Minimum Qualifications & Physical
Associate Degree in Fire Science or related field; Bachelor's preferred.
Ten years fire service experience, including five years experience in a supervisory/command position with a full service municipal, county or state agency performing fire and EMS service responsibilities. Work history should show a progression of increased responsibility culminating in role equivalent to a Fire Officer.
Certified as Firefighter I and Firefighter II.
Certified as a Driver/Operator Pumper and Aerial.
Certified as Fire Officer I.
Current National Registry or State of Wisconsin Emergency Medical Technician – Basic certification or higher.
Valid unencumbered Wisconsin driver's license and safe driving record.
A combination of education and/or experience may be considered.
Ability to perform the following activities:
Climb four flights of stairs while wearing fire protective ensemble weighting at least 50 pounds or more and carrying equipment/tools weighing an additional 20 – 40 pounds
Wear personal protective ensemble and SCBA, search, find and rescue-drag or carry victims ranging from newborn to adults weighing over 200 pounds
Must be able to hear and have correctable vision
Ability to run, climb, reach, apply leverage from unusual positions, enter cramped and difficult to enter spaces in low visibility and unknown dangers
Ability to maneuver and direct heavy nozzles and fire streams, raise and climb ladders while wearing heavy protective clothing and breathing apparatus
Ability to work in extreme environmental conditions including height, super-heated smoke and fire filled buildings, cold and noise
Frequent standing, walking, sitting
Ability to focus for long periods of time on projects
Ability to reach
Battalion Chief Eligibility List
- Longview Fire Department
Position, recruitment and testing process information
Open to internal and external applicants
Application materials (application, cover letter, and resume) must be completed along with complete responses to supplemental questions, including attachments. The recruitment is open to internal and external applicants.
The top eight applicants will be subject to additional evaluation and assessment to be conducted by a third party agency.
In accordance with Civil Service Rule 8.3.2, all examinations shall include a review of a formal application and may also include written tests, evaluation of personal qualifications, physical or performance tests, psychological evaluation, evaluations of training and experience, interviews, other suitable evaluation of ability to perform the duties and essential functions of the job, or any combination of such tests.
This is a shift commander position working a 24-hour shift assignment (3 platoon system) or an administrative assignment working days. The position involves the exercise of a high degree of discretion and independent judgment and is responsible for incident command, budget preparation, personnel management including direct supervision of shift personnel, review and correction of alarm reports, training, preparation of performance evaluations, formulating departmental policies and new program development, implementing training standards and performing other general administrative tasks.
Responds to and serves as Incident Commander on major fire emergencies, complex emergency medical incidents, serious hazardous materials incidents, multiple technical rescue or extrication emergencies or any other incidents that requires Fire Department response and mitigation. Conducts post-incident analysis of major or unusual emergencies for the development and training of battalion and other department personnel.
This position is represented by IAFF Local 3375, please review the current standards and requirements within the agreement. Refer to the City website, www.mylongview.com for the current labor agreement.
Applicants are required to attach documentation of education and certifications and include all job experience. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Essential Job Duties
Plans, directs and coordinates daily staff activities to ensure departmental goals are reached in a cost effective and efficient manner. Reviews and approves training and operational programs; provides record keeping of Department activities; provides scheduling and coordination for shift assignments; interprets and implements employee labor agreements, departmental and City policies, ordinances, State codes, and Federal laws and standards as they relate to the Department; assists Fire Chief in establishing standard operating procedures and employee performance standards and maintaining positive employee relations; provides direction for reporting payroll and personnel-related information; provides direction and review of annual performance evaluations, administers corrective action up to and including termination of employment, responds to employee grievances assists with negotiating labor agreements, and maintains department employee records.
Oversees fire code enforcement, pre-fire planning, and fire inspection programs.
Assists with managing the City's emergency response plan in coordination with area agencies and jurisdictions. Directs community/volunteer/intern programs.
