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Part-Time Fire Chief – Granger, IA

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Part-Time Fire Chief – City of Granger

The City of Granger is a fast-growing community located 10 minutes northwest of the Des Moines metro.  We have excellent small schools, a growing residential and commercial development base to go along with a great mix of new and well-settled families.  With the growth of our community and the increase in call volumes within our Fire and EMS departments, we are accepting applications for a Part – Time Fire Chief to lead our Fire and EMS departments and to work with city administration to further build our professional public safety departments.  The City of Granger is implementing a Public Safety Officer as well and this part-time Fire Chief position will report to and work with the Public Safety Officer as we transition from an outstanding volunteer organization.

Requirements / Education / Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience on a fire service
  • Qualified applicants must have Firefighter I, Firefighter II and at a minimum EMT at the time of hire
  • Applicants must be willing to obtain Instructor I, Officer I and Paramedic certification within two years of appointment at the cities expense
  • Preferred: Bachelor or Associate Fire Science/Administration, Business, etc

Job Description and Duties

  • This can be emailed upon request but includes leading and overseeing the Fire and EMS Departments

Hours will be PT and negotiable.  EOE.  There will be a one day per week in office / responding requirement.  This is a paid stipend position with the City of Granger – pay will be commensurate with experience but is expected to be in the $24,000 range annually.

Interested parties should submit a completed and signed application, resume and cover letter to Kirk Bjorland, City Administrator, Granger City Hall, PO Box 333, Granger, IA 50109, or email at Kirk@Grangeriowa.org

Applications can be obtained at www.grangeriowa.org or Granger City Hall.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply for this job email your details to kirk@grangeriowa.org

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