Fire Chief Opening

Responsible for the development, coordination, direction, planning and administration of the daily operation of all functions of fire and emergency medical services for the city.  Staff:  9 full-time employees, 7 volunteers.

Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science, Fire Protection Engineering, business administration or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Graduation from the National Fire Academy Executive Officer program preferred.

Must possess NFPA 1001 (Firefighter I) certification or equivalent.

Must possess CPR certification and Emergency Medical Technician certification.

Must have certified hazmat operational training within 6 months of hire.

Must have at least seven (7) years of increasingly responsible command and supervisory experience in an organized fire department with at least five (5) years’ experience in all phases of a comprehensive fire, rescue and emergency medical services program, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Must maintain all certifications as required.

Must be bondable.

A complete job description can be found at  Salary based on qualifications and experience.  Estimated hire date:  10/1/21. 

Submit resume with cover letter by 8/20/21 to City of South Sioux City, ATTN:  Human Resources, 1615 1st Avenue, South Sioux City, NE  68776 or email to  EOE 

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