We are currently accepting applications for the full-time position of:
Assistant Fire Chief
Salary Range: $69,484 - $86,274
*Note this figure demonstrates the maximum of the salary range.
Candidate’s education, experience and issue of internal equity will be considered.
The REQUIRED Town of Lexington application must be received in the Town’s
Human Resource Department
by Friday, February 19, 2010
Performs a variety of command responsibilities including administrative, operational, educational, fire
prevention related and investigative duties.
Works under the general guidance and direction of the Fire Chief.
Assists in supervising all department staff directly and indirectly through captains and lieutenants.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Acts on behalf of the Fire Chief when the Chief is absent or is serving as the Emergency Manager during
an Emergency Operations Center incident.
Advances the direction of the department based on policies and procedures developed in conjunction with
the Fire Chief.
Provides direction and assistance at fires and other emergencies. Responds after hours to fires and other
emergencies in Lexington and serves as chief officer of apparatus responding to surrounding mutual aid
Assists the Fire Chief in developing budget. In combination with the Fire Chief administers departmental
budget and policies on operations and personnel.
Develops policy and administers Fire Prevention program.
Responsible for compliance and enforcement of Massachusetts General Law Chapter 148, Fire Prevention
and 527 CMR: Board of Fire Prevention Regulations (State Fire Code).
Responsible for issuing permits, and inspection of the same for compliance, as required under the general
law and fire code.
Review architectural plans received from the Building Commissioner for new construction and alterations
of buildings for compliance