City of Shakopee
Location: Shakopee, MN
Shakopee, MN, located in the thriving Minneapolis-St, Paul Metropolitan region, is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of Fire Chief. With an area of 29.8 square miles and an estimated 2023 population of 47,000, Shakopee is the 23rd largest City in Minnesota; and in 2020, the city was named among the country’s top 50 Best Places to Live by Money Magazine. Shakopee is a regional recreation destination as home to the Valleyfair amusement park and Canterbury Park racetrack.
The Fire Chief is responsible for the overall management and leadership of the City of Shakopee Fire Department. Created in 1883, the department has a rich 140-year history of service to the city and region, the combination department operates from two (2) fire stations with 8 full-time and 46 paid on call firefighters who provide fire suppression, rescue and emergency medical assistance, and fire prevention and education services to the community. The Fire Chief works under the City Administrator and in collaboration with other city department directors and regional partners also serves as the City’s Emergency Manager.
Shakopee has recently assessed the department through Citygate Associates and is seeking an experienced chief who can help lead the department’s transition. Click here for >>> Fire Chief Job Description Click here for >>> Application