Belmont MA - Fire ChiefPosted Sep 14, 2020
The Town of Belmont, Ma (approx. pop. 26,123) is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Fire Chief. The Town of Belmont is a suburban community located in heart of the Greater Boston Metropolitan Area. Known to longtime residents as “The Town of Homes”, Belmont is a primarily residential community located in close proximity to the region’s economic centers. A part of Middlesex County, Belmont is situated on Cambridge’s western border and is just 8 miles from Downtown Boston.
The Belmont Fire Department is a full-service fire/rescue and EMS department made up of a staff of 56 sworn personnel including an Assistant Fire Chief, five (5) Captains, thirteen (13) Lieutenants, thirty-six (36) Fire Fighters and one (1) administrative staff member. With the exception of the Fire Chief and Assistant Fire Chief, and the administrative staff member, all sworn Fire personnel are represented through collective bargaining units.
The Department operates from two fully staffed stations. The department provides EMS services at the paramedic level. There are a total of approximately 4,800 fire and EMS calls per year. The current annual operating budget of the Fire Department is $5,900,000.