County Fire Chief
December 21, 2021
$185,537 – $259,778 Annually, plus benefits
The County Fire Chief has full responsibility for planning and managing the operations of the Fire District including a variety of community service functions, including fire code enforcement, community education, and inspection along with organizing, and directing the full-service fire, rescue, and medical emergency response. The County Fire Chief will provide professional leadership and will serve as an on-scene emergency incident commander as needed and represents the County in emergency service matters at the local, state, and national levels. The ideal candidate will be a strong, compassionate, approachable, genuine leader, that promotes transparency, innovation, and confidence as well as a commitment to developing and mentoring staff and serving our diverse community. They will be someone who consistently demonstrates sound professional judgment, reasons logically, and takes a strategic approach to problem-solving. The successful candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills. This classification is “at-will” and exempt from civil service.
To view the County Fire Chief brochure visit: http://tiny.cc/cglmuz.
How to Apply:
For this exceptional career opportunity, please send a resume and a cover letter which illustrates the following: • Your experience with large scale incident management, including the size of the incident(s) and your leadership role. • Your experience with community engagement and public outreach (Bilingual in Spanish is a plus). • Your experience managing budgets, including the size of budgets you have managed. • Your experience leading and managing bureaus consisting of one or more divisions, to achieve specific goals, both operational and strategic. Include the titles, sizes, and functions of staff you supervised; and • Making presentations to community groups, residents, the public, advisory boards, and public officials. To apply for this exceptional career opportunity, submit an on-line application at www.ventura.org/jobs, attach your current resume and cover letter.
Open until filled; first review of resumes scheduled for January 5, 2022.