Employment Opportunity – Superintendent of Motor Apparatus - West Haven Fire Department
WEST HAVEN FIRE DEPT.-SUPERINTENDENT OF MOTOR APPARATUS
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: General supervision and management of all apparatus and vehicles of Department. Prepares requisition for supplies, parts and so forth. Account of the labor and materials expended on each piece of work done under his direction. Maintenance and repairs to Department-owned fire hydrants. Understand and repair centrifugal fire pumps to include service-testing of pumps.
Responsible for the proper maintenance and operating condition of apparatus, motor cars and trucks, tools and all other mechanical equipment and for the maintenance and operation of the Department Machine Shop and all its facilities.
Responsible for all building maintenance in building owned by the Department.
QUALIFICATIONS: Perform extensive mechanical repairs on fire apparatus, Department vehicles and assorted gasoline and diesel-powered equipment. Prepare comprehensive reports and maintain accurate records. Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Must have at least four (4) years certified experience in working with diesel engines, to include all component parts; brakes, axles, electrical, air systems, transmissions, rear ends, etc. Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) preferred.
SALARY & BENEFITS: Commensurate with experience
Submit resume including contact information to Chief James O’Brien; West Haven Fire Department; 366 Elm St. West Haven, CT 06516 no later than Monday January 14, 2013.