Fire Chief - Siloam Springs, AR

Location: Siloam Springs, AR

Salary Range:  $64,008 – 84,816
The City of Siloam Springs is seeking applications and resumes from highly motivated individuals with proven leadership skills.  Under general direction of the City Administrator the Fire Chief plans, manages and coordinates all activities associated with the Fire Department by overseeing daily operations, assuring fire suppression and prevention services, as well as emergency medical treatment services which are available 24 hours a day; manages the City’s emergency/disaster management program.
Applicants must be a citizen of the United States, possess a valid driver’s license, and the ability to meet departmental physical standards; fifteen years progressive experience in fire and ambulance service with at least five years supervisory experience; Bachelor’s degree in fire science, business administration or a combination of experience and training equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree.
The  successful applicant must be skilled in process improvements both technical and administrative, forward in thinking, and strong in maintaining effective relationships.
For a detailed job description please visit our website at  
The City offers a generous benefit package including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, life insurance, 457 Deferred Compensation, LOPFI, vacation and sick leave.  Applications are available at City Hall, 400 N. Broadway, Siloam Springs, Arkansas, or can be accessed from our website: 
A resume and three professional references must be returned with a completed application no later than September 27, 2010.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted:  August 25, 2010 
Closing Date:  September 27, 2010  or Until Filled

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