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  • Chief of Fire & EMS

    Cumberland, County of
    Job Description
    Cumberland County – Part-time Chief of Fire and EMS.  Responsibilities include management of the County’s Fire and EMS department as well as compliance and training oversight of the county’s partner volunteer fire departments, including but not limited to: responding to emergency incidents as required; department planning; development, implementation, and enforcement of policies and procedures; management of volunteer and contracted personnel; budget preparation and oversight; and monitoring of equipment and supplies.  To be competitive for consideration for this position, an applicant should have at a minimum 15 years of active experience as a firefighter, with 10 years of experience as a career or verifiable volunteer certified at least to Firefighter II level and 7 years as a superior officer (lieutenant or higher rank) certified to Officer I level or above; In-depth knowledge of emergency medical services and certified at the EMT level or above and in good standing with the Virginia Office of EMS; Extensive knowledge of incident command principles, hazardous materials operations, and broad specialty rescue operations; Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations, codes, and standards for emergency response agencies is required. 
    For job description and county application, please contact Jennifer Crews at 804/492-3563 or visit https://www.cumberlandcounty.virginia.gov/employment.  Submit completed county application and resume no later than 2:00 p.m. on December 30, 2020 to Cumberland County, Attn:  Jennifer Crews, P.O. Box 110, Cumberland, VA 23040. Cumberland County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, creed, or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices.  Contact the County Administrator @ 804/492-3625 with questions regarding alleged discrimination.
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