California City FD (Open until filled)

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Agency: California City FD (Open until filled)
California City, Kern County, CA [View Map]
Position: FIRE CHIEF
Final Filing Date: May 4, 2017
Salary: $6,624 - $8,845 per month
Requirements: The City of California City, population 13,500 approx., is in the Southern California High Desert. The City is the third largest city in California, encompassing 204 square miles. We are a short 120 miles to Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean; 180 miles to Nevadaís state line, from California City you are never more than a two (2) hour drive to the mountains, beaches, cultural centers, museums and all the attractions that make Southern California one of the best places to live. The City is seeking a Fire Chief to oversee an operating budget of $1.6 million and a staff of 15 employees. The ideal candidate will be responsible for directing, and managing all fire fighting, fire prevention, fire education, and fire services of the City. The Fire Chief will lead a complex organization and be an effective, responsive and credible manger that is committed to staff development, a strong team spirit, and public service.
The City will consider applications with 5 years of supervisory fire fighting experience at a level which has afforded the opportunity to become familiar with all phases of departmental operations. Possession of a bachelorís degree, supplemented by successful completion of supervisory courses in fire administration. Other combinations of experience and education that meet minimum requirements may be substituted. Salary range $6,624.00 mo. - $8.845.00 mo. The city offers a generous benefit package that includes a cafeteria plan to offset premium payments of medical, dental, vision and life insurance. The city offers Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, Holidays, Administration leave and the City participates in the California city Employees Retirement Program (PERS). California City is a non-Social Security employer. Selection Process:
Immediate Openings: 1
Expected Openings : 1
Dept. Type : Paid
Population: 13,500
Number of Personnel: 12
To Apply: Apply ASAP. Open until filled. Please submit resume and City approved application; applications can be obtained and mailed to City of California City, City Hall, HR office, 21000 Hacienda Blvd. California City, CA 93505, or find application on our website www.californiacity-ca.gov. The position will remain active until a qualified candidate is selected. For additional Information contact HR at 760-373-7377 or email hr@californiacity.com.
F.D. / City Web Site: www.californiacity-ca.gov
Announced By: FireRecruit.com
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