Details for FIRE CHIEF



Fire Chief

The city of Okanogan is requesting applications for the position of Fire Chief. Position title will be Public Safety Director and is a combination fire chief, code enforcement, animal control, and emergency management. This position is a department head working directly for the Mayor. Responsibilities include the planning, organizing, directing, and administering all operations, administrative and tactical, of the fire department-as Fire Chief; planning, organizing, and administering all operations of city code enforcement-as Code Enforcement Officer, oversight of the contract for law enforcement and emergency management planning and coordination. This is a professional position managing the city’s combination volunteer fire department. This is a full-time position, approximately 40 hours per week with a salary range from $4,125 to $5,001 per month depending on level of experience and education. Minimum requirements: ten years experience in a municipal/combination volunteer fire department of an equivalent sized operation, three years experience as a staff officer, excellent written and oral communication skills, work effectively and professionally with others, high school diploma or GED, U.S. Citizen, valid WA drivers license, EVAP or Class B CDL license, clean driving record, willing to be on call 24/7, and to live in Okanogan city limits or immediate proximity.

Application packets are available by phoning 509-422-3600; can be requested by mail at City of Okanogan, PO Box 752, Okanogan, WA 98841-0752; or in person at Okanogan City Hall, 120 3rd Avenue, North. Application packets are also available at the City’s website, Applications with appropriate attachments must be returned to City Hall. Position is open until filled. The City of Okanogan is an equal opportunity employer and provider.



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