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2022 PIVFD Equipment
2022 PIVFD Engine 83
PIVFD Engine 82
Engine 82 & Tanker 1
Engine 83 on the Ferry
After January Fire

Prudence Island Volunteer Fire Department






Position Overview:

The Fire Chief should be professional command level fire officer, with demonstrated experience leading a fire department, and who embraces a high level of personal and departmental accountability. The selected candidate should have extensive knowledge of fire suppression, emergency medical service, fire prevention, and emergency management.


Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • EMT Cardiac, EMT Advance (preferred)
  • RI FF1-FF2 with Hazmat certification.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Fire Department operation, with 5-years of command experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fire Science or Management or any equivalent combination of education, training and work experience.


All qualified interested applicants can request position profile information via email to All qualified interested applicants should submit a resume along with copies of certifications and licenses directly to the Fire Chief Search Committee. Applications may be submitted in person, by US Postal mail: Prudence Island Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 305, Prudence Island, RI. 02872, or by email to This posting will remain active until the position is filled.



In compliance with Federal and State regulations, qualified applicants are considered for this position without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other legally protected status or disabilities that do not interfere with job performance.



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Sun, 02/13/2022 - 14:21