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Deputy Fire Chief - Operations

Company: Village of Schaumburg
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:


VILLAGE OF SCHAUMBURG
Human Resources Department
101 Schaumburg Court, -Schaumburg, IL 60193

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The Village of Schaumburg is a thriving community of 78,732 residents located 12 miles west of O'Hare International Airport and approximately 26 miles northwest of Chicago. Not only is Schaumburg the twelfth-largest community in the State of Illinois, but it is also home to the second-largest concentration of retail, office, and commercial activity. -Notable village distinctions include being named one of the "Top Ten Best Places to Live" by Money Magazine; -being ranked No. 5 overall in WalletHub's "Best Illinois Cities for Jobs"; and receiving the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association for meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting for the seventh consecutive year.
The village employs approximately 600 employees in 12 departments, including police, fire, engineering and public works, communications, community development, cultural services, economic development, finance, general government, human resources, information technology, and transportation. Our employees work to serve the residents and strive to make Schaumburg the best community it can be. -
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NOW ACCEPTING -APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:
Deputy Fire Chief - Operations with an online application deadline of 06/12/2022.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. - Interviews will be conducted as applications are received. - This position will remain open until filled.
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STARTING SALARY RANGE: - $109,671.00 - $159,030.00. annually dependent on qualifications. The salary range for this position is $109,671.00 - $159,030.00.
Please attach as part of your application all necessary documents verifying that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
JOB SUMMARY:


This position is responsible for coordinating and preparing assigned annual operating budgets, oversee budgetary expenditures, monitor the compliancy of contractual obligations of bargaining group contracts, assist with grievance hearings, the disciplining of personnel, and contractual negotiations, assignment of department personnel, coordination of Training and EMS divisions, implementation of incident command system at all necessary emergency incidents, over-all supervision of incident scene safety, the effective and efficient mitigation of the emergency situation until relieved by the Fire Chief. -
To succeed in this role, applicants will need to effectively and clearly communicate to a full range of people, inside and outside the organization, be capable of managing and prioritizing multiple projects with thoroughness and accuracy and be able to work cooperatively and effectively with others. -We are looking to add a team member that can demonstrate strong leadership skills and overcome challenges and defuse conflict.
JOB DUTIES:
1. - - -Manages multi-company emergency incidents by ensuring adequate manpower and equipment are present, directs, assigns, and coordinates essential emergency tasks, ensures personnel accountability and scene safety to effectively mitigate the emergency situation. It is the Deputy Chief's responsibility to confirm that the Incident Command System (NIMS) is being implemented, ensures sufficient support personnel are available during large emergency incidents. -The Deputy Chief can assist or will assume incident command responsibilities as well as responsibilities outlined in the Schaumburg Operational Guidelines until relieved by the Fire Chief.
2. - - -Coordinates and establishes standards for personnel assignment, training, firefighting equipment, policies and procedures. -
3. - - -Administers to personnel issues related to complaints, absences, injuries, and workman compensation cases in conjunction with the Human Resource Department, and disciplinary matters. -
4. - - -Administers to department budgetary concerns and expenditures. -
5. - - -Monitors the compliancy of contractual obligations of bargaining group contracts, assists with grievance hearings.
6. - - -Promote and maintain good customer service practices with the community, other Village agencies, represents the fire department with inter-departmental groups and projects.
7. - - -Assists with career development opportunities, and prepares annual performance evaluations for sub-ordinate officers.
8. - - -Assists in the department's Accreditation Program.
9. - - -Serves as liaison to the MABAS Division 1. -
10. - - -Performs other duties as assigned.
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QUALIFICATIONS:
1. - - -Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. -
2. - - -Master's Degree preferred. If candidate does not possess a Master's Degree at time of hire, they must obtain it within five years of employment/promotion.
3. - - -National Incident Management System (NIMS) Incident Command IS100, IS200, IS300, IS400, IS700, IS701, IS703, IS704, IS800 certifications to include any future NIMS requirements. - - -
4. - - -A minimum of three years of managerial experience coordinating a range of activities undertaken by others that involve directing, monitoring, and evaluating performance of staff within a fire department or other emergency service agency.
5. - - -A minimum of three years of experience in incident command in accordance with Federal, State, and local guidelines.
6. - - -Fire Officer I and II Certifications or equivalents in accordance with the requirement of the State Fire Marshall's office.
7. - - -Possession of a valid driver's license.
8. - - -Proficiency with current computer software systems, including email, calendar programs, job specific software, and customer service systems preferred or within six months from date of employment.
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WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. - - -This position works in a typical office setting.
2. - - -Must have the ability to plan, direct and coordinate emergency activities under extremely stressful situations for prolong periods of time.
3. - - -Must communicate effectively both orally and in writing as well as follow verbal and written instructions.
4. - - -Must have the ability to perform strenuous physical activities to include standing, stooping, bending, crawling and lifting 20 pounds or more during emergency conditions for prolong periods of time.
5. - - -Subject to high levels of noise for extended periods.
6. - - -Subject to temperature extremes for prolonged periods.
7. - - -Exposure to fumes or disagreeable odors.
8. - - -Exposure to inclement weather conditions.
9. - - -Operation of special tools and equipment.
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BENEFITS:
The Village of Schaumburg has a competitive benefit package which includes: flexible benefit Section 125 plan including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, a retirement plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, tuition reimbursement, and more.
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SELECTION PROCESS:
Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications. - Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen.
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THE VILLAGE OF SCHAUMBURG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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