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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Louisburg Fire Chief

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The City of Louisburg, Kan., is searching for a Fire Chief to serve the city and portions of the surrounding rural fire district. This position will oversee all fire-related aspects of the volunteer fire crew including fire prevention and suppression activities, to prevent or minimize the loss of life and property by fire. This employee should possess the ability to remain poised and make critical decisions under extremely difficult and hazardous circumstances. This employee should also possess strong mechanical aptitude, excellent communication, supervisory, organizational, and public relations skills.

The position requires one to three years of similar or related experience, a high school diploma or GED is required. A technical degree or some college credit in a related field is preferred.

This position will report to the City Administrator.

The City offers a competitive compensation package including paid employee health, vision and dental insurance, paid leave, and Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS) through 2018. Starting in 2020 the position will be a member of the Kansas Police and Firemen’s Retirement System (KP&F). Salary commensurate with experience, ranging from $53,070.79 to $70,823.17. Drug/Alcohol screening required. Applications are available at City Hall 215 S Broadway, Louisburg, KS 66053. Or email jcarder@louisburgkansas.gov to receive an electronic application. Please put “Fire Chief” in the subject line. All applications must be submitted on or before February 15, 2019. For information, contact City Administrator Nathan Law at nlaw@louisburgkansas.gov. The City of Louisburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

A detailed job description is available.

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