Littleton NH - Fire ChiefPosted Jul 14, 2020
The Town of Littleton, New Hampshire (population 6,000) is conducting a search for the position of Fire Rescue Chief. Specifically, the Town is seeking a fire/EMS service professional with top-notch administrative skills and a sense of humor will thrive in this vibrant community. This creative and resourceful chief fire officer will have a successful approach to leading fire rescue services and operating high-quality programs that meet the broad needs, demands and lifestyles of a diverse and dynamic community. The Chief will join a newly energized leadership committed to providing excellent services to the entire Littleton community.
Littleton is a White Mountains Region destination known for adventurous outdoor recreation; for its biking, hikes, boating, fishing, waterfalls, scenic vistas and many year-round downhill sports options. The Town of Littleton enjoys extensive development and growth including a rapidly expanding commercial and industrial base.
The Department covers an area of 54.1 square miles from a centrally located fire facility. The Department is an ISO Class 5/9 full-service fire rescue organization that has a total of 12 full-time personnel and 12 on-call personnel. The Fire Chief serves as the Town’s Emergency Management Director. There are a total of approximately 350 fire and 800 transport EMS calls per year. The current annual operating budget of the Fire Rescue Department is approximately $1.6 million.