Job Opportunity: Community Risk Reduction Specialist

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Title:   Community Risk Reduction Specialist (Provisional Appointment)

Salary Range:   $45,000 – $57,000

Reports To:   Fire Chief

Work Location:  North Greece Fire District Headquarters, 1766 Latta Road, Rochester, NY 14612 

Position Purpose/Responsibilities 

  • Manage and coordinate Smoke Detector and CO Detector Programs for residents of the North Greece Fire District, including organizing and delivering any related campaigns throughout the year.
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of Car Seat Clinics and Programs within the Town of Greece and it’s (4) Fire Districts.
  • This position will become the liaison for all community events and programs for the North Greece Fire District.
  • Develop lesson plans and programs for the Greece Central School District (all age group programs), including in classroom programs and Hazard House Training.
  • Coordinate and assist with the delivery of educational programs for the Greece Central School District’s Responding to Emergency Program.
  • Develop and deliver community-driven programs, including hands-on training, including but not limited to, CPR, Stop the Bleed, Narcan administration, and Fall Prevention Programs for Seniors and at Senior Housing Sites.
  • Deliver Fire Extinguisher Training.
  • Coordinate all social media information and activity for the North Greece Fire District, author quarterly articles for the North Greece Fire Department.
  • Provide annual outreach and program data to the Fire Chief and perform any other assigned duties, as deemed necessary, by the Fire Chief.

Position Qualifications:

  • 2-years’ experience in a fire department/fire district with experience in the development and delivery of fire safety/fire prevention programs is preferred.
  • A.S. Degree in Fire Protection Technology, Public Administration, Educational, or a related field, is preferred.
  • CPR Instructor, Current NYS Emergency Medical Technician Certification or Certified First Responder, is preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills for all age groups.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize tasks.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Valid NYS Divers License without restrictions or conditions.
  • Fire Instructor I (after hire), Fire Instructor II, preferred.
  • Car Seat Safety Technician Certification (Will be required to obtain after hire).
  • Certification as Life Safety Educator (NYS OFPC Certification Program, after hire).

This position is a Provisional Civil Service Appointment, the selected candidate will be required to successfully pass a Civil Service Examination once it’s offered in Monroe County.

Interested persons shall submit a resume and Civil Service Application to:

               Tina Gretzinger
               Administrator
               North Greece Fire District
               1766 Latta Road
               Rochester, NY 14612

No later than Friday, August 26, 2022, at 5 PM. No application will be considered if received or post marked after this date.

Link for Civil Service Application:

Civil Service Employment and Exam Application (monroecounty.gov)

Link for Application Guideline:

Monroe County, NY - Human Resources - Application Completion Guidelines

Any questions relevant to this job opportunity should be directed to Chief Samuel J. DeRosa at

SJDeRosa@NorthGreeceFD.com