Fire Chief

Town of Cohasset

Location: Cohasset, MA

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Fire Chief

Town of Cohasset

Cohasset, MA (8,300 pop.), seeks an experienced, proactive, and dynamic Fire/EMS service professional with a proven record of leadership to serve as Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director. The next Fire Chief must be able to confer and collaborate with citizens, Cohasset officials, and neighboring town/regional officials on issues and the development of innovative solutions relating to fire and emergency-response issues. Cohasset is a beautiful coastal community with a rich history. Cohasset has a five-member Select Board-Town Manager form of government with open Town Meeting. Cohasset has an AAA rating and an FY22 budget of approximately $50.46 million. The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in fire science, fire administration or management and a minimum of 10 years of experience in the fire service with at least three years at the rank of Captain or above. The Fire Chief is supervised by the Town Manager.

Annual salary: $140K-$160K, DOQ. The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package, including health and retirement plans. Final candidate must pass all pre-employment screening and background checks. EOE.

For additional information related to the position, the Town and the application process, visit or contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at

Application materials must be received by 3 p.m. EST, December 20, 2021. Submit résumé and cover letter, via email in a single PDF, subject: Cohasset Fire Chief, to:

Cohasset Fire Chief Position Announcement

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