Assists in establishing and maintaining contractual agreements for fire service protection with entities/agencies outside the City of Longview response area. Supervises the planning and implementation of all in-service training programs; fire academy and on-the-job training programs. Plans, schedules, and manages the purchase of apparatus, fire hose, fire fighting equipment and other equipment to support fire-fighting forces.
Supervises emergency response readiness and performance of personnel and equipment. Supervises maintenance of daily activity records, time earned/taken/traded, vacations and holidays, sick leave, accidents, injuries, and training time. Maintains and promotes employee morale and takes corrective action as necessary; communicates shift activities to others who have need to know; supervises inspections and application of modern developments in fire science; completes special projects as assigned; and performs all related work as required. Responds to major emergencies, investigates accidents and major incidents; performs incident command duties at fire scene and may assume command of the department in the absence of the Chief.
Civil Service Rules
- Section 6.5.2 Battalion Chief
Examination shall be open to persons who have a minimum of five years experience as a full-paid firefighter with an additional two years consecutive service prior to the examination at rank of Lieutenant or higher with Longview Fire Department.
Applicants from a state, county, college or university fire department shall also have at least three additional consecutive years of service at a rank of Captain, Lieutenant, Fire Marshal or Deputy Fire Marshal. All applicants must possess an acceptable Bachelor's degree from regionally accredited university or college.
Successfully complete the City of Longview Civil Service entrance evaluation and examination process, to include meeting the minimum requirements of age, education, physical abilities, and citizenship.
Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license.
Desired: Current state EMT-Basic certification, Hazardous Materials Operations Level Certification
The following training and/or certifications are preferred but not required (please attach copies of applicable certifications to your application):
NFPA 1021 Fire Officer III
MCTO and MCI (Multi-company incident management)
Public Information Officer
NIMS: I-100; I-200; I-300; I-400; I-700; I-800
Fire Investigator I (NFPA 1033 or equivalent)
Fire Instructor II (NFPA 1041 or equivalent)
Public Educator I (NFPA 1035 or equivalent)
Leadership Development Series (National Fire Academy)
Haz Mat Incident Commander
Incident Safety Officer
Blue Card certification
All requested exceptions to the position requirements must obtain civil service approvals/waivers. A copy of the City of Longview Civil Service Rules are located on the City's website. Ideal Candidate Information
Knowledge of: Modern methods, techniques, and theories used in fire suppression and fire prevention; extensive knowledge of the operation and maintenance of the various types of fire apparatus and equipment used by Longview and related resources; modern management and supervisory principles and practices; fire hazards unique to the City and outlying service areas; current literature, trends and developments in the field of fire prevention inspection, including codes, laws and legal interpretations; fire prevention inspection methods; approved methods of preserving evidence of arson; fire chemistry and fire behavior; hazardous materials their characteristics and methods of controlling combustion or explosions; and leadership theory; Labor & Industries regulations, and general labor relations and personnel practices of Washington State; extensive knowledge of employee labor contracts and administration of same; hazardous materials emergency scene command, various rescue and major medical emergency command procedures.
Ability to: Analyze organizational and operational problems and recommend effective improvements; plan, coordinate and implement procedures/policies; plan, organize and direct staff and department resources efficiently during both normal and fire/emergency situations; work independently and make independent decisions; execute oral and written instructions; recognize fire hazards and make practical recommendations for there correction; communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a variety of individuals: i.e. management personnel, co-workers, private officials; media representatives; representatives from other agencies and jurisdictions, and the public.
The following is an itemized listing of equipment that may be used in the performance of this job: Computer, copier, fax machine, telephone; and safety and personal protection equipment and general knowledge of all types of fire-fighting equipment and ability to demonstrate use on occasion and as needed.
