The City of Greenville offers an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic, highly motivated, and experienced professional to serve as its next Fire/Rescue Chief.
Compensation: Highly competitive starting salary ($118,976 – $148,720/year, depending on qualifications) and excellent benefits.
City Overview: Greenville is located in the north central coastal plains region of eastern North Carolina approximately 85 miles east of Raleigh. The City covers 35 square miles and has a growing population estimate of 93,400. Greenville is home to East Carolina University which has more than 28,000 students enrolled. The City serves as the major industrial, economic, medical, and cultural hub of eastern North Carolina. Residents and visitors benefit from a wide range of highly attractive quality of life amenities and a very reasonable cost of living.
Position Overview: The Fire/Rescue Chief is highly visible, providing leadership, direction, and guidance to a high performing staff of cross-trained fire/rescue professionals. Greenville Fire/Rescue is one of the few completely cross-trained departments in the state of North Carolina that provide fire suppression services, along with ambulance transport at the paramedic level. The Department runs approximately 20,000 calls a year, with nearly 90% of the calls EMS-related. The Department has an annual operating budget of $16+ million to fund its services and has a staff of 167 for six stations, with the seventh station currently underway.
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