Fire Chief - City of Piedmont, California

Located in the beautiful Oakland Hills overlooking the San Francisco Bay, the community of Piedmont (pop. 11,000) is characterized by a stable, well-educated, and sophisticated population. Piedmont is almost entirely zoned for single-family dwelling residential use, and a significant portion of the city is located in canyon areas with urban/wild land intermix. A full-service charter city, Piedmont enjoys an outstanding team of 93 full-time public servants. Piedmont residents hold the Fire Department in high regard, and firefighters go the extra mile by providing concierge service.  The Fire Chief oversees a department with three Captains, three Lieutenants, and 18 engineers, firefighters, and firefighter/paramedics.  The projected fiscal year 2018/19 departmental budget is $6.2 million.  Experience with ambulance transport is highly beneficial. Three years of command or supervisory experience and a four-year degree or equivalent is required.  The current top step in the salary range is $187,543, and an annual uniform allowance of $1,200 is provided.  

Filing deadline is June 29, 2018.
Resumes are acknowledged within 2 business days.

Please do not hesitate to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.