Town of Kittery, ME
York County
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The purpose of the position of Fire Chief is to provide and maintain a well-trained, equipped department, enabling the Department to protect the lives and property of the citizens of Kittery against fire and other emergency situations. This position reports to the Town Manager. Duties include, but are not limited to, responding to emergency calls; supervising all firefighters; planning and coordinating administrative and technical functions of fire prevention service (including motor vehicles and small watercraft); maintaining incident reports, workers' compensation records, maintenance logs and records, and insurance reports; providing for the upkeep of firefighting and rescue equipment; and performing additional tasks as assigned.
The purpose of the position of Assistant Chief is to provide and maintain a well-trained, equipped department, enabling the Department to protect the lives and property of the citizens of Kittery against fire and other emergency situations in the absence of the Chief. This position reports to the Fire Chief. Duties include, but are not limited to, responding to emergency calls; assist the Chief in supervising all firefighters; maintaining incident reports, workers' compensation records, maintenance logs and records, and insurance reports; and performing additional tasks as assigned by the Chief.
The purpose of the position of Deputy Chief is to assist in providing and maintaining a well-trained, equipped department, enabling the Department to protect the lives and property of the citizens of Kittery against fire and other emergency situations in the absence of the Chief. This position reports to the Fire Chief. Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting the Chief in directing and supervising all Department operations; responding to emergency calls; supervising all firefighters; maintaining incident reports, workers' compensation records, maintenance logs and records, and insurance reports; providing for the upkeep of firefighting and rescue equipment; and performing additional tasks as assigned by the Chief.
The purpose of the position of Captain is to provide on-site leadership to Fire Department personnel; to control emergency situations; and to protect the lives and property of the citizens of Kittery against fire and other emergency situations. This position reports to the Deputy Chief. Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting the Deputy Chief; responding to emergency calls; supervising firefighters; maintaining various reports; providing for the maintenance of equipment; and performing additional tasks as assigned.
The purpose of the position of Lieutenant is to provide leadership and overview to fire personnel during an emergency call; to control emergency situations; establish standards for the Fire Department; and perform additional tasks as assigned by the Captain. This position reports to the Captain.