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Sandusky Fire Department

Fire Chief

The City of Sandusky (pop. 25,200) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Fire Chief. This position reports directly to the City Manager. Person in this position performs a variety of administrative duties with the purpose of ensuring that the city is a safe place to live, work and play by managing and directly overseeing that an effective Fire Department is being properly trained to provide emergency and non-emergency Fire services.
The successful candidate must possess a team-oriented, participatory leadership/management style, a comprehensive understanding of the public policy aspects of local government, comprehensive knowledge of firefighting/EMS concepts, principles, methods, and practices, thorough knowledge of budgeting, grant writing and general management practices, demonstrated executive-level leadership skills, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Successful candidate must also have the ability to translate community attitudes regarding fire safety issues into Departmental action.

$69,876 - $104,820 (starting salary DOQ)

A completed application will be required for this position. Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, completed application, resume, with day and evening phone numbers, at least three (3) letters of reference and salary history to: City of Sandusky, Department of Administrative Services, 222 Meigs Street, Sandusky, OH 44870. To ensure full consideration, please submit resume by May 17, 2017.