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Reporting to the County Manager, the Fire Chief is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all programs, operations, and activities of the Fire Department.
Bachelor’s degree in Fire Science, Fire Administration, or closely related field; Master’s degree preferred; supplemented by vocational/technical training in firefighting and basic emergency medical care; supplemented by ten (10) years previous experience and/or training that includes management of a similar-sized Fire/EMS department, progressively responsible fire administration, fire company management, firefighting, fire truck/equipment operation, hazardous materials incident response, emergency medical services, fire investigation, budget administration, and management. Must be willing to obtain and maintain a valid Georgia Certified Fire Fighter certification.
Interested individuals are invited to apply for this exceptional career opportunity. To be considered for this position, please complete an application by visiting the Glynn County Employment Opportunities page at https://glynncountyga.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx. In addition, applicants must submit a compelling cover letter and résumé highlighting related background, education and experience.
Applications and résumés will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. This position is open until filled; however, candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for optimal consideration. The successful candidate will be subject to a check of references, education verification and post-offer of employment medical evaluation, substance screening and background investigation (criminal history and credit history).
Please direct all correspondence and questions to:
Orah L. Reed, Director of Human Resources
Glynn County Board of Commissioners
Human Resources Department
W. Harold Pate Courthouse Annex
1725 Reynolds Street, Suite 102
Brunswick, GA 31520