Fire Chief

City of Montebello

Location: Montebello, CA


The City of Montebello, with a population of just over 63,000, is a balance of quiet residential neighborhoods and industrial commercial centers. The City is seeking a strong leader with vision and creativity to serve as the new Fire Chief. The incoming Chief will be looked upon to motivate, encourage, and establish a strong working environment with staff, other organizations, and agencies. The new Chief will be expected to use an inclusive management style while preserving the chain of command system. A candidate who is both sensitive to the Department’s existing culture and open to new approaches would be highly valued. Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in fire science or a closely related field and/or seven (7) years of progressively responsible and varied professional experience in the provision of fire and other emergency services, including five years of experience in a supervisory, management, or administrative position. The annual salary range for the Fire Chief is $126,756-$169,008; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. Please contact Mr. Fred Freeman at (916) 784-9080 should you have any questions. Filing deadline is April 28, 2017.

See Attached: Flyer

Sign up to subscribe to custom state Daily Dispatch emails for free

click to subscribe