Valley Park Fire District

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Fire Chief Position Announcement

Applications for the position of Fire Chief will be accepted September 26, 2017 until November 6, 2017.  Resumes will be accepted between the hours of 9am and 4pm at the Law Office of Spector, Wolfe, McLaughlin & O’Mara, LLC, located at 710 South Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood, MO 63122.

Salary will be based on qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications
Missouri Firefighter I & II


Job Responsibilities:
1)  ​Direct and manage the overall administration and operation of the District.
2)  ​Overall management of the fixed assets of the District, including buildings, 
​equipment and apparatus.
3)  ​Maintain positive community relations and provide a safe environment for the community through fire prevention, code enforcement, education, suppression, investigation, rescue, EMS and mitigation of hazardous materials incidents.
4)  ​Represent District at various functions and in various organizations.
5)  ​Responsible for management of all employees (staff, firefighters, reserve). Final input to disciplinary action, terminations, promotions, hiring etc. Counsel employees as needed.
6)  ​Educate and inform the public through community relations and speaking 
​engagements.
7)  ​Respond to emergency situations and function within the Incident Command System.
8)  ​Develop policies and standard operating procedures for emergency and routine situations.
9) ​ Attend and conduct training as necessary to enhance the professional development of all members of the District.
10)  ​At times may be exposed to various elements of nature and hostile environments, either manmade or natural.
11)  ​Maintain a working knowledge of the District’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
12)  ​Responsible for all equipment issued to them by the District.
13)  ​Responsible to always present a professional appearance and attitude when representing the District.
14)  ​Other duties as assigned.

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Welcome to the Valley Park Fire District Website. We hope you find this resource to be educational, entertaining, and informational. Should you have any questions, comments, or suggestions about the website, feel free to email the fire chief,  rwilken@vpfire.org