Physical: Frequent standing/walking short distances throughout work shift, typically within office areas or within bay areas at Fire Department-distance may vary from short distances to one mile in scheduled shift; frequent sitting at desk or in classroom setting often extended up to two hours or more conducting classroom training and performing normal desktop activities; occasional lift/carry up to 25 lbs. supplies, materials, paperwork and equipment. May be required to assist at fire scene meeting current standards for fire fighter's ability to lift/drag 160 lbs. up to 100 ft.; occasional push/pull force up to 20 lbs. operating equipment, opening doors, drawers, etc.; occasional stair and ladder climbing depending upon location and whether individual is participating in training exercises--ladder climbing can be up to 100 ft. in height; occasional to frequent bending/twisting at waist/knees/ neck while performing training exercises and working at desk--more physical demands may occur if participating in fire-fighting activities at fire scene; occasional kneeling/crouching may occur while demonstrating and performing training activities; frequent use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/fingering/grasping while performing administrative functions and training activities; occasional overhead reaching required; constant use of sight, hearing and speech abilities necessary to perform required duties; visual requirements include near, mid-range and far vision with peripheral vision and hand/eye/foot coordination required in equipment operation.
Mental: Frequent mental alertness, attention to detail and concentration with high degree of accuracy required in all job tasks; must be able to plan and organize work, work under pressure and be an effective time manager in completion of all tasks; must possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written required in classroom training writing training manuals and other technical documents; must be able to read and comprehend technical and legal data and stay in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations; must possess good memory; requires extensive knowledge of all applicable laws and regulations within fire department; must be able to supervise, manage and train the activities of several people; must possess sufficient mathematical ability to work within budgeted revenues and complete payroll documents; must be able to participate in labor negotiations and work on collective bargaining contracts.
Working Environment: Works within buildings with regulated environment, some driving in varied weather conditions and outdoor work with exposure to varied weather conditions.
Job hazards can include duties at fire scenes with exposure to wet, slippery surfaces, odors/fumes, toxic/caustic chemicals, noise, moving objects and burns. Must be able to respond to emergencies, work a varying work schedule to include standard Monday through Friday hours and 24-hour shifts, evenings, weekends and holidays as required.
FT Personnel Employment Assistant I - Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport, MS
Job Description: Serco Inc. is looking to fill a full-time Personnel Employment Assistant (PEA) I position at our Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport, MS location. This position provides Contractor Identification Card Administration to Government clients as a DEERS/RAPIDS Site Security Manager (SSM) at the base or site level and performs all ID card and CAC issuance related tasks to include researching and reviewing source documents, verifying eligibility, and discussing entitlements as defined in AFI 36-3026_IP and the RAPIDS Training Guide.
Site POC for RAPIDS-related matters
Managing security of RAPIDS workstations under assigned purview ensuring they are operated and maintained under security procedures
Ensuring maximum protection against compromise and theft of sensitive information and prevent the misuse or misappropriation of RAPIDS
Implementing training and awareness for RAPIDS security, and incorporate this training into the overall unit security and RAPIDS training programs
Registering, processing, and maintaining Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) and Real-Time Automated Identification System (RAPIDS) as part of a Verifying Official's responsibilities
Ensuring unit's contingency plans incorporate RAPIDS requirements
Maintaining site Roster of RAPIDS users and assigning associated roles/categories
Viewing/updating RAPIDs configuration utilities as needed
Requesting DEERS new user logins, deleting discontinued logons, and updating security privileges for previously issued ID's
Ensuring APIDS audit trails are reviewed at least weekly and that audit files are maintained for thirty days; along with reviewing system audit trails and investigating security violations in coordination with Security Manager in accordance with Appendix K – Incident Response Plan
Reporting incidents to the Identification Card Administration Project Management Office with immediate reporting of: any attempt to gain unauthorized access to Sensitive defense information, any system failure, or any suspected defect that could lead to unauthorized disclosure
Deactivating/reporting security violations and report SSM changes immediately to DEERS Security
Maintaining Site Information (i.e. site name, site location address, site phone numbers, and site mailing address)
Maintaining a file copy of the generic or type accreditation statement, and prepare unit-specific recommendations, through the appropriate chain of command, for input into the accreditation document, as required
