Fire Services Director
Lower Makefield Township, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania is seeking candidates for the newly created position of Fire Services Director. This position, which reports to the Township Manager, will coordinate volunteer recruitment directly with our volunteer company, identify gaps in service, oversee the enforcement of fire ordinances, oversee the annual fire inspection program, and review development plans with many other responsibilities. The position requires a minimum of 15 years of progressive experience in fire service with at least 5 years in a supervisory position. It will also require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in fire science or related field as well as certifications outlined in the job description.
The candidate will need to demonstrate understanding of the volunteer recruitment process, the ability to effectively communicate with volunteer fire companies and the public. The selected candidate will also be required to periodically present updates regarding all aspects of fire service, particularly the status of our volunteer service, at public meetings.
The salary range is $95,000 – $105,000 with a generous benefit package. The applicant must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, as defined by the CDC, at the time of employment. Please submit cover letter and resume as one document, to Kurt Ferguson, at firstname.lastname@example.org, by Monday, February 14th at noon.