The City of Southport has an opening in the Fire Department.

The BATALLION CHIEF OF OPERATIONS is a full-time permanent position in the Fire Department.

The immediate supervisor for this position is the Fire Chief. The person in this position is supervised daily regarding briefings and task assignments. The person in this position works autonomously, conferring daily with his/her immediate supervisor. The person in this position works regular hours during the week, also working two to three times a month attending various training/business meetings of the department held in the evenings. There is no shift work associated with this position.

The employee will perform duties for the Southport Fire Department as related with directing a variety of departmental activities to include fire suppression, fire prevention and education programming, and emergency medical response to protecting the lives and property of the citizens from fire damage and injury. The Battalion Chief of operations focuses on the emergency medical services planning, organizing and service while also assisting with fire related matters.

The person in this position must have a valid North Carolina driver’s license, NC Fire Fighter 1 & 2 certification, EMT-Basic is preferred, may obtain within 1 year of hire, Fire Officer I required, Fire Officer II preferred, Emergency Vehicle Driver Certification required, must obtain and maintain yearly CPR certifications.

Annual salary is 56,603.00 plus full benefits with retirement and health insurance.

Applications are available at 1029 North Howe Street or Applications may be submitted to Chief Charles A. Drew [email protected] .

Closing date to receive applications Tuesday, August 25, 2020 2:00pm.