The Town of Milford, NH, a community of approximately 15,500 in southern NH, is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Fire Chief. The Fire Department is comprised of 4 FT fire personnel, a PT administrative assistant, and 30 +/- call firefighters. The Chief is responsible for the direction of all rescue, firefighting, fire prevention, life safety, and fire service-related activities of the Town; for developing recommendations for the protection of life and property in the community; and for planning, directing and controlling all department activities and equipment.
Candidates must have demonstrated experience with the following critical areas: budgeting, fire ground management, incident command, emergency management and crafting collaborative interagency relationships.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree in Fire Science, Public Administration, or closely related field and 10 years of experience in fire service with at least 5 years of supervisory experience; or any combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills & abilities. The Fire Chief also serves as the Director of the Town’s Emergency Management Services.
This is an FT exempt position within the Town’s compensation structure. The starting salary range for this position is $70,000 - $95,000 depending on qualifications and experience with full Town benefits package. A complete job description is available on the Town’s web page at www.milford.nh.gov.
Applicant packets consisting of a cover letter (specifying salary requirements), a completed Town application and resume can be submitted on-line at https://milfordnh.applicantpro.com or by forwarding the documents to:
Human Resource Department
Town Hall – 1 Union Square
Milford, NH 03055
Deadline for submission of application is Friday, May 24, 2019, 4:30 p.m.
The Town of Milford is an EEOE
Salary: $70,000-$95,000 DOE
Closing Date: May 24, 2019