Mission Statement of the Bristol Fire Department
The Bristol Fire Department endeavors to provide professional fire protection, rescue and advanced emergency medical services to the town of Bristol. These services are delivered by a dedicated team of professional career, on-call and part time personnel committed to providing quality emergency service. The primary objective of the Bristol Fire Department is to maintain a constant state of readiness in order to meet our responsibilities and to respond to all hazards which may arise at anytime. It is the responsibility of the department to ensure the protection of life and property within the jurisdiction and to protect the health and safety of all department employees. We strive to provide these services in a coordinated approach and by utilizing the available resources to support the mission and achieve the stated goals.
The Town of Bristol, NH located on beautiful Newfound Lake, (17.1 square miles, 3,300 year round residents, 6,500+ in the summer) is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of a full-time Fire Chief to oversee the Fire/EMS department with a current budget of $932,000. Governed by a 5 member Board of Selectmen, the Fire Chief, who also serves as the Town’s Emergency Management Director, has a staff of 6 full-time FF/EMS and 30 call members. The Town is looking for a dedicated individual who has demonstrated abilities in managing all administrative and technical aspects of fire protection, emergency medical services and emergency management, a valid NH CDL license, a Bachelor’s degree (major fire science, fire engineering, public administration or a closely related field), ten years of fulltime experience in an organized fire department with three years in a supervisory capacity, NH Firefighter Level II Certificate (Level III preferred), fire suppression & prevention work, Hazardous Materials Awareness/Operational Level, NH Incident Command, Nationally Registered EMT-A (P preferred) OR any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledges, skills and abilities. Applicant must pass all pre-employment background checks and tests and must live within Bristol or a contiguous community. Interested candidates should send applications and resumes or any inquires to Human Resources, Town of Bristol, 230 Lake Street, Bristol, NH 03222 or email email@example.com. Position open until filled. The Town of Bristol is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (EEO/ADA)
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