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Deputy Fire Chief - City of Redmond ( Job # 14-0008)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $9,152.00 per month
Maximum Salary: $11,297.00 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Fire
Closes: February 05, 2014 at 11:30 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


The Deputy Chief is a member of the Senior Fire Department Staff and works with all levels of the organization, including the Mayor, Fire District, and City Council.

Under the direction of the Fire Chief, this position may be responsible for fire prevention, community outreach, emergency management, public education, fleet services, building maintenance, capital improvements, budgeting, labor/management relations, medical services and operations. Responsibility may change at the discretion of the Fire Chief.

The Deputy Chief assumes incident command at emergency incidents where necessary.


The successful candidate will be: 

  •   A committed professional with strong technical skills
  •   A proven leader able to initiate and manage change at all levels of the organization
  •   An effective communicator, able to listen and incorporate diverse perspectives
  •   A successful manager with strong organizational and analytical skills
  •   Knowledgeable regarding City and Departmental budgeting processes 
  •   Knowledgeable about City initiatives and values and
  •   Supportive of the community
Education and Experience:

Requires a minimum of three (3) years administrative/operations experience at the company officer level or higher.

Requires completion of 90 quarter/60 semester hours from an accredited college or university.  Applicants must ensure that official college transcripts are included with application or ensure transcripts are in personnel file.

License and Requirements:

Valid driver’s license with certification of Emergency Vehicle Accident Program (EVAP).

Working Conditions:

Work is primarily performed in an office environment and at emergency scenes in the community. Physical hazard from smoke fumes and inhalation, burning objects and obstacles may be present at a fire scene. Attendance at evening meetings may be required.

City Values:

Integrity: We demonstrate sound, honest, truthful and consistent actions.

Accountability: We take ownership of our actions and responsibilities.

Commitment to Service: We are dedicated to seeking solutions for our community.

Selection Process:

Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application. Ensure that official college transcripts are on file with Human Resources.



Fire Department
8450 161st Avenue NE
Redmond, WA 98052