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Assistant Chief - Operations
Monday, March 15, 2021

Position Summary
Due to the nature of the work involved and the flexible nature of its responsibilities, this position does not allow for employment outside of the Atascocita Fire Department.  This position provides oversight and management of the operational functions of the department, which may require additional hours at night and on weekends to meet expectations.  The Assistant Chief-Operations serves as an advisor to the Chief of Department and works collectively with the Assistant Chief-Administration to formulate policy and procedure recommendations, for presentation to the 
Chief of Department for approval.  This position requires a vast amount of managerial ability, effective teamwork, decision making skills and dedication to the mission and goals of the Department.  This position reports directly to the Chief of Department who will review the holder’s performance on a regular basis.
Forty hours plus, flexible to department needs, work week.
Compensation Package
•     Starting Salary range:  $90,000-$97,000 (dependent on education and experience) Annually
•     Medical, dental and vision insurance, 100% paid premium for employee, 80% paid premium for dependents
•     Monthly HSA/HRA contribution by the department
•     TCDRS retirement, 6% employee contribution, 175% employer match
•     Life insurance, 100% paid premium for employee (1x salary + $25,000)
•     SFFMA membership including additional Accidental Life and AD&D policy
•     Short Term Disability
•     Long Term Disability
•     Two weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO)
•     Six Paid Sick Leave days
•     Nine paid holidays
Minimum Qualifications
•     Four-year degree in one of the following disciplines, or a similar field: fire science, emergency management, business management, emergency services management
•     Ten or more years of municipal fire service experience, in a career or combination department, reflecting increasing levels of responsibility
•     Three years of recent, uninterrupted, municipal fire service management experience, in a career or combination department (Battalion Chief or higher)
•     National Registry and/or Texas DSHS certification as and EMT
•     Valid American Heart Association - Healthcare Provider CPR certification
•     Valid Texas Class B Drivers’ License
•     TCFP Advanced Firefighter
•     TCFP Driver Operator (Pumper and Aerial) (or NFPA equivalent)
•     TCFP Fire Officer IV (or NFPA equivalent)
•     NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800 certifications
•     Reside no more than 15 miles from the ESD No. 46/Atascocita FD Headquarters
Schedule of Events
Job Posting Closes: Monday, April 12, 2021 @ 8 AM
Evaluation of Applications: April 12-16, 2021
Assessment Center: May 1, 2021 @ 8 AM – 5 PM
Conditional Job Offer: May 3, 2021
How to Apply
Submit application letter and CV/resumé to:
Atascocita Fire Department
c/o Mary Anne Sokol
18425 Timber Forest Dr.
Humble, TX 77346
Please provide a copy of all verifying documentation (i.e.: driver’s license, certifications, 
diplomas, etc.) appropriate to the position along with a salary history and a list of three to five personal 
(non-family) and five professional (non-family) references with your submission.  Reference lists 
will include contact information for each reference.  Failure to include valid contact information 
will result in summary disqualification.


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