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The Town of Granby seeks candidates for full-time Fire Chief. Appointed by the Selectboard and under the administrative oversight of the Town Administrator, the Fire Chief plans, directs and coordinates the activities of the fire department (five full-time and thirty-four call/part time members), including fire prevention and suppression, ALS emergency medical services and hazardous material mitigation and response. Minimum education required is a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Sciences or related field and more than ten years progressive experience in a fire department that provides Fire and EMS services, or equivalent combination of education and experience. A minimum of five years experience at a supervisory level required. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Fire Commission Fire Chief accreditation highly desirable. Preferred candidate will have a history of demonstrated leadership and ability to develop a positive labor-management climate. Preferred candidate will have experience with municipal-based fire and EMS services. Valid driver’s license, 24 Haz-Mat, EMT-Basic training, Firefighter I/II or equivalent, Fire Prevention Officer certification required. Position requires ICS 100,200,300,400 within one year of appointment. Salary to be negotiated but expected to be $95,000 +/-. Submit cover letter, resume and relevant certification(s) by noon Friday October 1, 2021 to Fire Chief Search C/O Selectboard office, 10-B w State St, Granby MA 01033.