New Hampshire Municipal Association
New Hampshire Municipal Association

Fire Chief

Village of Bellows Falls, Vermont

The Village of Bellows Falls, Vermont is seeking an energetic, dynamic individual to fill the new full-time position of Fire Chief for a paid on-call fire department.  Bellows Falls Village has a population of 3,200, and is located in the desirable Connecticut River Valley in Southeastern Vermont. 


Applicants should possess at least an associate degree and have certifications in Vermont Firefighter II, EMR, and Hazardous Materials Operations, and have a minimum of five (5) years of firefighting, fire prevention, training and EMS experience with a minimum of three (3) years in a supervisory capacity; or have any equivalent combination of education, skills and experience.  The Fire Chief must have excellent managerial skills, function as a physically fit working firefighter, and possess effective community relations and interpersonal skills. Position description is available at the municipal website –

Salary range is $62,000 to $68,000, depending on qualifications.  Applications will be accepted until October 30, 2017. 

Apply to:  Shane O’Keefe, Municipal Manager, Bellows Falls Village Corporation, P.O. Box 370, Bellows Falls, VT  05101, or  An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date: October 31, 2017