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Fire Chief Recruitment

Nevada County Consolidated Fire District is in western Nevada County located in the Sierra Nevada Foothills. The district has a population of approximately 35,000 and covers 150 square miles. Nevada County agencies operate with an inclusive boundary drop and utilize a closest resource response model.

The district is seeking an experienced, executive professional to fill the position of Fire Chief.  The Chief reports to a seven-member board and serves as the key manager for Nevada County Consolidated Fire District's overall operations.

To perform this job successfully, applicants will need ten years of increasingly responsible emergency services administration and supervisory experience; three years' experience at the supervisory and executive officer level. They must be familiar with all phases of emergency services including budgeting, supervision, personnel, organizational structure, and operations. The annual salary range is $150,000 to $195,000.00 and the district offers a generous benefit package.

Each applicant will be evaluated based on proven track record and accomplishments.

Filing deadline is 4:00 p.m. PDT, Friday, June 3, 2022.


Fire Chief Job Description


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