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Welcome to the Deputy Chief of Operations application process.

Before moving forward please read the job description in its entirety. Please take your time in filling the application out. It is recommended that you attach your resumé. The application period runs through Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. After the application period has closed successful applicants will be notified of the interview and testing schedule. You may email your completed packet to Chief Dowaliby at fmsfd1@hotmail.com and copy it to Administrative Assistant Debbie Howard at fmsfdadmin@hotmail.com. You may also mail it or bring it to the station.

Several of the links on this page are documents created by other agencies, and are provided here as a convenience. We cannot guarantee their accessibility, as we did not generate the documents.

Suggested reading list:

First Responder Mental Wellness Response Committee – Mental Health Resource Guide

The Fire Service Joint Labor Management Wellness Fitness Initiative manual

Wellness Fitness Initiative overview slides

Lee County Emergency Communications Plan

Lee County 800 MHz Radio Profile

Florida Statute 189: Uniform Special District Accountability Act

Florida Statute 191: Independent Fire Control District

Florida Statute 633: Fire Prevention and Control

Florida Administrative Code 64J-1: Emergency Medical Services

Lee County Common Treatment Guidelines 2021

IFSTA Essentials of Firefighting, 7th Edition

IFSTA Building Construction Related to the Fire Service, 4th Edition

Extreme Ownership – How US Navy Seals Lead and Win, Jacko Willink and Leif Babin

Leaders Eat Last, Simon Sinek 2017