Website City of Pinole
The City of Pinole with a diverse population of 19,000 is located in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area, on the shores of San Pablo Bay in West Contra Costa County. Much of the land has gently rolling hills with steeper hills paralleling on the north and south. The downtown area still retains many turn-of-the-century building stock and is being preserved by the City as a historic area. The City of Pinole offers two exciting opportunities for fire service professionals, Fire Chief and Battalion Chief.
The Fire Chief position has responsibility over all activities involving fire prevention, suppression, fire safety, hazardous materials and emergency preparedness, and administration. In reporting directly to the City Manager, the Chief must provide exceptional leadership to a department and environment that has been significantly impacted by the difficult economic circumstances of the City. He or she will also contribute to the overall City operation through active participation in the executive management team. The selected candidate will have three or more years of command or supervisory experience in the fire service, and possess a broad knowledge of fire services, fire prevention and emergency management. A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in fire science, fire administration or a closely related field is required. The salary for this position is up to $169,000 annually, DOQ.
The Battalion Chief (BC) may be responsible for several areas of daily operations, including planning and coordinating of fire suppression, prevention, code inspection and enforcement, rescue and public education activities, emergency medical operations and hazardous materials response for an assigned shift within the Department. This position is one of three BCs in the Battalion 7 area, encompassing Pinole, and the Rodeo/Hercules and Contra Costa Fire Protection Districts service areas. The BC is also expected to provide first line management supervision and direction to all of the shift crews in the Battalion. The BC will have a background that includes at least four years of suppression experience as a full time Fire Captain. A Certification or completion of all established SFMO Fire Officer courses is required. Possession of or the ability to obtain an EMT-D Enhanced certificate is also expected. The BC position pays an annual salary of up to $137,255 DOQ.
To be considered for either of these positions, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume, salary history and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura by July 7, 2017.
Paul Kimura or Bill Lopez
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030
E-mail: [email protected]
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