The Town of Blandford is seeking candidates to fill a part-time Fire Chief position responsible for overseeing the operation of the all-volunteer department, pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 48, Section 42. Candidates must have three to five years’ experience, with minimum of two years in supervisory position, in fire/EMS service. The compensation for this 19.5-hour-a-week position is $23.00-25.00 an hour. The Town of Blandford is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Applications may be submitted electronically or mailed/dropped off at the Blandford Town Hall. Please send resume with a cover letter and three (3) professional references – addressing the job requirements to the Town Administrator at [email protected]. Or to this mailing address: Town Hall, 1 Russell Stage Road, Blandford, MA 01008.

Submitted applications are to be sent to the attention of the Town Administrator. Closing date for all applications has been extended to Tuesday, January 24 at 12:00 PM (noon) – position will remain open until filled.

If necessary, a Screening Subcommittee including the current Fire Chief, the Police Chief and a representative of the association will review applications as they are submitted, coordinate initial interviews, and recommend candidates to the Select Board. The Select Board will undertake final interviews and will be the hiring authority. Should you have any questions regarding this opportunity, please contact: Christopher Dunne, Town Administrator, at (413) 848-4279 x502 or [email protected].

originally posted on 12/21/2022