The City of Placentia, CA is seeking an experienced leader within the fire service community to serve as Deputy Fire Chief. The City is ripe for growth and improvement and looks to identify a highly-qualified and motivated individual who has great integrity, initiative, and a passion for serving residents, business owners, and visitors. A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position is by obtaining an associate or bachelor’s degree in Fire Science, Fire, Public Administration, or a related field, as well as eight (8) or more years of increasingly responsible, professional firefighting experience in a municipal fire department, fire service experience, of which at least three (3) years were in a supervisory position equivalent to a Battalion Chief or above in a fire agency. A master’s degree is highly desirable. Graduation from or current enrollment in the Executive Fire Officer’s Program from the National Fire Academy is also preferred. The annual salary range for the Deputy Fire Chief is $125,736 - $145,555.14; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications and experience.