Fire Chief

GROTON TOWN OF   GROTON, MA   Full-time     Emergency Med Tech / Paramedics
Posted on May 3, 2024

Fire Chief
The Town of Groton (pop. 11,226), seeks qualified candidates for the position of Fire Chief (non-civil service).  The Fire Chief serves as a “strong chief” in accordance with MGL Chapter 48, Section 42. 
The Chief works under the policy direction of the Select Board and the daily administrative direction of the Town Manager and manages a current budget of $1,160,261. The chief supervises a department consisting of 9 career firefighters/EMTs (including a Deputy Chief and four Lieutenants), up to 35 call firefighters/EMTs, and an administrative assistant.  The preferred candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Fire Science or related field; MA certified EMT; ten years of progressively responsible related experience including experience with a combination full time/on-call-volunteer department, experience in fire code compliance and life safety activities, five years of experience in a supervisory position, and five years of command experience within an emergency services organization; or any equivalent combination of education and experience and abilities to perform essential functions of the job. Salary and other benefits will be negotiated,
commensurate with qualifications and experience.4
The Town of Groton is an Equal Opportunity Employer