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Wilson Fire Rescue

Fire Chief

The City of Wilson, North Carolina, operating under a Council-Manager form of government, seeks a Fire/Rescue Services Chief who is a visionary and innovative leader with a demonstrated history of building esprit des corps within this accredited department, as well as a being a skilled collaborator and advocate with city government and community. The new Chief will be passionate about and support the mission of “We are Focused on Excellent Customer Service, “Dedicated to Life Safety”. The position is open due to retirement.

Organization, Position Overview and Responsibilities:

The City is governed using a Council/Manager form of Government. The City Manager is the chief executive officer of the City and manages the day-to-day operations of 14 departments and over 740 employees with an operating budget of $235 Million. The City of Wilson is well managed and has several high performing and award winning departments such as accredited police, fire and downtown development departments and the use of an award winning 2030 Comprehensive Plan is guiding Wilson’s development.