Sunday , January 29 2023

Assistant Fire Chief & Fire Division Chief – County of San Bernardino Job Openings

Website San Bernardino County

Job Description:

San Bernardino County Fire District seeks strong, forward-thinking leaders in the fire service to fill key positions in the Fire Management Team to assist in guiding the future direction of the department while continuing to ensure the safety of the County’s residents and visitors.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assistant Fire Chiefs report to a Deputy Fire Chief and are responsible for providing direction and oversight for a major function, fire community or geographic area of the Fire District with considerable responsibility for and authority over operational, fiscal, prevention, training, programs, and/or planning functions.
  • Assistant Fire Chiefs may serve as the Fire Chief for any contract cities within their assigned area and liaison/report to the City Manager, Mayor and/or Council.
  • Fire Division Chiefs report to a Deputy Fire Chief or an Assistant Fire Chief and are responsible for administrative and managerial oversight for one of the department’s functional divisions: Administration, Training and Safety, Emergency Medical Services, or Wildland and Aviation.
  • Fire Division Chiefs serve as the County-Wide Duty Chief and may provide Battalion coverage while Battalion Chiefs take leave or are on fire assignments.

Job Requirements:

  • An Associate’s degree for the Division Chief, Bachelor’s degree for the Assistant Chief, or equivalent coursework in fire science, public/business administration, or related field is desired but not required.
  • State of California Fire Officer’s Certification or equivalent is required.
  • One year as a Fire Battalion Chief or higher.
  • One year as a Fire Division Chief or higher.
  • Three years as a Battalion Chief or higher.

Job Details:

Company: San Bernardino County

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Modesto, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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