Williamson County Emergency Services District No. 6Application Announcement for the Position of Fire ChiefFLSA Exempt, Part Time The Williamson County Emergency Services District 6 Board of Commissioners is now accepting letters of interest for the position of Fire Chief.  General Purpose: Under the administrative supervision of the Williamson County Emergency Services District No. 6 Board of Commissioners, directs and coordinates Fire District activities and employees; assures District compliance with state and Federal laws and District policies and procedures. See the current job description for a detailed overview of duties and responsibilities. This position is currently a part-time position with a minimum of 25 hours in-person office availability per week. Direct Report Board President ESD Commissioners Application Process Submit application packet by deadline: Cover letter which highlights pertinent work history, qualifications, and certifications Resume which includes work history, certifications, and references Copies of current certifications Submit other documents as requested Submit other information applicant determines would be beneficial to their application Eligibility Criteria: Minimum Education and Experience: High School Diploma or GED equivalent Ten (10) year's certified Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician – Basic or above Five years of administrative responsibility at the rank of Battalion Chief or above in a full-time Fire Department or District Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from accredited four - year college or university with concentration in fire science, public administration, or subject field related to position Successful completion of National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program Successful completion of the Texas Fire Chiefs Association Texas Fire Chief Academy Required Licenses and/or Certifications: Valid Texas Class B Driver's License. Certifications for Firefighter Advanced or Master, Fire Officer, and Fire Instructor from Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) Emergency Medical Technician – Basic or above from Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Required Knowledge Modern emergency services management principles, techniques, and practices foreffective, efficient, and cost-effective management of allocated resources. Fire District general orders, guidelines, policies and procedures. Federal, state and local laws, codes, and regulations governing fire safety and buildings. Strategy and tactics for management and deployment of personnel, equipment, and other resources in emergency situations. Principles and practices of District budget preparation, presentation, implementation, and administration. National Incident Management System. Required Skill in analyzing Fire District issues, evaluating alternatives, and making logical recommendations based on findings. Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines assuring compliance with District goals and objectives. Making independent decisions, maintaining composure, and working effectively under stressful conditions and emergency situations. Assuming command-level responsibilities, and coordinating firefighting, rescue, and emergency medical services under complex emergency conditions. Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks and projects, and delegating tasks and authority. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers, and working as a team member with other county departments and other emergency service agencies. Exercising controlled discretion and mediating difficult situations. Operating and maintaining computer and communications equipment. Communicating clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. Media relations. Physical Demands / Work Environment: Majority of work is performed in a standard office environment. Must maintain a level of physical fitness to meet District standards. May be required to work immediately before, during, or after an emergency or disaster. NOTE: This position is designated safety and/or security sensitive.  The Assessment process will include, but is not limited to, the following: Review cover letter and resume Review of documentation submitted for consideration (e.g. eligibility, letter of interest, work history, recommendations, and applicable certifications) Application packet review Interviews which can include: Board subcommittee Full board Fire Department representatives Community stakeholders Public Safety representatives The final decision rests fully with the Williamson County ESD6 Board of Commissioners Benefits and Salary Salary: range: $3,000.00 - $4,500.00/month, exempt status Clothing and uniform allowance Take home response vehicle There are currently no other healthcare, retirement, or insurance benefits. Submission Deadline Application deadline is Friday, July 31 at 17:00. Please submit via email to ESD6 Board President Michael Wright at pr[email protected]. Late applications will not be considered.

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