Fire Chief

Agency City of Vista


FILING DEADLINE April 21, 2023

SALARY RANGE Top of range is $241,680

Congratulations to Gerard Washington, the new Fire Chief!

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be an ethical, innovative, and personable leader and effective communicator with excellent managerial skills, a strong customer-service orientation, and a proven track record in creating a positive, cohesive, and productive work culture. This position requires an engaging and forward-thinking individual with the ability to facilitate positive change, work effectively with staff, executive leadership, and elected officials, and have a willingness to collaborate with other department heads, business leaders, and labor associations and to provide employee training and growth opportunities. Successful candidates will possess a proven history of inspiring an inclusive, team-oriented working environment based on effective communication, efficiency, and accountability. The ideal candidate will be a resilient, creative professional with the highest moral character and integrity, with a desire to interact with staff, welcome new ideas, and build a strong connection with the community. The ability to use good judgement in assessing, auditing, and ensuring departmental best practices, processes, and procedures including leave, contracts, purchasing, and emergency services management is ideal.

Please check the Job Brochure for more detailed information!

Koff & Associates