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    The Fire Chief provides coordination, leadership, and supervision of fire prevention and protection activities, emergency preparedness activities, assists the facility Safety staff with safety services, provides fire prevention and protection services for VA Black Hills Health Care System Fire Department which provides fire prevention, fire suppression, and protection services for the Black Hills Health Care System that is comprised of two Hospital Campuses geographically located 90 miles apart

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    The Fire Chief is responsible for developing and implementing department operating instruction, for all aspects of inspection, suppression, training, emergency medical, administrative function and safety in the department.The Fire Chief receives formal grievances and develops training plans, prepares formal personnel actions should corrective action be needed, establishes the daily and yearly work schedule, formulates and submits department budget, based on work trend and staffing requirements submits justification for adjusting staffing levels, budget.The Fire Chief may reorganize work to increase effectiveness, create better productivity and enhance job satisfaction. The Fire Chief establishes department staffing need by selecting new staffing from job announcements and or promoting staff from within the department.The Fire Chief maintains Fire Department that mat encompass Schedule 56, 60 or 72 hour work weeks, approve leave, awards, promotions and may take disciplinary action as necessary.The Fire Department operates from two remotely located stations these are 90 miles apart and the Fire Chief must maintain program conformity at both sites. Fort Meade operates one 1250 pumper, one 77 foot aerial, one Brush/EMS, two hazmat trailers for decontamination. Hot Springs operates, two 1250 GPM pumpers, one Brush/Ems truck and one hazmat Decontamination trailer.

    Work Schedule: May be varied to reflect 56 hours per week 112 hours per Pay Period.
    Compressed/Flexible: Not Available
    Telework: Not Available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description/PD#: Fire Chief~/ 20230-0
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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