Fire Fighters Association of Missouri

Job Opening: Assistant Chief – Training And Education

Western Taney County Fire Department
Salary: $44,000/yr depending on qualifications
Closing Date: Open until filled

The Western Taney County Fire District is recruiting for the position of Assistant Chief of Training and Education.

The ideal candidate should have a passion for educating firefighters, enhances learning by utilizing modern teaching styles, and embracing new technologies.

The Western Taney County Fire District protects 27,000 permanent residents and over six million visitors to our district annually. Our area boasts excellent schools and numerous recreation opportunities in our area. The fire district covers 210 square miles encompassing the western one third of Taney County. We protect this area with 12 fire stations, and our firefighters respond to over 2100 emergency calls for fire and rescue services with growing annual demand. Our organization responds to unique challenges including being the fourth fastest growing county in Missouri, numerous unique tourist attractions, three large lakes, two airports and natural hazard threats such as tornados, flooding and severe winter storms. The Fire District operates one of Missouri’s Homeland Security Regional Response Teams, the only dive rescue team in the region, and one of three type 1 structural rescue teams in Southwest Missouri.

This position requires a thorough understanding of modern adult education, fire and EMS training program design and delivery, and the recruitment of additional volunteer firefighters. This position also serves as a valuable member of the management team for the District.

For specific position requirements, please contact the Fire District. Only persons committed to working in a system that respects the service of volunteer personnel and embraces its personal and educational growth should apply. Please submit a resume with three work-related references to: Western Taney County Fire District, Attn: Chief Berndt, 221 Jefferson Road, Branson, MO 65616. Also, visit our website: EOE