The Town of Apex is seeking a full time Fire Chief. Apex is a growing town in Wake County, a suburb of Raleigh. Fire Chief is to manage a department of 15 full time employees and oversee dept. operations related to fire suppression, prevention and inspection. Duties include preparing and managing annual dept. budget,long range planning for facilities, staff and equipment,training of personnel to assure effective firefighting operations,responding to major calls as IC,working collaboratively with community leaders and FD volunteers,preparing reports,and advising the Town Manager and elected officials on issues related to the fire service.Prefer education & experience equivalent to bachelor's degree in fire science, public anmin.,or related field supplemented by advanced courses in fire admin, and considerable supervisory experience.Requires firefighter,first responder and hazmat cert. with fire inspection cert. a plus. Salary Range= $49,587-$75,088. Town of Apex employment application required. For applications call HR @ (919) 249-3420 or see testing required.EOE. CLoses March 15, 2002.