Town of Georgetown, Mass.

Fire Chief – Full-time

The Town of Georgetown, MA is accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of Fire Chief. The starting salary is $106,000/DOQ. The Georgetown Fire Department is a full-time department (Chief plus four full-time member), augmented by a 30 person On-Call force with per diem shifts during nights and weekends.

Georgetown is located in central Essex County, approximately 25 miles north of Boston, Ma. The Georgetown Fire Department provides fire, EMS, and BLS Ambulance service to a community with a population of approximately 8,700. The department’s operating budget for FY 2022 is $996,145 (combined fire and ambulance).

Candidates must have at least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in a management position (Captain or above), and have an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science or equivalent. Time in these positions should be no less than three years since last held. Other minimum qualifications include: EMT certification at State or National level; three years’ experience in a Fire Department based Ambulance Service; member in good standing for 15 years on a call or combination Department; experience working with municipal budget development; additional certifications include Firefighter l/ll, Fire Officer l, Fire Instructor l.

Qualified persons should submit a resume, and letter of interest to: Maureen Shultz, Closing date for applications is until position is filled. EOE.