The Town of Carrboro, NC (pop. 21,230) is seeking a strong, positive, and energetic leader to be its next Fire Chief. The Carrboro Fire-Rescue Department is an ISO Class 2 department consisting of 37 firefighters dedicated to protecting the lives and property of Carrboro and Orange County residents, and provides fire suppression, emergency medical services, and light technical rescue services. The Department also has a comprehensive Community Risk Reduction program which includes outreach and public education initiatives.
The Fire Chief is responsible for the planning, directing, and supervising of the overall operations of the Fire-Rescue Department, to include handling personnel and public information matters, coordinating work with the Town Manager and department directors, ensuring that all laws, regulations, and procedures are followed, and maintaining appropriate records and files. Carrboro’s Fire Chief is a working chief who will respond to and participate in life and structure-saving activity when needed. At the forefront of the Fire Chief’s priorities are protection of the Carrboro community and keeping firefighters safe and well.
The starting salary range for this position is $96,929 - $118,254 depending upon qualifications and experience. The Town also provides a generous benefits program including health insurance, annual, sick, holiday, personal and paid parental leave and includes a 3% contribution to a 401(k) and participation in the North Carolina Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System. Relocation is negotiable.
The position requires a minimum of ten years progressive fire safety experience, to include five years of cross-functional and progressively responsible experience including fire suppression, prevention, EMS, and administrative work. A bachelor’s degree, or equivalent years of experience, is required. A Master’s degree and/or NFA certification is preferred. Graduation from the Executive Fire Officer Program is preferred, as well as designation of Chief Fire Officer through the Center for Public Safety. EOE.
Qualified applicants are invited to apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bakertilly/jobs/3932700
This position is open until filled; however, first review of resumes occurs on March 27, 2023. Following this date, applications will be screened against criteria outlined in this brochure. For more information, please contact Anne Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-923-8214 or Yolanda Howze at email@example.com or 312-240-3401.
For more information about the Town of Carrboro, please visit https://www.townofcarrboro.org/ and https://www.visitcarrboro.com.