Assistant Fire Chief – Town of Apex, NC
The growing community of Apex, NC is seeking an experienced fire safety expert to serve as Assistant Fire Chief (AFC). Joining a department with two additional Assistant Fire Chief’s, this AFC position will serve as the accreditation and ISO manager and will primarily be responsible for leading the department through the accreditation process which is already in process. The AFC will oversee the following functions of the department: accreditation, ISO, data, RMS, policies, procedures and guidelines, administrative functions and programs including professional development. Experience successfully navigating departments through the accreditation process is highly desired along with outstanding leadership and communication skills.
Qualifications: The City seeks a fire safety leader with a minimum of 10 years of progressive fire service experience in administration and/or progressive management at the rank of Captain or higher. Bachelor’s degree in fire science, public administration, business administration, emergency management or a related field is required. Additional requirements include Firefighter Level II, Hazmat Level 1, NFPA 1021 Fire Officer III, NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800 certifications. Must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license with an acceptable driving history. View the full job posting via the link below for preferred qualifications.
Salary and Benefits: The expected hiring range for the position is $95,909-$117,489, depending on qualifications and experience with a full salary range of $95,909 – $148,660. The Town provides an excellent benefits package which can be viewed here.
To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/developmentalassociates and click on the Assistant Fire Chief – Town of Apex, NC title. All applications must be submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal – NOT the Town Employment Application portal, nor any other external website; it is not sufficient to send only a resume. Applicants must apply by February 3, 2023. Successful semi-finalists will be invited to participate in virtual interviews and skill evaluation on March 9 – 10, 2023. Candidates are encouraged to reserve these dates for virtual meetings should they be invited to participate. All inquiries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Town of Apex is an EOE. The recruitment and selection process is being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.