The Town of Brookline, New Hampshire (population 5,400) is conducting a search for the position of Ambulance Chief. Specifically, the Town is seeking an EMS service professional with top-notch administrative skills, and a strong team orientation that will allow the successful candidate to thrive in this vibrant community. Located in eastern Hillsborough County, Brookline has managed to retain many of the features of its rural past while benefiting from its close proximity to the shopping and employment opportunities afforded by adjacent Milford, to the north and nearby Nashua, to the east. Brookline is about thirty minutes from Manchester, NH and one hour from Boston.
The Brookline Ambulance Service (BAS) provides ALS service to a population of 6,800 residents (including the Town of Mason), within an area of 44 square miles. During 2019, the BAS responded to a total of 418 calls. BAS is currently comprised of one other full-time paramedic and about 20 on call attendants who are of varying levels from EMT through Paramedic. The town does not bill for ambulance services.
Minimum qualifications for the position include a high school diploma, with an Associate’s Degree in Emergency Services or Health preferred; NREMT certification required, paramedic preferred; New Hampshire Provider License (or ability to obtain a NH license); seven years’ experience in public or private emergency medical service work, including at least four years supervisory/management experience; NIMS ICS 400, 800a and the possession of a valid driver’s license.
Candidates must have demonstrated experience and skill within the following critical areas: administration, budgeting, crafting collaborative relationships, pacing change, and working within a collaborative, unified incident command structure. It is preferred that the new Ambulance Chief establish residency in Brookline, residency within a 20-minute drive from the Town is required. Hiring range is up to $80,000 depending on qualifications. As a full-time position, it is eligible for health, dental, short-term and long-term disability, and life insurance. The position is also eligible for participation in the NH Retirement System. Additional information relating to this opportunity has been posted at
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Applications will be accepted until 5 pm on Friday, October 2, 2020.
The Town of Brookline is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, mental or physical disability, religious creed, national origin, veteran status, pregnancy, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its programs, activities and employment practices.
Location/Region: Brookline, NH