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.