Fire Chief

Chief
City of White Settlement, TX - White Settlement, Texas

Nov 18, 2022


Application Deadline:
Dec 29, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$105,000-$120,000 DOQ annual

Job Description

The City of White Settlement is looking for the next Fire Chief. The Fire Chief reports directly to the City Manager and works closely with the public safety team to engage the community on a variety of fire prevention topics, safety awareness, citizen participation opportunities, and building trust throughout the city. The Fire Chief will set goals and objectives that align with the City Council and City Manager's Office, lead the fire personnel team, manage allocated budget, and prepare administrative reports as required.

This position is seeking a leader who can build upon the professional foundation that was created by moving from a volunteer force to a paid department in the past few years, while also bringing innovative approaches to maintain and improve fire department services through a culture of excellence.

Interested candidates meeting the following minimum qualifications are invited to apply by sending a letter of interest, coupled with a resume, to the Director of Human Resources, Shelley Poer at spoer@wstx.us 817-246-4971 ext. 523.

Additional Information

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in fire service management, public administration, business administration or a related field and a minimum of ten (10) years fire service experience.

  • At least five (5) years as a chief officer, similar to a Battalion chief or above preferred.

  • TCFP Basic and Master Firefighter Certification. Equivalent certifications from other states will be considered.

  • NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 certifications.

  • EMT-B currently certified.

  • Advanced TCFP certifications preferred.

  • Experience in fire prevention and plans review preferred.

  • Valid Texas driver's license or ability to obtain within Texas residency requirements within 1 year.

  • National Fire Academy's Executive Fire Officer Certification (EFO), TEEX's Fire Service Chief Officer (FSCEO) and/or the Texas Fire Chief's Academy Certified Fire Executive (CFE) designation is preferred.

  • Combination of work experience and education that provides the required knowledge and skills may be considered for any of the above.

The City has hired a third-party consultant to assist with the hiring process that incorporates feedback from multiple stakeholder groups, including current employees and elected officials.

*** Position closes Thursday, December 29, 2022, at 5p.m. www.wstx.us ***

Job Requirements

  • Age: Open
  • Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Experience: 5-7 Years

Contact Information

Shelley Poer

City of White Settlement, TX
White Settlement, Texas 76108
phone: 817-246-4971 x 523

How to Apply

*Interested candidates meeting the following minimum qualifications are invited to apply by sending a letter of interest, coupled with a resume, to the Director of Human Resources, Shelley Poer at spoer@wstx.us *

817-246-4971 ext. 523.

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