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The Town of Manchester, Connecticut, is seeking an innovative, progressive, and creative Fire Chief with a collaborative management style and the keen ability to communicate, listen, engage, and respond appropriately to the needs and input of others. The position of Manchester Fire Chief reports directly to the Town’s General Manager while overseeing 80 uniformed career personnel and three civilian support personnel. Direct reporting positions to the Chief include an Assistant Fire Chief, a Fire Marshal, and an Emergency Management Coordinator. The Town desires a Fire Chief who will be a visible “hands-on” leader fully engaged with the Town and the team who is dedicated to achieving the Department’s mission to provide the highest level of customer service to the Manchester community.