Due to a recent retirement, the Miami Valley Fire District, located in southern Montgomery County, is accepting applications for the position of Battalion Chief. The Battalion Chief is a key management position and responsible for multiple roles within the organization, including operations and administration, depending on the assignment. The Miami Valley Fire District is a full service provider consisting of 65 career and two part-time personnel operating from five fire stations and responding to over 9,720 calls for service annually.
The Battalion Chief will be a member of the department’s senior leadership team and expected to provide enthusiastic, hands-on leadership to the department fostering a team environment while utilizing the abilities of each team member. This position requires a physically fit professional with outstanding communication and organizational skills.
Requirements include a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible full-time fire service experience in a multiple-station fire service organization with 3 years or more as a company officer and the following State of Ohio certifications: Firefighter II, paramedic, fire safety inspector, fire instructor, and a valid Ohio operator’s license. Other requirements include completion of Fire Officer I-II training, Hazardous Materials-Operations level training, the NIMS incident management series, and an associate degree in Fire Science or related field.
The salary range for this position is $82,654 to $108,616 and includes a comprehensive benefits package. Successful candidates will be subject to a background investigation, medical examination, and pre-employment drug screening.
To apply for this position, please complete the application form (click here) and submit along with a cover letter, resume, including experience in program and project management, and copies of relevant certifications.
Applications can be submitted to:
Ms. Anne Beauch
Ohio Fire Chiefs' Association
450 West Wilson Bridge Road, Suite 150
Worthington, Ohio 43085
Electronic submissions can be submitted to email@example.com and must be contained in one PDF document. Applicants should confirm electronic submissions by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for application submittal is February 3, 2022.
The Miami Valley Fire District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.