Fire Chief

Triple Canopy   •  

Radford, VA

8 - 10 years

Posted 183 days ago

This job is no longer available.


  • Plans, coordinates, supervise and evaluates Fire and EMS operations.
  • Advises on and establishes policies and procedures for Fire and EMS.
  • Plans and implements Fire and EMS programs for the Plant in order to better carry out policies and goals including those set forth in the various
  • Army Regulations, Ordinances, and the State Fire Code.
  • Reviews Departmental performance and effectiveness.
  • Reviews and recommends the implementation of new and innovative technology.
  • Supervises and coordinates the preparation, presentation, and spending of an Annual Budget for the Fire and EMS Department.
  • Plans for and reviews specifications for new or replacement equipment.
  • Responds to alarms, administers initial emergency (care or response and or service) when necessary and directs activities at the scene of emergencies as required.
  • Responsible for the inspection of buildings and other properties for fire hazards and enforces local fire prevention ordinances as well as the State Fire Code.
  • Train personnel in all aspects of the job.
  • Maintains Departmental discipline and the conduct and general behavior of assigned personnel.
  • Prepares and submits monthly reports to the Army regarding department activities and prepares a variety of other reports as appropriate.
  • Plans Departmental operations with respect to equipment, apparatus, and personnel and further supervises the implementation of such plans in accordance with established policies.
  • Assigns personnel and equipment to such duties and uses as the service requires.


  • Ten (10) years of experience in Fire or Emergency Medical Service work and five (5) years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Fire Officer II, Fire Inspector I, Fire Instructor I, and HAZMAT Incident Commander
  • Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in fire science, or a closely related field.
  • Or, any acceptable equivalent combination of Education and Experience.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills. Must be flexible/adaptable to constantly changing environment
  • Ability to make verbal and written presentations related to site procedures
  • Thorough knowledge of modern fire suppression and prevention and emergency medical services, principles, procedures, techniques and equipment.
  • Thorough knowledge of emergency medicine techniques and their application as demonstrated through EMT Certification.
  • Intermediate to advanced level keyboard and computer skills
  • Ability to coordinate multiple assignments, actions and direct others to locations and tasks
  • Ability to use sound judgment in stressful situations and capable of staying alert during period of inactivity