Job Announcement: Operations Director – Recruiter
The Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department (BVFD) is currently accepting resumes for a new contractual, full-time, non-permanent, grant-funded managerial position.
The BVFD manages volunteers and apparatus, as part of the combined Montgomery County Fire Rescue Service. As the BVFD works to regrow its cadre of operational officers, a 1–3 year position is being created to provide daily managerial support.
The “Operations Director – Recruiter” (OD/R) will help recruit, coordinate, develop and retain volunteer Firefighters and Officers to advance the mission of the BVFD. The OD/R will be directly responsible for supporting and developing the recruitment and training of personnel and overseeing their orientation and scheduling. The OD/R will work with the volunteer Fire Chief and President on issues of policy and planning, and be accountable to the Board of Directors.
To be considered, qualified applicants must possess excellent organizational skills and mastery of computer software and office equipment to support documentation, tracking, and written reports. In addition, applicants must have excellent communication and motivational skills, exhibiting the ability to lead/facilitate group discussions and to develop consensus.
Interested parties may request the full job description with qualifications from the Hiring Committee at HiringCommittee@BVFD.com. Direct any questions via e-mail, as no mechanism is currently available for phone inquiries.
This will be a full-time, benefits eligible position (40 hours weekly) to include off-site recruiting, monthly evening meetings (Board of Directors, Membership, etc.) with the expectation of working at least one evening per week. A competitive professional salary will be provided, commensurate with experience.
Current and previous BVFD members are ineligible for consideration. If the selected applicant holds IECS status from another Montgomery County LFRD, he/she will not be permitted to respond to calls while working for the BVFD.
Closing Date: November 21, 2016. This is an immediate opportunity and the selected applicant would ideally start in December.