Fire/EMS/SAR Director

Firefighter/EMT (Basic or Paramedic)
City of Petersburg Borough - Petersburg, Alaska

Aug 3, 2022


Application Deadline:
Oct 31, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$80,000 - 88,000 annual

Job Description

Petersburg Borough is seeking a qualified professional to fill the Director position for our Fire/EMS/SAR Department. The Director is responsible to direct, organize and control all Fire Department activities, including the Emergency Medical Services and Search and Rescue branches of the Department, to ensure protection against loss of life and property from fire and other hazards and to adequately respond to emergency situations. This position is also the Borough’s designated Emergency Manager and performs emergency assignments using the Incident Command System.

The Borough offers a comprehensive benefit package and competitive salary. As a full-time and exempt position, the Director is eligible for the Borough’s health, life, and dental insurance plans along with paid time off (vacation/sick leave combination), and 11 paid holidays. The position is enrolled in the Alaska Public Employee Retirement Systems (PERS). Salary range is $80,000 - $88,000 and is dependent on the qualifications of the successful candidate.

For more information on the skills, qualification, and experience requirements please review the job description on the Borough’s website at www.petersburgak.gov. Click on "Employment".

To apply, please submit an employment application, a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Becky Regula, Human Resources, via email at bregula@petersburgak.gov, fax to (907)772-3759, mail to PO Box 329, Petersburg, Alaska, 99833, or hand deliver to the main office at 12 South Nordic Drive, Petersburg, AK. Open until filled.

Additional Information

Petersburg Borough is our little piece of heaven in Southeast Alaska. Mountains, ocean, rivers, and trees; perfect for those who want to experience life and the outdoors. We also have a great little town, that is welcoming, wonderful for kids and safer than anyplace you have ever lived. Interested? The Borough is seeking a qualified professional to fill the Director position for our Fire/EMS/SAR Department. The Director is responsible for working with the volunteers and two professional staff to direct, and organize Department activities, including Fire, Emergency Medical Services and Search and Rescue branches of the Department. This position is also the Borough’s designated Emergency Manager and performs emergency assignments using the Incident Command System.

Have we got your attention yet? The Borough offers a comprehensive benefit package and competitive salary. As a full-time and exempt position, the Director is eligible for the Borough’s health, life, and dental insurance plans along with paid time off (vacation/sick leave combination), and 11 paid holidays. The position is enrolled in the Alaska Public Employee Retirement Systems (PERS). Salary range is $83,000 - $90,000 dependent on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Relocation expenses are negotiable.

For more information on the skills, qualification, and experience requirements please review the job description on the Borough’s website at https://www.petersburgak.gov/sites/default/files/fileattachments/human_resources/page/18176/fire.ems_.sar_director.pdf

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: EMS/EMT
  • Experience: Yes

Contact Information

Rebecca Regula

City of Petersburg Borough
Petersburg, Alaska
phone: 907-772-5404

How to Apply

Go to www.petersburgak.gov and fill out an application

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