Fire Chief, Town of Plympton

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Fire Chief
Town of Plympton
The town of Plympton is seeking a qualified individual to serve as the town’s Fire Chief (full-time). The town is approximately 14.8 square miles in area, rural in character and conveniently located on the South Shore, with main thoroughfares such as Routes 58, 106 and 44 providing approaches to the town and easy access to the city of Boston, Cape Cod and beyond. The population is approximately 2,800. The Fire Chief will be responsible for managing a full-service Fire Department and Emergency Medical Service (ALS) comprised of two full-time Firefighter/Paramedics and approximately 20 paid on-call Firefighters. Salary range: $90,000 to $100,000 annually, plus benefits package, depending upon qualifications and experience. Qualifications: A minimum of 15 years of experience in an organized Fire Department that serves a population of at least 9,000 citizens, with at least five years of said experience in the Fire Officer capacity; EMT-Basic required (EMT-Paramedic preferred); AA Degree in fire science, business management or related field required, (BA degree preferred); or an equivalent combination of education and directly relevant experience will be considered. Valid Massachusetts Class D License required. Residency in town or within a 15-mile radius is required within 12 months from date of hire. The successful candidate shall consent to a CORI, SORI and examination of driving record. Submit letter of interest and resume via email: or by mail: Plympton Town House, Attn: Board of Selectmen, 5 Palmer Road, Plympton, MA 02367, on or before August 17. Email submissions preferred. No telephone calls, please. (posted 7/10 exp. 8/10)