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Bryan County

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The Bryan County Board of Commissioners is now accepting applications for a Full-Time Battalion Chief in the Department of Fire and Emergency Services.

The following duties are normal for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.   Other duties may be required and assigned.

Supervises the activities of Department personnel. 

Responds to emergency calls involving fires, emergency medical, hazardous materials, and vehicle accidents with apparatus; evaluates scene upon arrival; may direct traffic and control crowds. May act as officer-in-charge.  

Participates as a member of the management team, in the development, recommendation and coordination of department programs. 

Supervises the implementation of pre-fire planning, division inspections, building and in-service inspections, home inspections, and other programs; ensures uniformity of operations and adherence to departmental procedures. 

Coordinates and implements the training activities of assigned personnel. May supervise annual hose and apparatus tests; keeps a variety of activity records and prepares reports. 

Observes and follows all county fire codes, ordinances and fire laws and regulations of the state in order to protect life and property; complies with all rules, orders, and instructions issued by superior officer. 

Interacts in a professional and respectful manner with staff and the general public. 

Attends meetings, seminars, and training sessions as required to remain knowledgeable of departmental and county operations, to promote improved job performance, and to stay current with medical and rescue techniques. 

Completes and prepares a variety of forms, logs, requests, records, reports, correspondence, and various other documents associated with daily responsibilities of this position; maintains administrative records and files as required. 

Cooperate with federal, state and local law enforcement/investigating agencies and its officers or representatives when their activities or investigations are related to on-going investigations within city jurisdiction. 

Performs other related duties as required including the essential duties of subordinates.

High school diploma or GED required; Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred; IFSAC or NPQ Firefighter II (must become a Georgia Certified Firefighter within 90 days of appointment); IFSAC or NPQ Fire Officer II; IFSAC or NPQ Instructor I; NREMT or Georgia EMT-B or higher; NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800; Minimum of ten years of full-time experience in a career fire department; Minimum of five years of full-time experience as a company officer or above; Must maintain and posses a valid Driver's License.

Bryan County is an equal opportunity employer, and we endorse the Americans’ Disability Act. Bryan County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any employment practice, educational program, or any other program, activity or service.  

Bryan County is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-verify. Bryan County uses the program to verify employment eligibility of all new employees after the Employment Eligibility Verification Form (Form I-9) has been completed.  

E-Verify Number: 157957  

Authorization Date: March 3,2010  

E-Verify® is a registered trademark of U.S. Department of Homeland Security  

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