• Deputy Director of Fire Services - Van Buren Twp.
    Posted On: Jan 18, 2017

    Position Title: Deputy Director of Public Safety-Fire Services
    Department: Public Safety
    Classification: Regular, Full-time
    FLSA Status: Exempt Minimum Exp. /Rank: 5-10 Years Supervisory/Battalion Chief or Chief Officer
    Minimum Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate Certifications: Firefighter I & II, EMT, Fire Officer I, II & III
    Opening Date: January 17, 2016 Closing Date: February 7, 2017
    Wages and Benefits: $70,000- $75,000 salary range annually DOQ
    Benefit Package includes Life, Health, Disability, Dental and Vision Insurance.
    A Defined Contribution Plan with a 10% Township Contribution.

    Van Buren Fire Department
    Van Buren Charter Township is located in Western Wayne County Michigan. This community is with in the southwestern most part of Wayne County bordering Canton Township, to the north, Romulus to the east, Sumpter Township to the south and Washtenaw County to the west. The fire department currently staffs 1 full time Deputy Director, 1 full time Fire Marshall, 1 part-time Fire Inspector and 50 paid-on-call Firefighters. We have two fire stations that are staffed 24/7 with duty crew personnel, comprised of our paid-on-call members, who are highly trained and committed to providing fast and effective response and care to a population of almost 29,000 citizens plus visitors. With two major freeways, an airport, a 1270 acre inland lake and a multitude of business and residential dwellings Van Buren Township demands a department of highly qualified and trained fire personnel. Our Fire Department is committed to providing the highest quality fire prevention, fire suppression, specialty rescue, and emergency medical services to the residents, guests, and visitors of Van Buren Township. Our motto of “Committed to Excellence” exemplifies that.

    General Duty Statement:
    The Van Buren Township Public Safety Department is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, progressive, thinking, experienced leader with paid-on-call firefighters for the Fire Department. Our ideal candidate for the Deputy Director of Public Safety-Fire Services, will lead the Fire Department and be a community role model. Firefighter retention and recruitment, fire prevention, fire inspections and plan reviews are priority functions for the community. This is a full time exempt position.
    To Be Considered: Please go to http://vanburen-mi.org/about-the-community/help-wanted/ for full job description and application process. The Charter Township of Van Buren is an equal opportunity employer.

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