Preserving accountability for all related stock items and printer consumables by following prescribed Insurance Logistic Portal acceptance procedures, including signing for stock, verifying card numbers contained, and accepting/rejecting each carton of CAC shipment prior to releasing for use
Performing routine operator maintenance on RAPIDS workstations and printers
Issuing memorandum of authorization for use of Commissary and Post Exchange to eligible customers
Position requires ability to speak, read, and comprehend English including printed regulations, detailed written orders, operating procedures, training instructions and materials
Required Skills -Military Veterans and Spouses are encouraged to apply!-This position supports a U.S. Government contract whose terms require Serco to staff it only with U.S. Citizens-This position will require successful completion of pre-employment background check and subsequent security investigation favorably adjudicated prior to operating and having access to DEERS/RAPIDS equipment-Strong communication skills, dependability, professional demeanor and team player approach required-Ability to exercise discretion at all times and provide limited judgment is required-Must write legibly to document transactions and possess general mathematical skills-Must be available to provide services Monday-Friday, 0720-1600-Should have ability to operate general office equipment such as: typewriter, personal computer, copier, adding machine, and facsimile-Previous ID card facility experience and knowledge of military highly preferred-Recent valid security clearance and personnel service support a plus-Time management skills, ability to interact with all personalities within a military environment, and demonstrated problem solving skills desired
Employment Type Full time
Job ID 52600604
Company Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. federal civilian agencies, the intelligence community, the Government of Canada, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco's people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).
Functional AreaPersonnel & Social Services
DepartmentSerco's Federal Services business unit provides services in the areas of business processing, case management, intelligence, logistics, personnel readiness, acquisition and program management, modelling, and simulation and training to Defense and Federal Civilian agencies. We understand the often complex regulatory and security requirements of executing government programs and we stand up programs quickly, assembling and training highly qualified teams, and delivering to well-defined service level metrics.
City and Job Overview
The City of Garden Grove is seeking qualified candidates for the position of FIRE CHIEF.
Applications may be reviewed following City Council decision regarding contracting with the Orange County Fire Authority for the City's fire services.
The City of Garden Grove is the 5th largest city in Orange County, which covers approximately 18 square miles and serves a population of approximately 175,000 residents. The city is located 30 miles from Los Angeles and 10 miles from warm Southern California beaches. Garden Grove is home to the renown Strawberry Festival, the Christ Cathedral and Southern California's only indoor water park, the Great Wolf Lodge.
The Garden Grove Fire Department is a full-service department that provides fire and rescue services. The Department operates out of seven fire stations located throughout the City and is comprised of 2 division chiefs, 3 battalion chiefs, 26 captains, 24 engineers, 6 firefighters, 30 paramedics, 2 fire protection staff, 1 analyst, and 2 clerical support staff.
The ideal candidate should be fair, reasonable, and approachable with a collective decision-making style. The new Chief should provide an enhanced level of service to the staff as well as the community. The City is looking for a loyal Chief who feels comfortable being in the spotlight and representing the City in a professional manner. The Chief must be able to assess past and present practices and work culture and adopt the practices that work best for the staff, City, and community. Additionally, the new Chief needs to be fair and impartial and can work collaboratively with other department directors.
Example of Duties
The Fire Chief is responsible for:
Planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating the activities of Fire Department personnel, apparatus and equipment engaged in preventing and extinguishing fires, in saving lives and property, and in the enforcement of fire ordinances, laws and codes
Formulating departmental rules, procedures and policies, and seeing that they are carried out;
Maintaining effective discipline, reviewing all recommendations on the hiring, retention, placement, rating and terminations of personnel;
Conferring with agents of other governmental jurisdictions, with the Board of Fire Underwriters, with fire prevention bureaus, and with the Office of the State Fire Marshal;
Formulating an annual budget estimate and controlling budget expenditures;
Recommending purchase of equipment and supplies;
Meeting the public and various officials in furthering the public relations of the department;
Performing related duties as required.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Seven years of increasingly responsible, full-time supervisory experience in a Fire department at the rank of Captain or higher, including three years at the rank of Fire Battalion Chief or higher, and a bachelor's degree with major coursework in fire science, public administration, business administration or a related field.
