The City of Redmond, WA is a thriving, culturally diverse community with more than 69,900 residents who enjoy the Pacific Northwest’s year-round outdoor playground. A search is underway to attract qualified candidates to lead the Redmond Fire Department. In this challenging time, this is a rare opportunity to lead a robust department, as part of a full-service city, in a supportive and diverse community. The City of Redmond seeks to continue a strong fire-community relationship that engenders trust, advances community outreach, and increases communication. Redmond seeks a Fire Chief who is passionate about that mission and enthusiastic about this opportunity. A Bachelor’s degree in business, fire science, public administration, or a related field is required. The most competitive candidates for the Fire Chief position will possess at least ten (10) years of progressively responsible fire or related experience, including five (5) years in fire management, with a similarly sized or large metropolitan fire agency. Candidates must have a proven and demonstrated track record of working effectively with a highly unionized environment and culturally and ethnically diverse community. This position requires certification, or the ability to obtain certification, of National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) Courses 100, 200, 700, 701, 706, and 800, as well as Incident Command System (ICS) Courses 300 and 400. The selected candidate is required to have no more than a 20-minute response time to the City limits in an emergency that requires his/her presence. The annual salary range for the at-will Fire Chief position is $139,164 - $194,820; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications. First Review of Applications: November 6, 2020.