Search Reopened – July 2019

The Town of Groveland is seeking qualified applicants to be our first full-time Fire Chief. This full-time, 40 hour, exempt position is responsible for the planning, directing, and coordinating the activities and operations of the Town’s Call Fire Department to ensure the effective and efficient provision of emergency and non-emergency fire services, including fire suppression, prevention, inspection, and education, and emergency medical services, emergency management and planning, and related programs.

Bachelor’s degree in Fire Science, Fire Protection Engineering, Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field; a minimum of ten (10) years  progressive experience as a uniformed, member of a fire department providing Fire and Emergency Medical Services with a minimum of five (5) years experience at a supervisory or command rank; Experience working in a call department is preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Must have or be able to obtain MA Fire Chief Accreditation within six months of appointment, Firefighter 1 & 2 Certification, Incident Command training, valid Class D Motor Vehicle Driver’s License; Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification required.  Must reside within a thirty (30) minute response time to Groveland.

Salary range: $75,000 – $90,000/year DOQ; Benefit eligible. Position open until filled with preference granted to resumes received by August 2, 2019. Send letter of interest and resume to apply@grovelandma.com  For the full job description please visit our web-site at: www.grovelandma.com.   AA/EOE.