Job Details

Fire Chief
City of Charlottesville, VA
Job Description

Application Deadline: July 17, 2020 at 5pm EST.

Located in beautiful Central Virginia, the Charlottesville Fire Department is a Commission on Public Safety Excellence Accredited Agency and Insurance Services Office Class 1, 95-member career fire department that provides fire suppression, emergency medical services, hazardous materials, technical rescue, and community risk reduction services to the residents of Charlottesville, the University of Virginia, and parts of Albemarle County. The fire department executive management team is comprised on the Fire Chief, Deputy Chief of Operations, Deputy Chief of Community Risk Reduction, and Deputy Chief of Business Management.

Reporting to the City Manager, the Fire Chief, performs complex professional and administrative work in planning, directing and managing all firefighting, community risk reduction, and fire service activities of the City; does other work as required. Duties include planning, directing, and controlling departmental activities including recruitment of personnel, purchase of equipment, control of expenditures, preparation of budget estimates, and the assignment of personnel and equipment. Work is performed under the general direction of the City Manager. Supervision is exercised over all department personnel.

The starting salary will be between $89,247.86 and $178,495.71 annually, dependent on education and experience. The City offers an excellent benefits program, including the option for participation in a Defined Benefits or Defined Contribution Retirement Plan. Reasonable relocation assistance will be available.

TO APPLY: to view the complete job information, including a downloadable brochure about our Community, City Government, and the position, and to apply, visit Applications are only accepted online through our employment website and must be submitted prior to the closing date and time. Please include with your online application a cover letter, resume, salary history, and at least 5 professional references.

The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.

Job Details
Salary between $89,247.86 and $178,495.71 annually
Job Function:
Fire Chief
Position Type:
Full Time
City of Charlottesville
PO Box 911
Charlottesville, VA 22902-0911
United States
Population: 49,000
Form of Government: Council-Manager

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