The City of Birmingham, Alabama, is a municipal corporation under the laws of the State of Alabama. Birmingham is the largest city in the state with a population currently estimated at 212,237, and a metro population of 1,136,650.
Nestled at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains at the cross-section of two major railroads, the city was once the primary industrial center of the southern United States. At the height of the nation’s manufacturing age, the city grew so fast in population, it was called the “Magic City.” Today, Birmingham has transformed itself into a medical research, banking and service-based economy, making it one of the nation’s most livable cities with a vibrant downtown, a burgeoning loft community, a world-class culinary scene and more green space per capita than any other city in the nation!
Birmingham also boasts 99 historic neighborhoods and is often referred to as the cradle of the American Civil Rights Movement. The average (high) temperature in the city is 65°; the average low is 51°. The city is centrally located in the southeast and easily accessible to major hubs in the region
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City of Birmingham
The Fire Chief is responsible for developing and implementing the strategic direction for the Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service Department. Through strategic initiatives, the Fire Chief is responsible for planning and organizing the various activities and operations of the stations within the Fire and Rescue Service Department to ensure effective and responsive services are available to all citizens and neighborhoods. This includes tasks related to serving the public safety needs of a growing, diverse population; overseeing the efficiency and safety of the department’s personnel; establishing procedures to address both fire responses and patient transports in the Birmingham metropolitan area, along with Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting services; forging valuable and collaborative relationships with the community and local, regional, and federal agencies; leveraging sophisticated technology and analytics to identify and manage fire trends; and creating and implementing new programs to face developments in fire administration. The Fire Chief formulates and executes a broad range of policies and procedures, establishes short- and long-term financial plans, works collaboratively with internal and external parties, establishes management practices and processes that ensure the accomplishment of performance standards, and provides technical supervision. https://pbjcal.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/JobsQuest/job/Merit-System/Fire-Chief---Birmingham_R0001170