The Chiefs’ Office is composed of the three elected chiefs and up to four appointed line officers (two captains, two lieutenants). Each chief is elected for a term of one calendar year and each maintains specific duties. The chiefs maintain operational authority over the squad, and the line officers act under the authority of the chiefs to assist in daily operations.
Here’s a quick overview of the various positions and associated duties.Past Chiefs
The Chief is also the Executive Director of the Harpur’s Ferry Board of Directors and utilizes radio identifier 7601. The Chief maintains ultimate operational authority of the Agency. Other duties of the chief include oversight of all elections, oversight of staff activities, facilitation of director reviews, and management of liaison with other agencies. 7601 can be reached by email at email@example.com
The 1st Assistant Chief is also the Deputy Director of the Harpur’s Ferry Board of Directors and utilizes radio identifier 7602. The 1st Asst. Chief maintains ultimate operational authority of the Agency in the absence of the Cheif. Other duties of the 1st Asst. Chief include oversight of the administrative staff, maintenance of squad certifications and contracts, and service as the OSHA officer. 7602 can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2nd Assistant Chief is also known as the Operations Director and utilizes radio identifier 7603. The 2nd Asst. Chief maintains ultimate operational authority of the Agency in the absence of the Chief and Asst. Chief. Other duties of the 2nd Asst. Chief include oversight of the operational staff, coordination of standbys and events, and maintenance of agency facilities. 7603 can be reached email@example.com