Fire Chief - City of Benicia, California

The City of Benicia, is a beautiful waterfront community of 28,000 on the San Francisco Bay, and is known for its small-town charm and quality of life and is home to numerous award-winning restaurants, schools and parks. Benicia is nestled on the East Bay shoreline in southwest Solano County. The City encompasses 13 square miles and is located 35 miles northeast of San Francisco, and 57 miles southwest of Sacramento. The Fire Chief for the City of Benicia is responsible for planning, coordinating, organizing and directing the activities of the Fire Department. The Fire Chief’s specific duties include, but are not limited to: organizing the activities of Fire Department personnel in providing fire protection services to the City; attending fires and exercises; supervising firefighting operations, and as required, taking over immediate supervision of rescue and firefighting activities. The city is looking for an experienced leader who has a bachelor degree in Fire Science, Public Administration, or closely related field; has ten years of extensive experience in various aspects of the Fire Service; and has five years of experience at the command level.  The candidate should understand and subscribe to a high performance organizational framework, and have strong strategic planning, motivational skills, and an ability to lead by example. Competitive annual salary range of $142,116.72- $172,743 DOQ, with attractive benefits. 

Resume filing deadline is January 5, 2018.   
Resumes are acknowledged within 2 business days.