City of Lompoc, CA

Fire Chief

Filing Deadline: June 11, 2021

Gary Phillips

Bob Murray & Associates
1544 Eureka Road, Suite 280 • Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 784-9080 • Fax (916) 784-1985

Detailed Description : PDF

The City of Lompoc is a vibrant and welcoming community on the California Central Coast, acclaimed for its scenic beauty, abundant outdoor murals, fully restored history mission, and exceptional wines. The General Law city is seeking a visionary, progressive, competent, and practical individual to serve as the new Fire Chief. The Fire Chief oversees and directs all activities of the Fire Department for the City and surrounding areas in mutual aid circumstances. The ideal candidate will bring demonstrated leadership and decision-making skills and will motivate personnel while leading by example with consistency, respect, and open communication. A generalist with experience in operations, personnel, budgeting, public relations, fire prevention, and EMS is desired. The typical qualifying background includes four (4) years of college in firefighting science or a related area and increasingly responsible firefighting work, preferably at the level of battalion chief. The annual salary range for the Fire Chief is $136,422 - $185,603; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications and experience.