Following are the open positions within The Village of Woodmere.
CHIEF OF FIRE DEPARTMENT
The Village of Woodmere (900 residents) is seeking a part time experienced Fire Chief. The starting salary is $10-$13 per hour. The Fire Chief will lead our organization consisting of 42 members which includes firefighters/paramedics, equipment operators, fire inspection personnel, administrative support, and command staff. Woodmere Village is known for its beautiful neighborhoods and vibrant commercial district.
The Fire Chief, under the direct authority of the Mayor, oversees the provision of fire suppression, emergency medical services, hazardous material handling, fire prevention/public education, and fire investigation services. The Department’s 2012 budget of $350K provides for the operation of 1 fire station, serving ¼ square miles of land with a daytime population of 40,000. The Department responds to 100 calls for service in 2012 (100 for fire and 200 for EMS). The Village seeks candidates with a comprehensive knowledge of the efficient and effective provision of firefighting, emergency medical, and fire inspection/prevention services. Successful candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree in Fire Science, Public Administration or related discipline or relative experience in firefighting. Candidates should have ten years of increasingly responsible experience in fire service management, with solid experience in budgeting and labor relations. The Chief must possess excellent leadership and management skills as well as demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
Candidates should apply with a resume and 5 work related references by March 25 to: firstname.lastname@example.org or Mayor Charles E. Smith 27899 Chagrin Blvd. Woodmere Village, Ohio 44122.