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Fire chief position posted online
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McMinnville is actively seeking a new fire chief with a possible salary between $58,846 and $85,252. Applications can be obtained from the city’s website, the information on the website, “The ideal candidate will possess highly developed technical, presentation and communication skills.”An ideal candidate will also have in-depth knowledge and experience in the management of fire departments, significant operational experience in the various ranks of a fire department as their career has progressed, a minimum of six years of progressively responsible supervisory or administrative experience in fire fighting services, certification of fire officers school level 4, and fire inspector state certification, or able to obtain it, within one year.By the information, “It is imperative that the fire chief set high standards of professional excellence, develop a superior training program for staff, and establish a succession plan for the department.” A full job description can be viewed on city’s website.