Fire Chief

City of Rocklin, CA

Fire Chief City of Rocklin, CA The City of Rocklin is located in southern Placer County and is characterized by rolling hill terrain with 360-degree panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the northeast and to the Sutter-Butte mountain range to the west. With an estimated population of 70,000 people, Rocklin is one of the fastest growing cities in California with approximately 65% of its growth occurring since the year 2000. Rocklin’s Fire Department provides fire, emergency medical, hazardous materials response, and technical rescue services within a response area of 19.6 square miles. For 2019, with a budget of $10.8 million, three fire stations, and an allocated staff of 41, the Department responded to 5,651 incidents of which 3,733 were EMS/Rescue Incidents, 167 total Fires of which 49 were Structure Fires, and 365 False Alarms. The Department has recently brought into service two new engines and has on order a new Tiller ladder truck, has remodeled a fire station with another station currently being remodeled, added a Deputy Fire Chief position and just hired four new firefighters bringing the Department up to full staff. The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge of modern fire suppression and prevention principles, rescue, investigations, inspection, emergency preparedness, and emergency medical services. The new Fire Chief will be a hands-on working leader who is visionary and proactive and takes a genuine interest in all aspects of the Department and its people. Bachelor’s degree and at least ten years of recent, broad and extensive experience in all major functions of a modern fire department including at least five years in a responsible management position required. The annual salary range for this opportunity is from $156,724 to $216,044 with excellent benefits, and appointment will be made depending upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. Resume filing deadline is April 27, 2020. Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 or direct to (916) 616-9173 for more information regarding this tremendous opportunity. Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.