The South Shore Professional Firefighter’s Local is currently made up of 60 active members. The South Shore Fire Department administration staff consists of the Fire Chief, two Division Chiefs, three Battalion Chiefs (one for each shift), and an Administrative Assistant. The “Line Firefighters” and the Battalion Chiefs work 24 hours on/48 hours off, on a continuous cycle, averaging 56 hours per week.  The Fire Chief, Division Chiefs, and Administrative Assistant all work Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week. read more