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Agency: City of Norman
Norman, Cleveland County, OK [View Map]
Position: FIRE CHIEF
Final Filing Date: Continuous
Salary: $94,115 to $134,000 per year
Requirements: Bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university in Fire Science, Fire Protection Administration, Public or Business Administration, or Emergency Management is required. Ten years of progressively responsible related work experience that includes five years of supervisory and managerial experience at a Chief Officer level and experience in the Emergency Management discipline is required. Completion of the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer (EFO), Chief Fire Officer Designation from the Center for Public Safety Excellence or the Oklahoma Executive Fire Officer Leadership Program (EFOLP) and NIMS ICS-400 certification is desired.


The City of Norman, Oklahoma is seeking a highly experienced and progressive fire service professional to serve at its next Fire Chief. The Chief is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the activities, operations and staff of the department with an annual operating budget of $18.7 million. The Norman Fire Department provides fire suppression, medical first responder, rescue, fire prevention and hazardous materials response services within the city limits of an area encompassing 190 square miles and populated by 118,000 residents. The department maintains nine fire stations, a fire administration building, and a training center. Candidates must possess the highest level of personal and professional ethics, behavior, and job performance. The City is looking for a well-respected leader with a strong record of accomplishments and collaboration with management staff, employees, elected officials, the public and external agencies, departments, and organizations. The City provides a City vehicle, cell phone, and an attractive benefits package including group health, wellness, and dental package, life insurance, 12 paid holidays annually, state pension plan (employee contribution pre-tax basis 9%, City contribution 14%), longevity pay, and generous vacation and sick leave plans. A Fire Chief brochure providing more detailed information is available on the website.
Immediate Openings: 1
Expected Openings : 1
Dept. Type : Paid
Population: 118,000
Number of Personnel: 163
To Apply: For additional information and to apply for this position, visit http://www.normanok.gov/hr/hr-job-postings. THE CITY OF NORMAN, Human Resources Department, 201-C West Gray, Norman, Oklahoma 73069. Phone: 405.366.5485 / Fax: 405.366.5488. E-mail: jackie.crumrine@normanok.gov. The position will remain open until filled. An initial review of applications will be conducted on or about March 1, 2016. Qualified candidates may submit an application, cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department.
F.D. / City Web Site: www.normanok.gov/hr/hr-job-postings.
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