Fire Chief Application Information

Chena Goldstream Fire & Rescue (CGFR) is seeking a qualified and motivated individual to become Chief of our department. Starting salary is $80,000 – $100,000 annually DOE with a benefits package.  We are offering a $5,000 signing bonus (conditions apply) and reimbursement for moving expenses up to $10,000 (with receipts).

In this role, you have the opportunity to showcase your leadership skills, as this position will be focused heavily on building collaborative and positive relationships with staff, volunteers, other departments, and community stakeholders; staff, student, and volunteer recruitment, mentoring, recognition and leadership building; fire service leadership; emergency medical services management; and department budget and administration. This position will work closely with the Board of Directors and will stay current on all issues concerning the Department.

If you are a dynamic, enthusiastic and innovative leader with a passion for continuous learning and improvement, you are strongly encouraged to apply. Before applying, please review the full application packet located at that includes: 1) Position Description; 2) Employment Application; 3) Physical Agility Requirements; 4) Application Timeline; and 5) Fire Chief Recruitment brochure.

How to Apply

To apply, submit the following to the Fire Chief Hiring Committee at

  • CGFR Employment Application
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three professional references
  • Copies of all required certifications and licenses

Application Materials and Position Information

Application Deadlines

Applications must be received by close of business on September 14, 2018.
Position is open until filled with a first review date of September 15, 2018.