Modern principles, practices and techniques of Fire Department administration, organization and operation, and their applicability to specific situations; advanced methods and techniques of firefighting, fire apparatus and equipment, training, first aid, and fire inspection and prevention; customer service techniques and principles.
Analyze fire problems and plan policies and procedures; plan, assign, coordinate and direct the work of the different divisions in the department; command the respect of subordinates and the community; conduct comprehensive administrative studies; prepare in-depth reports on operations; supervise the compilation of data and the preparation of annual budget estimates; establish and maintain effective relations with City officials, other fire agencies, and the public; commit to providing quality customer service.
Must possess a valid CA Class C driver's license.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Incumbents in this classification walk, sit, lift and carry over 50 lbs, push, pull, climb stairs, stoop/bend/lean, turn/twist, repeat bending, crouch/kneel/squat, reach above and below shoulder level, use both hands and legs repetitively, use rapid mental/muscular coordination, repetitively twist or exert pressure involving wrists, speak clearly, hear normal voice conversation, distinguish shades/color vision, see long distance, see small details, use a telephone and operate mobile or motorized equipment.
The work environment described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Incumbents in this classification work inside, outside, around moving vehicles, on ladders/scaffolding, exposure to severe contagious illness or disease, in direct contact with public, with hands in water, with loud noise, sharp objects, gases and fumes.
Other Important Information
HOW TO APPLY
Online applications can be completed by visiting: www.ggcity.org/hr. Questions regarding this position may be either sent via email to email@example.com or asked in-person at the Human Resources Department located at City Hall, 11222 Acacia Parkway, Garden Grove CA. City Hall is open Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and every other Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Completed applications must include:
- the completed online employment application,
- updated resume, and
- the completed supplemental questionnaire.
THE SELECTION PROCESS
Candidates who appear to have the best qualifications for the position may be invited to continue in the selection process. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an invitation to the next step of the process.
Candidates who may need accommodations during the selection process must contact the Human Resources Department at firstname.lastname@example.org at least one week prior to any interview date.
If there are any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Liane Kwan at email@example.com
The City has adopted a Nepotism Policy that may affect the status of your application. Please refer to the Garden Grove Municipal Code 2.44.440 Nepotism Policy for more information.
Division Chief - Fire Rescue Support Services
Salary Disclosure/General Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
Starting Salary: $71,845.00
Pay Grade: M45
Department: Fire Rescue
Location: Land O' Lakes
Current Pasco County Employees: Please refer to the Personnel Policy & Procedure Manual for starting salary information.
General Description: Administrative and technical work in directing supply-chain management, effectively overseeing and managing work-flow processes.
Essential Job Functions:Responsible for the oversight of the Fire Rescue Support Services division, including the oversight of personnel, internal processes, as well as ensuring aggressive negotiations with vendors to ensure the agency captures competitive pricing. Provide direct oversight of all controlled substances that are received, distributed and wasted within the agency, thereby ensuring the accuracy of reporting mechanisms that reduce the liability to the County and maintain compliance with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Responsible for fitting all new hires prior to them attending their orientation classes, out-fitting all current personnel with gear and uniforms requests, managing supplies for all units, including Rescue Units, Engines, specialty apparatus, and Battalion Chiefs.
Oversee the department's entire inventory program. Establishes and maintains such records, reports, statistics, and controls as necessary to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, policies, and directives.
Evaluates and recommends methods to increase efficiency and effectiveness of the Supply functions of the department. Serves as liaison between the agency and the Purchasing Department on related items. Provides direct supervision to the department's Fire Rescue Support Services personnel and maintains accountability of the employees and inventory. Works directly under the supervision of the Deputy Chief of Operations.
May attend conferences, courses, and other educational meetings to keep abreast of modern emergency service methods and tactics.
