City of Murrieta, CA

Fire Chief

Filing Deadline: January 09, 2022
Gary Phillips

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

Detailed Description : PDF

Just 60 miles north of San Diego, lies the beautiful city of Murrieta, CA, offering natural scenic beauty, abundant recreation, and many growing opportunities. The City is seeking a visionary Fire Chief with proven finesse and a track record of providing progressive, competent, and strong leadership. The ideal candidate will understand the importance of delivering high-quality customer service at all times and will possess strong communication skills, decision making abilities, and the desire and vision to shape the culture of the agency.

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in fire science, business or public administration, or a closely related field; and eight (8) years of progressively responsible fire program experience, four (4) of which should be in a management capacity. Required certifications include CA State Fire Marshal Fire Officer Certificate; CA State Fire Marshal Chief Officer Certificate or other national recognized equivalent certification; Hazardous Materials First Responder Operator Certification; Hazardous Materials Incident Commander Certification (obtained within 12 months); State Fire Marshal Prevention 1C, 2A, 2B, 2C, and 3B (obtained within 12 months); valid healthcare provider CPR certificate.

The annual salary range for the Fire Chief is $174,620.55 to $247,042.55; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications and experience.