Website City of Turlock, California

City of Turlock, California

Fire Chief
Monthly salary range: $12,287 to $14,935
Application deadline: Tuesday, November 30, 2021.

Located in the heart of California’s Central Valley, the City of Turlock has grown to reach a population of 73,631 based on the US Census Bureau’s latest population records. Although Turlock is the second largest city in Stanislaus County, it continues to maintain a small-town atmosphere and friendly attitude but with the conveniences and opportunities of a larger city. Turlock provides an unusual opportunity to combine a quality learning environment with relaxed rural living.

Under administrative direction of the City Manager, the Fire Chief plans, directs, and reviews the activities of the Fire Department in preventing and extinguishing fires, limiting harm to citizens, and preventing destruction of property. The Fire Chief is responsible for budget; program direction; provides direction to assure compliance to federal, state, and local regulations; provides leadership and direction to meet City goals and to coordinate with other service areas, agencies, boards, commissions, and the public. In addition, the Fire Chief may act as City Manager in his/her absence and perform other job-related work as required. The Fire Chief serves as an active and contributing member of the City’s Executive Leadership Team.

Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with significant course work in the areas of Fire Science Administration, Public Administration, Business Administration, Political Science, or a related field. Five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional management level experience with a public safety or fire department, or in a related field, with at least three (3) years performing administrative and supervisory oversight, or any experience that would have provided the opportunity to develop the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.

To be considered, please submit a cover letter, list of six work-related references, and resume to: https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment/1878

For more information contact:

Pam Derby
CPS HR Consulting
916-471-3126

To view an online brochure for this position visit: https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment-solutions/executive-search
City of Turlock website: https://ci.turlock.ca.us

The City of Turlock is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this job please visit www.cpshr.us.