Central Valley Fire District (Open until filled)

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Agency: Central Valley Fire District (Open until filled)
Belgrade, Gallatin County, MT [View Map]
Final Filing Date: Continuous
Salary: $72,000 - $85,000 per year
Requirements: For a complete job description, please visit the Prothman Company at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Current Searches."

Central Valley Fire District (CVFD) is located in Belgrade, Montana, (pop. approx. 8,000), centered in Gallatin County, ten miles northwest of Bozeman. The area offers world-class downhill skiing, blue ribbon trout streams, Yellowstone National Park and a multitude of other outdoor activities in the nearby pristine wilderness areas. Clean air and water, a healthy economy, and close proximity to a major metropolitan area make the community one of the most desirable places in the country in which to live.

Governed by an elected board of five trustees, CVFD operates out of six stations, within approximately 200 square miles, and serves a population of approximately 26,500. The district also serves, via an inter-local government agreement, as the City of Belgradeís fire department. CVFD is a full service fire department, staffed by a combination of 40 volunteer and thirteen career personnel, and one administrative staff. The district has an annual personnel and operations budget of $3.68 million.

Under the direction of the Fire Chief, the Fire Marshal serves as a member of the CVFD management team and plans, organizes, and directs the personnel, operations, and activities of Fire Prevention, and serves as a Command Officer during emergency operations as needed.

A bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, fire science, business administration or a related field is desired; a masterís degree or National Fire Academy EFO certificate is preferred. Fire Marshal experience is required and operations experience as a deputy/assistant/battalion chief is highly desirable with a minimum of seven years of experience in a comparable or larger agency with extensive experience in a senior management role. Any combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the level of required knowledge and abilities will be considered.
Immediate Openings:
Expected Openings :
Dept. Type : Special District
Population: 8,000
Number of Personnel:
To Apply: Central Valley Fire District is an equal opportunity employer. First review: July 12, 2015 (open until filled). To apply, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.
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