Fire Chief

City of Gearhart

Location: Gearhart, OR

The City of Gearhart seeks a talented Fire Chief to lead the Fire Department and oversee activities and operations. The ideal candidate is a proven leader who is both forward-thinking and community-minded; accountable, efficient, and transparent. Strong interpersonal skills, excellent judgment, and the ability to lead, motivate, influence, and guide staff and residents are attributes of the right fit.

This position will develop and implement policy and procedures, plan long-range strategies and programs to provide appropriate levels of fire education, public education, and emergency medical and firefighting services to the City. The Fire Chief reports to the City Administrator and is an integral member of the City's leadership. The successful candidate will find a balanced work environment with a supportive team, Mayor, and City Council.

Interested applicants should review the detailed job description and salary, and complete the required application. These materials are available on the City website here:

Fire Chief Job Description 

Job Application 

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