Class Code: 311
Salary: $94,510 - $106,323 Annually
Location: Logan, UT
Job Type: Full-time
Job Number: 17-14
Closing Date: April 2, 2017 (Closes at 12:00 am on April 3, 2017)
Under general direction, plans, organizes, and directs the fire suppression/safety, emergency response, and related activities of the Logan Fire Department. Performs the administrative functions of Authority Having Jurisdiction and the Logan Branch of CCEMS.
Coordinates/directs the overall activities of all Logan Fire Department staff, including determining type of equipment and number of employees needed to provide for adequate, timely response to fire and emergency response alarms; inspects all fire stations and equipment periodically to ensure that all tools, equipment, and related materials needed for fire suppression and emergency assistance calls are clean, properly stored, and fully functional at all times.
May direct fire suppression efforts at major fire scenes to facilitate the efficient, effective, and safe deployment of staff and equipment and ensure that the fire scene is controlled as quickly and effectively as possible; responds to fire, emergency assistance, and rescue calls to ensure that services are being provided safely, efficiently, effectively, and in a timely manner; ensures that fire investigations are conducted in a thorough and timely manner.
Coordinates the Fire Department's overall training program to ensure that fire suppression, fire safety, and emergency medical response services are provided in an efficient, effective, and timely manner; monitors employees' skill/performance levels to ensure that established standards are met; prepares periodic reports of fire/emergency medical response service operations; approves recommendations regarding appointment, promotion, suspension, and dismissal of Fire Department employees.
Meets with shift supervisors to identify Departmental goals and objectives and prepare/implement Departmental budget; develops, revises, interprets, and directs the implementation of rules, regulations, policies, and procedures for the Logan Fire Department; develops and implements Department budget, including determining staffing levels and equipment/resources needed to effectively protect the citizens of Logan; reviews/determines rates charged for services outside of the City of Logan.
Represents the Logan Fire Department in meetings with the City Council, other top City officials, civic organizations, and other Federal, State, and local agencies to discuss Department functions, coordinate joint activities/programs, and identify and facilitate resolution of fire prevention/safety oriented problems/issues; reviews/proposes fire safety/prevention related ordinances for Council approval; investigates/coordinates the investigation of possible arson incidents.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, including budgeting, program planning and development, employee supervision and training.
Knowledge of equipment requirements for effective fire suppression and emergency medical response services.
Knowledge of fire suppression principles, methods, techniques, and practices.
Knowledge of operating techniques, purpose, and use of various tools, equipment, vehicles, and apparatus used in fire suppression, rescue, and medical assistance operations.
Knowledge of first aid, C.P.R., and other basic emergency medical assistance techniques.
Skill in directing fire suppression activities at a major fire scene.
Skill in preparing and conducting employee training programs.
Skill in organizing and coordinating the overall operations of a municipal fire department, including budget development/implementation, and program planning, development, and implementation.
Skill in evaluating staff performance to determine if fire and emergency medical response services meet established standards.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with business owners/managers, other staff, and the public.
Skill in understanding and interpreting complex codes, ordinances, regulations, procedures, and guidelines.
Bachelor's degree in Fire Science, Business Management, Public Administration or closely related area AND experience equivalent to seven (7) years full-time fire suppression work, at least two (2) years of which involved responsibility as a shift supervisor or higher level managerial responsibility, OR any equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Utah Operator’s License or Commercial Driver's License (CDL) at a level appropriate to the equipment operated.
Essential functions, as determined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the above tasks, knowledge, and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions of this class. The approved class specifications are not intended to and do not infer or create any employment, compensation, or contract rights to any person(s). This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions for the same position. Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
Benefits are available to Full-time employees.
Contact : AGENCY: City of Logan
ADDRESS: 290 North 100 West, Logan, UT 84321
Deadline for Applying : Apr 3, 2017