Fire Chief – Lake City

Career Area: Disaster & Emergency Services
City: Independence
State: Missouri
Country: United States
Job Description

Constellis was established in 2010 by a group of operators and investors who sought to combine best-in-class brands, assets and people within the complex risk management industry. Today, the leading provider of risk management and operational support services worldwide, Constellis combines the legacy capabilities and experience of ACADEMI, AMK9, Triple Canopy, Olive Group, OMNIPLEX, Centerra, Edinburgh International, Strategic Social and all of their affiliates. From life support, procurement, operations and maintenance to high-threat protection, training, C4I systems integration and crisis response, Constellis helps its clients achieve and sustain success, no matter where they are in the world. Constellis operates in approximately 40 countries with regional offices in Africa, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. Constellis is headquartered just outside of Washington, D.C. in Reston, VA.




Fire Chief



  • Direct and evaluate the daily operations for the Department to ensure compliance with all requirements while maintaining a high level of performance.
  • Formulate local department business and administrative policy and procedures to project and recommend budget expenditures for the Company.
  • Execute the performance evaluation process on direct reports and ensure the process flows down to all employees from their supervisors.
  • Monitor deviations from approved budget and initiate corrective actions in order to control costs.
  • To interact and coordinate with the Program Manager, Client, US Army Staff, Captains, and nearby department leaders the statuses of present programs and react to new developments within the areas of operation.
  • To assume responsibility for all purchases, approve invoices for payment and approve and monitor all travel and expenses of all personnel in accordance with multiple Company’s policies.
  • Coordinate development of personnel recruitment and promotional programs. Create and execute the overall training and certification programs.
  • Create and execute fire prevention plans, including developing and delivering public education presentations tailored to specific industries and targeted audiences.
  • To attend meetings, conferences and seminars as approved by the Program Manager, including the IAFC’s Fire Rescue International Conference.
  • To oversee the activities of the Department to assure compliance with federal and state agency requirements.
  • To maintain communication with the Program Manager in identifying significant problems and developments to facilitate management decision making.
  • To create and present complex reports, presentations, and other documents for US Government staff and various executives of multiple companies.
  • To perform such additional administrative duties on behalf of the Department that may be assigned by the Program Manager.



  • US Citizen
  • GED or High School Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Administration, Business Administration or a related field OR 7-10 Years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with recruiting/selection, training, financial aspects of running a fire department
  • Valid drivers’ license and driving history acceptable to the customer for the duration of employment
  • Ability to pass pre-employment and annual Firefighter/DOT physical, Drug Screen, and Physical Ability Test (PAT)
  • IFSAC or NPQS Firefighter II, Fire Officer II, Fire Inspector I, Fire Instructor I
  • IFSAC or NPQS Haz Mat Operations or ability to obtain with six (6) months of appointment
  • The following certifications are not required but preferred: Fire Officer IV, Fire Instructor II, Fire Inspector II, HazMat Tech and Incident Command




  • Ability to work during inclement weather.
  • Must be available to travel if needed.


  • May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday.



With operations across every major continent and an annual revenue of $1.7 billion dollars, Constellis provides a wide array of opportunities for individuals looking to build successful careers in a fast-paced, growing industry. Legal, moral and ethical business practices remain at the cornerstone of our culture and Constellis continues to be recognized for our emphasis on quality and compliance. This strong track-record of performance is supported by our deep relationships across key government agencies and blue chip commercial customers. With more than 21,000 personnel worldwide, the majority of whom are military or law enforcement veterans, we leverage our employees’ ambition and passion for creating a safer world. Our extensive operational expertise is augmented by our intimate knowledge of economies, communities and cultures. As a result, we share a willingness to support complex operations in some of the world’s most demanding places.