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Summit Fire & EMS is seeking applicants for the position of Division Chief to oversee the EMS Division. Those who can demonstrate they meet the qualifications below and are interested in the position are encouraged to apply through the summitfire.org website and confirm their submission with Matt Scheer, HR Manager via email at mscheer@summitfire.org. The deadline for submissions is 1500, Wednesday, January 4, 2023.

Reporting directly to the Deputy Chief of Operations, the EMS Division Chief provides leadership, operational integrity, financial viability, and development of the EMS Division of Summit Fire & EMS. This position is responsible for all functional aspects of service delivery by the EMS Division and indirectly supervises three EMS Coordinators and broadly supervises all EMS field personnel, daily operations, departmental logistics, training programs, continuous quality improvement programs and the delivery of high-quality patient care. The division chief acts in cooperation with other supervisory staff to provide direction, support, and performance evaluation for EMS Division personnel.  The division chief assists other Chief Officers with their duties as necessary. The division chief has indirect responsibility and authority for leadership, and development of EMS Coordinators and all EMS Division staff. The division chief assumes a primary role in the promotion of customer service, continuous quality improvement and public relations.

Essential duties of the EMS Division Chief are:

Develop short-term and long-term plans in conjunction with departmental managers; ensure they are consistent with overall department mission and objectives Establish Standard Operating Guidelines in conjunction with Deputy Chief - Operations and other chiefs and company officers, EMS Coordinates, and Medical Control Dispense advice, guidance, direction, and authorization to carry out major plans and procedures consistent with established policies and protocols in the best interest of the agency.


Salary range is $94,098 - $124,613, and the position is classified as FLSA Exempt. Full SFE benefits package including matching retirement contributions, medical/dental/vision package, employer funding toward HSA/HRA, life & disability benefits, paid time-off, tuition assistance for continuing education, and more.


Minimum Requirements:

Seven to 10 years of relevant training and/or experience in first responder field-level management Bachelor’s Degree in EMS Management, Public Administration, Business Administration or closely related field Colorado State Certified EMT Paramedic Current CPR/AED Certification IV Certification Valid State of Colorado Driver’s License or ability to obtain within 30 days