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Knoxville Fire Chief Final Interviews Are Today

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 6:28 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Aaron Gernes

Final interviews will take place Wednesday for the position of Knoxville Fire Chief. Three finalists have been named – Ben Truetken and Lee Richardson, both of Knoxville, as well as Andrew Pieri of Woodstock, Illinois. The candidates will take part in an open house from 4-5pm Wednesday afternoon where the public is invited to meet them and ask questions.

City Manager Harold Stewart says that the three candidates will also take part in a comprehensive test Wednesday morning before being interviewed by both the hiring committee and Stewart himself. Stewart tells KNIA/KRLS News that he’ll take into account the results of the tests and interviews as well as public consideration from the open house before making a final decision.