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Assistant Fire/EMS Chief

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Job Details
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Company Name
City of Cherryvale
Physical Address
Cherryvale, KS 67335
Job Description

The City of Cherryvale is accepting applications for Assistant Fire/EMS Chief. The Assistant Fire/EMS Chief is under supervision of the Chief; in command during absence of the Chief; supervises training program; maintains purchasing records; oversees other records such as fire reports and EMS reports; liaison officer with other emergency response organizations.
Candidates must show completion of a standard high school course, supplemented by completion of approved training in fire department administration and operation including certifications to the level of Firefighter 2, Fire Officer 1 and Fire Instructor 1. College degree in related field preferred, but not required. Extensive experience required in firefighting, fire-prevention work, and Emergency Medical Services. Experience should include three (3) years supervisory experience at the level of Fire/EMS Captain or higher; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Candidates must have current valid Kansas driver’s license and current Kansas Emergency Medical Service certification, preferably at the Paramedic level (EMT and AEMT applicants may be considered).

Successful candidates must be willing to meet residency requirements within six (6) months of employment, and complete a pre-employment medical examination, background check, and drug screen.

The City of Cherryvale offers excellent training opportunities with a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including health, vision, and dental insurance, as well as KPERS retirement and options for FSA and 457 Deferred Comp Plan.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 to $21.00 /hour

Applications will be accepted until filled. To apply, please visit and click on the link for Full-Time Assistant Fire/EMS Chief.

If you have any questions about the position or the application process, please contact Chief Jesse Reed at (620) 336-2121 or by email at

The City of Cherryvale is an equal opportunity employer.

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