About The Positions
The district is currently recruiting to fill two Division Chief positions. Of the two Division Chiefs, one is assigned to operations and one to fire and life safety (Fire Marshal).
The district may use this list to fill either Division Chief position. Currently, we anticipate filling both positions, although this may be subject to change.
Under the direct supervision of the Fire Chief, as a confidential employee and member of the district management team, a Division Chief:
Exercises a high degree of authority and supervisory responsibility.
Develops plans, organizes, and directs one or more functional organizational
divisions such as: communication, EMS, operations, training, prevention, safety, fleet, facilities, personnel supervision, fuels, etc. as assigned by the Fire Chief as well as administering a variety of management and/or administrative support programs throughout the district.
Develops and recommends policies and procedural changes for all areas of responsibility.
Participates in budget development and oversight for areas of responsibility. Supervises and oversees assigned shift Battalion Chiefs, Captains, and other
Responds to incidents and ensures effective and efficient delivery of
Works cooperatively, adapts quickly, and performs line functions as
Other duties and responsibilities as outlined in Class Specifications, District
Expectations, and Career Development Guide.
Compensation and Benefits
This is a salaried position, FLSA exempt.
$126,651.20 - $146,244.80 annually DOE
Benefits: ALS Premium (as applicable) and Longevity (as warranted).
Additional benefits outlined in District Rules and Regulations and
Unrepresented agreement including but not limited to:
PERS (Public Employees Retirement System) - benefits dependent on
Health Insurance including medical, dental, and vision for employee and
family - 100% paid by district
Life and long-term disability insurance - 100% paid by district
Vacation, sick leave, 14 paid holidays, and uniform allowance
Ten years as a full-time paid firefighter, three at the rank of Battalion Chief or above. Possess the following certifications:
Associate Degree or higher
CSFM Firefighter I and II (or equivalent)
CSFM Fire Officer or Company Officer certification (or equivalent)
CSFM Chief Officer or CSFM Chief Fire Officer certification (or equivalent) or possess the
Chief Fire Officer 3A: Human Resources Management
Chief Fire Officer 3B: Budget and Fiscal Responsibilities
Chief Fire Officer 3C: General Administrations Functions
Chief Fire Officer 3D: Emergency Service Delivery Responsibilities
CA or NV Class C Driver`s License with Firefighter endorsement or equivalent
Current California State Paramedic License or EMT Certification or National Registered
Paramedic or EMT (California Licensed and local accreditation required within 60 days of
Current CPR certification to the Health Care Provider level
S-270 Basic Air Ops
S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior
I-100 / I-200/ I-300 / I-400 / NIMS IS 700
Preferred and Desired Qualifications
Bachelor`s degree in Fire Science, Public Administration, or a related degree
CSFM Chief Officer certification or equivalent nationally recognized
S-234 Ignition Operations
S-330 All-Risk Strike Team Leader
Confined Space Awareness certification
Fire prevention experience
Application Procedure/Open Until Filled
To be considered for this promotional opportunity, please submit a completed letter of interest, district application, resume, and copies of required and applicable certifications. With your letter of interest, please include a detailed list of your experience in fire command tactics at major fires, fire and life safety programs with an emphasis on prevention, management of major hazardous materials incidents, wildland firefighting tactics, and organizational development and human relations.
To be considered for the initial application review, all required material must be received prior to noon, February 17, 2021. Postmarks and/or faxed material will not be accepted.
The Examination and Selection Process
The date of the first application review is still to be determined. Selection procedure will include an application review, written examination, assessment center, oral interview, and Chief`s interview.
The examination process will be designed to evaluate tactical and management level knowledge, skills, and abilities consistent with the Division Chief position.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the district will take additional measures to ensure the safety of the applicant, those participating in the evaluations, assessments, and interviews and all others in support of this effort. The district reserves the right to apply and use available technology and remote communications measures as necessary throughout the process. It will be the responsibility of the applicant in some cases to be able to accommodate the technologies and virtual platforms selected by the district.
Applicants selected as finalists for the position will be subject to a criminal history/credit/driver?s license check prior to the district Chief?s interview. Information from the applicant?s resume may be subject to public disclosure.
Schedule: This position requires a minimum of 40 hours per week. Probation: This position has a probationary period of one year.
North Tahoe Fire Protection District is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The provisions of this pamphlet do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.