Fire Chief

City of Appleton

Location: Appleton, WI


The City of Appleton, WI (pop. 72,000+) is seeking a progressive, energetic leader who communicates openly and focuses on continuous improvement to serve as Fire Chief.  The department includes a staff of 96 and a 2018 budget of over $12 million.  The position manages the day-to-day operations of the department.  It is also responsible for fostering internal and external relationships and for the mentoring/coaching of command staff. 

The ideal candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in fire administration, public administration or related field; eight or more years of fire operations experience with at least five years management experience; and Fire Fighter and Fire Instructor I certifications.  A Master’s degree is preferred.  The salary range for this position is $84,760 to $127,150, plus an excellent fringe benefit package.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete an online application at by no later than January 5, 2018.  Resumes without an application will not be considered. 

City of Appleton
Human Resources Department/6th Floor
100 N. Appleton Street
Appleton, WI 54911

Phone: 920-832-6458

Equal Opportunity Employer


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