Deputy Fire Chief (Sturbridge, MA)

The Sturbridge Fire Department is accepting applications and resumes for the position of Deputy Fire Chief.

Under the direction of the Fire Chief, the Deputy Fire Chief performs highly responsible work assisting the fire chief in leading and managing the delivery of Fire Suppression, Fire Prevention, Rescue, EMS, Hazardous Materials, Emergency and Disaster management services. Works under direction of the fire chief and may serve in the role of the fire chief in his/her absence. The deputy fire chief is the department’s second in command, who continuously seeks to improve the department’s efficiency and operational effectiveness in all customer service delivery while implementing strong financial policies and procedures. The deputy fire chief reports directly to and is accountable to the fire chief.

The deputy fire chief is a member of Department’s Senior Management team, exhibiting a strong, continuing commitment to the community of Sturbridge, MA and the Fire Department’s mission, philosophy, goals and objectives.

The Deputy Fire Chief will serve as the Department’s Fire Prevention Officer.

For a complete job description and town of Sturbridge Employment Application please visit the town of Sturbridge website at

Application Process

Send completed Town of Sturbridge Employment application along with a cover letter, resume, and personal narrative statement to Fire Chief John A. Grasso, Jr., 346 Main Street. Sturbridge, MA 01566

Applications accepted through May 28 at 4 p.m. 

Equal Opportunity Employer – The Town of Sturbridge is an EOE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected classes.