Position Available - Fire Chief
Alpine Township is seeking an experienced individual with proven leadership and management skills to serve as full-time Fire Chief.
The Alpine Township Fire Department currently has 30 on-call firefighters, three fire stations, and responds to approximately 1,000 fire and medical calls annually. The Township is seeking a Fire Chief who operates in an open, approachable and collaborative manner. A successful candidate will not only demonstrate experience in Fire Operations and familiarity with the use of current data-driven and predictive fire and emergency management techniques, but also be able to mentor and coach others in their most effective uses to ensure that the Department is prepared at all times to respond to fires and other emergency operations. A strong candidate will have substantial municipal fire service experience, including at least four years of experience at the command level. An Associate’s degree in Public Administration, Fire Science, Emergency Management, or a closely related field of study is desirable. Michigan Fire Fighter I and FireFighter II certification is mandatory.
This position pays $50,000 annually plus benefits.
Interested candidates will attach their resume (along with references) to an e-mail and send it to
Alpine Township Supervisor Alex Arends at
firstname.lastname@example.org no later then April 6, 2012.
Alpine Township is an equal opportunity employer.
2255 Alpine Avenue, N.W., Comstock Park, Michigan 49321 – Phone: (616) 784-1890 – Fax: (616) 784-1234 –www.alpinetwp.org