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Fire Chief

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Fire Chief

Wallingford, CT

Posting Date: April 01, 2021
Closing Date: April 19, 2021

Position Overview back to top

The Town of Wallingford, CT is seeking a highly qualified manager with strong administrative and leadership skills to direct all aspects of a municipal fire department including Emergency Medical Services. The department is made up of 56 paid firefighters and officers, 16 EMT’s and 56 Vol. FFs.

Qualifications back to top

Must have a bachelor’s degree in fire services management, public administration or the equivalent from a recognized college or university plus 10 years of progressively responsible fire services experience including at least 5 years at the rank of Captain or higher or an equivalent combination of education and qualifying experience substituting on a year-for-year basis. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Salary & Benefits back to top

Salary: $117,933 - $150,898 annually plus an excellent fringe benefit package.

How to Apply back to top

Apply: Department of Human Resources, Town of Wallingford, 45 South Main Street, Wallingford, CT 06492. Application forms may be downloaded from the Department of Human Resources Web Page. Phone: 203-294-2080, Fax: 203-294-2084. The closing date will be that date the 50th application form/resume is received, or April 19, 2021, whichever occurs first.