Cromwell FD | Assistant Chief Operations


This administrative and technical position is part of the department’s senior management team. It involves management and supervision in accordance with the department chain of command. This position reports directly to the Fire Chief.


Works under the supervision of the Fire Chief, plans and directs the day-to-day fire and EMS operations of all personnel.  Exercises command and supervisory control over all full time, part-time, and volunteer staff during all emergency scene operations as assigned.  Assumes operational responsibilities of the department in the absence of the Fire Chief.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

Please view the PDF below with full information

Hours & Days of Week

  • Average 30 Hour work week.
  • Days of Week and Times worked are flexible, with the approval of the fire chief.
  • Generally during business hours Monday – Friday. 
  • Nights, weekends, and holidays are occasionally required for meetings, training, and callbacks.


  • Pay is fixed at an annual salary of $62,400, currently paid on a weekly basis.
  • Salary is based upon an average 30-hour work week at $40 per hour. 
  • Pension:  Available
  • Benefits:  Available
  • Vehicle: Will have a take home vehicle

To apply for the position

  • Applications will be accepted through 31-Jan-2023
  • Review the full job description below
  • Fill in the form on the right or below. Paste your cover letter in the Qualifications Paragraph
  • Upload your Resume – be sure to receive a confirmation email – it takes a bit of time for the upload – be patient.
  • If you prefer, email your attachments to cromwelljobs@missioncit.com
  • If you have questions, please send an email to: cromwelljobs@missioncit.com
  • Or Call us at 203-649-5090

If you meet our qualifications

  • We will contact you via email and/or phone
  • Download and fill out the application below
  • At that time, we will ask that you email us your Application, a scan of your Drivers License and your Required Certifications (from the Job Description)
  • Email your attachments to cromwelljobs@missioncit.com
  • If you have questions, please send an email to: cromwelljobs@missioncit.com
  • Or Call us at 203-649-5090

What’s Next – Prepare for Testing

  • Assuming your credentials are in order, you will be invited via email and/or phone to sit for the test
  • Test Dates:  Written: February 7, 2023 – 9:00a-11:00a |  Oral: February 9, 2023 – a one (1) hour slot between 8a & 3p
  • Test Location:  Coles Road Fire Station, Cromwell CT
  • The written exam will be delivered via computer – you will be provided a Practice Exam with instructions, at minimum five (5) business days before the test to become comfortable with the technology. Computers will be provided, set up and ready to go when you arrive at the test.  The written exam will consist of 100 multiple choice questions from the
    reference manuals and chapters referenced. You will have two (2) hours to take the test.
  • Reading Material: Company Officer by IFSTA, 6th Ed- Chapters 12-16, Structural Firefighting: Initial Response Strategies and Tactics by IFSTA, 2nd Ed – Chapters 3-6, Hazardous Materials for First Responders, by IFSTA 6th Ed – Chapters 4-9
Cromwell Fire District
Job Category: Cromwell
Job Type: Salary
Job Location: Cromwell_CT

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