The ideal candidate will have a strong command presence and excellent verbal, written, listening, data analysis, and budget management skills. The Fire Chief reports directly to the City Manager’s Office and will require an active, involved and visible leadership style with strength of character, honesty, and direct, effective communication.
Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in fire science, public administration or a closely related field. Five years increasingly responsible supervisory, management and/or command experience in a fire department. Two years at the rank of Battalion Chief or higher is preferred. Must possess a valid California driver's license.
Final Filing Date: August 5, 2019 5:30 p.m.
For a full job description and on-line application, please go to www.stocktonca.gov/jobs