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Assistant Chief Fire Officer

ASSISTANT CHIEF FIRE OFFICER
Each candidate must, on the latest date for receipt of completed application forms for the office-

(a) Hold, in the National Framework of Qualifications:

(i) a degree at Level 8 in engineering, architecture, or other building construction related discipline, or
(ii) a professional qualification equivalent to one of the foregoing awarded by the
relevant professional body, or
(iii) a degree at Level 8 in a science or technology related discipline including,
physics, chemistry, environmental or computer science, information
communications technology: or a fire related discipline including fire safety,
emergency management or emergency services, or
(iv) a degree at Level 8 together with a Level 9 qualification in a fire related discipline
including fire safety, emergency management or emergency services.

(b) Have a satisfactory knowledge of one or more of the following:

- principles and practices of fire safety
- fire service operations
- major emergency management
- technological and industrial processes
- telecommunications and information technology

(c) Have at least five years satisfactory relevant experience, including adequate experience in at least one of the areas specified at (b) above.

(d) Have a high standard of training in one or more of the areas specified in (b) above and, in the case of a new entrant to the fire service, successfully complete basic fire-fighter training and Breathing Apparatus Wearers Course before the expiry of the probationary period.

(e) Be competent to perform efficiently the duties of the office and possess the appropriate qualities.

(f) Meet the provisions of “Medical Standards for Recruit Retained Fire-Fighters” published by the Local Government Management Agency.

Salary €48,691 - €67,684
Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is:
Thursday 25th April 2019 @ 4.00 p.m.
Application forms and further details of the above posts are available on our website at www.galway.ie, or may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Department, Galway County Council, Prospect Hill, Galway – Tel; 091 509303, e-mail hr@galwaycoco.ie.

B. Dooley, Senior Executive Officer, Human Resources Department.
GALWAY COUNTY COUNCIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

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Contact Details

Galway County Council
Aras an Chontae
Prospect Hill
Galway

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