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Posted on: March 15, 2023

Now Accepting Applications for Fire Chief

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The Village is seeking a dynamic and motivated professional to serve as its Fire Chief! 

La Grange is a vibrant community proud of its walkable and charming neighborhoods, a robust downtown, over 50 diverse restaurants, numerous independent and national retailers, and a convenient location at the crossroads of La Grange Road, Ogden Avenue, and the Metra BNSF line. La Grange is a destination for food, fun, and entertainment located only 13 miles west of downtown Chicago. The Village is home to AMITA La Grange Medical Center, a full service 196-bed hospital with a comprehensive emergency department and Level 2 Trauma Center.

The Fire Department provides fire, rescue and EMS services, including ALS transportation. It is staffed by 18 full-time career, sworn personnel assigned to three shifts on a 24/48 schedule. Each shift is led by a Captain with one Lieutenant and four firefighters, providing a minimum of five personnel on duty at all times. Lieutenants and Firefighter\Paramedics are members of IAFF Local 2338. The Fire Department also employs a part time administrative assistant and is in the process of staffing a part time inspector position.

Interested and qualified candidates should apply at once.  Please visit our Employment Opportunities page for details and how to apply.

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