Responds to general and major suppression and rescue alarms, and personally directs Fire Rescue activities through subordinate officers. Performs related work as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of modern firefighting, rescue, Emergency Medical Services methods, techniques, apparatus, and equipment.
Knowledge of the geography, street systems, water distribution systems, special hazards, target hazards, and health care facilities in Pasco County.
Knowledge of the department rules and regulations.
Ability to analyze situations quickly and accurately, and to determine the proper course of action.
Ability to supervise and train subordinate personnel.
Ability to maintain accurate records and to prepare clear and concise oral and written reports.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other officers, subordinates, allied agencies, civic groups, and the public.
Ability and willingness to learn and teach new methods and techniques.
Coordination and physical strength sufficient to pass agility test.
PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written, and visual communication. Must meet physical requirements for State Certification.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE: Must possess an Associate in Science Degree or higher in Fire Science, Emergency Services or related field. 12 years of progressively responsible experience as a full-time paid member of a career fire or emergency services department, four years of which must be at the rank of Lieutenant/Captain or higher.
A comparable amount of directly related experience MAY be substituted at the County's discretion for the minimum educational requirements if candidates are not available that fully meet the minimum requirements of the position as posted. However, the successful candidate must agree to obtain an Associate in Science Degree (or greater) in Fire Science, Emergency Services, or related field within 30 months of employment.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a valid driver's license.
Certificate of Compliance from the Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training is required.
Must be State of Florida Fire Officer I certified. Current registration by the State of Florida as an EMT or Paramedic is required.
Must possess a valid BLS (CPR) card. An (ACLS) certification is required if paramedic certified.
ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must become a resident of Pasco or an adjoining county within 6 months after employment date, as employee may be subject to emergency response.
Chief Of Staff - MD, Medical Doctor
Immediate opportunity for Chief of Staff
- MD, Medical Doctor for a critical access hospital in Oklahoma.
The Chief of Staff will serve as the Chair of the Medical Executive Committee, overseeing the Medical Director, medical delivery in the hospital including Emergency Department, Swing Bed Program, Inpatient, Lab, Radiology, Pharmacy.
Chief of Staff
- MD, Medical Doctor will also maintain a practice in adjoining clinic and perform as a hospitalist to round on unassigned patients.
?? Keep abreast of emerging models in health care delivery; identify and define new and innovative strategies to achieve business goals and objectives
?? Maintains a working knowledge of applicable national, state, and local laws and regulations and other regulatory requirements affecting the medical and allied health staff
?? Identify opportunities to collaborate and develop clinical integration opportunities with owners and other health delivery systems to achieve affordable outcomes
?? Provide clinical guidance, support and education
?? Promote collaboration between both internal and external healthcare team members
?? Develop and implement strategic plans related to the quality improvement, management programs and accreditation standards
?? Assure the ongoing development and implementation of policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of medical staff services
Requirements for the Chief of Staff
- MD, Medical Doctor
?? A current unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Oklahoma.
?? Certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in his/her respective specialty.
?? A minimum of 5 years professional post-residency experience in direct patient care.
?? Knowledge of managed healthcare systems, medical quality assurance, quality improvement, and risk management.
?? Strategic and innovative thinker with proven ability to communicate a vision and drive results.
?? Demonstrated, management, organizational and interpersonal skills.
?? Ability to solve problems and execute on initiatives.
?? Ability to work collaboratively internally and externally.
?? Self-assured and results oriented
?? Experience and demonstrated successful leadership of case management, disease management, and/or population health programs.
?? Demonstrated ability to assess business needs, design and implement programs and evaluate results.
This job is a full time permanent position. Must be a US citizen, permanent resident or green card holder. No sponsorship will be provided.
Cockpit Project Chief
The Project Chief for Cockpit is responsible for business and functional objectives, target setting, tracking, change management, program timing deliverables, test planning, validation and build support issue resolution for future FCA cockpit programs. The Project Chief will be reporting to management at all levels as required to make timely decisions.
Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited university
8 years of cockpit/instrument panel/door console product engineering experience
Strong communication skills: written and oral
Strong knowledge in CAD/NX
Experience with Lean product development
MBA or Master of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to lead a team
Cockpit experience with a cockpit sub-supplier or Tier 1 supplier
Lean product development knowledge and tools
Hands on experience with design, release and manufacturing of components
Knowledge of tooling (injection molding, blow molding, foaming, stamping) a plus
Injection molding, blow molding, foaming process and stamping knowledge a plus
Chief Medical Physicist (10680)
A Cancer Center is seeking a permanent Chief Medical Physicist to join their team and direct the Radiation Oncology staff must be experienced with Varian linacs, Mosaiq EMR, Pinnacle treatment planning, and BrainLab iPlan and ExacTrac.
Chief Medical Physicist
This is a very progressive and growing facility based on one of the top 100 large hospitals in many surveys with experienced staff including 2.5 Radiation Oncologists,10 Therapists, 3 Dosimetrist and 2 Physicists. This facility is financially stable and offers competitive employee compensation and benefits package and a team-oriented work environment with state-of-the-art equipment & technology.
The city has a low cost of living in a family town atmosphere with one-of-a-kind attractions, unique beauty, and friendly people.
RequirementsMaster’s or Ph.D. will be considered
DABR required (not eligible or in the process)
8+ years of experience
Experience with Varian Linac, Mosaiq EMR, Pinnacle treatment planning, and BrainLab iPlan and ExacTrac.
Knowledgeable of clinical documentation.
If you are interested in this great job opportunity, please apply now or contact us for more information.
Chief Of Dentistry
Look no further. This is the place for you! Liberty ARC offers you the chance to have a fulfilling career with numerous opportunities to make a REAL difference in the lives of those we support. Liberty, the Montgomery County Chapter of NYSARC, supports individuals with developmental and physical disabilities. If you’re looking for an inspiring profession with many life-long rewards and want to be a part of something special, we want YOU!
Don’t miss the chance to work at one of most respected not-for-profits in upstate NY. We offer numerous professional growth opportunities, paid/on-the-job training and competitive benefits. Apply now and begin a truly unforgettable experience with us. It’s all about the opportunity and what you make of the journey!
Job Title: CHIEF OF DENTISTRY
LOCATION: New Dimensions in Health Care
REPORTS TO: Director of New Dimension in Health Care & Facility Management
Hours of Work: As per Health Center need
Education and/or Experience: License to practice dentistry in New York State. At least five years of clinical experience preferred. Experience with the need of individuals with disabilities and children preferred but not required.
Physical Requirements: (Other than general good health) Ability to assist with the transfer of patients.
- To provide direct dental care, which includes review of pertinent records, examination, diagnosis, consultation, treatment and/or referral to other appropriate sources of treatment, all in accordance with New Dimensions in Health Care Policy and applicable federal and state regulations.
- To effectively coordinate dental services with other professional services.
- To maintain accurate, timely and up-to-date patient files and records.
- Manage the performance of Dental Health Services ensuring there are adequate resources to meet the operational requirements of services.
- Provides high quality support, advice, information and guidance on the development of Dental Health Services.
- Assists with the development, review, and updates of policy and procedure for New Dimensions in Health Care.
- To participate in meetings, conferences, committees and project teams to develop and maintain high quality care and complete plans and reviews to assist the Health Center in fulfillment of its mission.
- Attend mandated training as required.
- Maintain positive relationships with other providers, patients, family members, coworkers and visitors.
- Provide direct supervision of Dentists and Hygienists, which includes performance evaluations.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Program Employer, Minority/Female/ Disabled/Veteran. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment physicals and substance abuse testing.
Liberty was founded in 1957 by parents of children with developmental disabilities who wished to establish special education programs in the local community. Celebrating 60 years of quality services in 2017, the organization offers vocational, residential, day, family support and health-related services. We are headquartered in Amsterdam, NY with sites located throughout Montgomery County.
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