Position: Fire Chief
Company: Chula Vista CA
Location: San Bernardino
Posted on: February 22, 2021
? Bachelor?s Degree desired or Associates Degree ? combined with
applicable experience which provides the required knowledge,
skills, and abilities to perform the functions of the job.
? Ten years full-time supervisory experience, of which at least
five (5) must be fire service related at a chief officer level.
? Any combination of education and experience that would likely
provide the required knowledge and skills as qualifying.
? Valid California Driver?s License within three months of
? Primary residence within Apple Valley Fire District boundaries is
desired, however, if not feasible based on current residency, the
position requires residency that readily allows for active
involvement and accessibility to the community and Fire
Desired Qualifications/Experience include:
? Experience within a fire organization of similar size and
complexity to AVFPD.
? Experience in developing and managing budgets.
? Experience in the management of an EMS delivery system.
? Experience and training in ICS and NIMS.
? Experience in a fire organization serving a population of 50,000
or more from multiple fire stations.
? Experience working with a labor union to include contract
negotiation and management; and experience with personnel
management, laws, and practices.
? Experience in the management and delivery of modern Community
Risk Reduction philosophy and fire service training programs.
? Experience in working within the command structure of
multi-agency, mutual-aid incidents.
? Experience in developing strategic organizational plans.
ideal candidate for Fire Chief of the Apple Valley Fire Protection
District will possess the following traits and attributes:
? Strong and confident communication skills, excellent
relationship-building abilities, and an accessible leadership
? An honest and ethical leader, capable of garnering trust and
respect of colleagues, employees and the public.
? Ability to build and maintain effective working and interpersonal
relationships with the community, other public safety and political
entities, subordinates, and superiors.
? Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing to a
diverse audience, both internally and externally.
? Ability to oversee the development and management of the District
budget, contracts, mutual aid
agreements, requests for bids, and other administrative duties.
? Supports employees and encourages professional development and
growth and embraces succession planning and development.
? Engages with residents, business owners and others in the
community and takes an active interest in the community.
? Leads by example holding employees accountable while listening to
the views and perspectives of others and treating employees with
dignity and respect.
? Promotes effective relationships with the employee labor
associations and a knowledge of employee labor laws and
Application Procedure/ Filing Deadline: Letters of Interest, Fire
District applications and resumes from interested individuals will
be accepted via email at email@example.com or at Fire District
Headquarters (22400 Headquarters Drive, Apple Valley) until 5:00 PM
on Friday, March 26, 2021.
Benefit Package Includes:
? CalPERS contracted medical benefit program
? Dental and vision insurance
? CalPERS Retirement
? Life Insurance
? Deferred Compensation Plan
? Vacation, Sick and Executive Leave
? Uniform Allowance
? Additional information regarding benefits is available upon
Selection Procedure: Candidates chosen from the application and
resume review process will be invited to participate in the
selection process, which may include one or more of the following:
minimum requirement verification, supplemental question- naire,
assessment center, oral board review, oral interview.
Prior to Appointment: The candidate will successfully complete and
pass medical exam, drug screening, and background
More about the Apple Valley Community:
Apple Valley is located in the Mojave Desert bordering the San
Bernardino Mountains in Southern California. Mountain resort
activities, including snow and water skiing, fishing and camping,
are less than an hour away. Within two hours are Southern Cali-
fornia beach cities. Three hours away are Las Vegas, Nevada, and
the Colorado River. The current population of Apple Valley is
85,000 and the general area is 300,000. Apple Valley provides a
choice of quality schools, recreation and housing lifestyles.
Starting Salary:-- $11,319 to $15,371 per month Top Salary: N/A
Contact: Apple Valley District Headquarters
22400 Headquarters Drive
Apple Valley, CA 92307
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