Website Contra Costa County Fire Protection District
Ranking among the larger California fire agencies, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is a well-equipped, full-service fire agency. The District is an “all-hazards” organization providing fire suppression, First Responder Advanced Life Support (ALS) emergency medical services as well as 911 emergency ambulance transport services for over two-thirds of the county, technical rescue, marine firefighting, water rescue, Type II Hazardous Materials Response team, heavy fire equipment program, fire prevention, and fire investigation services to nine cities and county unincorporated areas. The District serves a population of over 600,000 residents (approximate daytime population is 1,000,000+) across a 304 square-mile area.
The Fire Prevention Bureau provides the highest levels of service through its five divisions including Code Enforcement, Engineering, Fire Investigations, Exterior Hazard Control, and Public Education. Including 24-hour shift Fire Investigators and administrative personnel, the bureau has a total of 35 FTE positions.
The Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal directs and coordinates the operations and delivery of fire prevention, fire inspection, plan checking, code enforcement, exterior hazard control, and fire investigation services under the direction of the Deputy Fire Chief and/ or Fire Chief. He/she will lead staff who perform field inspections and plan reviews on a variety of projects ranging from single-family residential dwellings to high-rise and other large developments. Most crucially, the individual will implement a robust fire prevention vision and have a passion for fire and life safety.
Candidate much possess (5) years of full- time fire service experience performing fire inspections, new construction plan reviews, and/or fire investigations. At least two (2) years of the required experience must have been at a supervisory level. Certification as ICC Fire Inspector II is required. Certification as ICC Building Plans Examiner, Fire Plans Examiner, designation as ICC Certified Fire Marshal, or the Fire Marshal certification through CSFM is highly desirable.
The salary range for this position is $151,182 – $183,763 annually, DOQ. To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at www.averyassoc.net/current-searches/ to upload your letter of interest, resume and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura by February 1, 2019.
Paul Kimura or Bill Lopez
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030
E-mail: [email protected]
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