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Notice #: 0001287853-01
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The Fire Commission, County of Hawai`i announces the following vacancy: FIRE CHIEF (Exempt) $151,200 Annual Salary The Fire Chief is the administrative head of the fire department, and shall be responsible for performing firefighting and emergency services in order to save lives and property from fires and from emergencies arising on land, on the sea, and hazardous terrain. The Chief shall train, equip, maintain, and supervise a force of firefighting and emergency services personnel. The Chief shall monitor the construction and occupancy standards of buildings for the purposes of fire prevention and life safety. The Chief shall provide educational programs related to fire prevention and life safety. The Chief shall have such other powers, duties and functions as may be required by ordinance. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Shall be a citizen of the United States and resident of the State of Hawai’i for at least one year immediately preceding appointment. [Hawai’i Revised Statutes 78-1(b)] Shall have a minimum of five years training and experience in fire control, including at least three years in a responsible administrative capacity. [Hawai’i County Charter, Article VII, Chapter 4, Section 7-4.3] Shall possess a valid State of Hawai’i driver’s license, class 3, or any other valid comparable driver’s license at the time of filing (you will be required to submit your valid driver’s license at time of hire.) DEADLINE FOR FILING APPLICATION: August 7, 2020 11:59 p.m. Hawai`i time INTERVIEW AND PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION: Applicants may be subjected to a selection interview. The person selected must pass a pre-entry medical examination with the County Physician and a drug screening test. Visit jobs.hawaiicounty.gov and submit an on-line application by the closing deadline. The County of Hawai`i is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer (WHT1287853 7/19, 7/26, 8/2/20)