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Deputy Fire Chief-Officer in Charge (DC-OIC)


The Town of North Hampton seeks a Deputy Chief-Officer in Charge (DC-OIC)~for its Fire Department. The DC-OIC reports directly to the Directly of Public Safety (DPS)~and is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the department. The DC-OIC also assists the DPS in planning, organizing and administering the emergency management services for the Town, and proposes and updates department goals, objectives, regulations and procedures based on the needs of the Town.
Duties include the control and direction of any fire, service call or other emergency and the authorities granted to an officer in charge under RSA 154:7, II. The DC-OIC is also responsible for developing department procedures and policies for the fire department and ensuring that fire operations are continuously improved based on approved budgets and the needs of the community. Duties also include inspection services in conjunction with the Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer, ensuring proper discipline within the department, and ensuring cooperation with other departments consistent with Unified Command during emergencies. The DC-OIC serves as the deputy emergency management director and is responsible for All Hazards planning and Radiological Emergency Planning for the Seabrook Station. The DC-OIC also serves as the Health Officer for the Town, and is a member of the executive committee of the Town and assists in providing over-all management of Town affairs.
Individuals interested in applying for the position of DC-OIC should submit a cover letter and resume to Brian Page, the Director of Public Safety for North Hampton on or before October 15, 2014 Electronic submissions are encouraged. Materials may be submitted by email at: bpage@northhampton-nh.gov~or by U.S. Mail, at: 233 Atlantic Avenue, North Hampton, NH 03862. A copy of the role description is available upon request to the Director of Public Safety. The salary range for this position is $58,358 - $75,866.