Fire Chief

Avondale, Arizona - Avondale, Arizona

Oct 22, 2021

Application Deadline:
Dec 10, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$146,328.79-$212,176.73 annual

Job Description

The City of Avondale, AZ is seeking a strategic, innovative, and confident fire management professional to serve as its new Fire Chief. The ideal candidate will consistently demonstrate sound professional judgment and take a strategic approach to problem-solving. The City is seeking a firm but fair leader who holds themselves to the highest ethical standards and leads by example, setting clear expectations for employees, as well as being committed to diversity and inclusion in their hiring practices. Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Fire Science, Business Administration or Emergency Management. A master’s degree and Executive Fire Officer (EFO) or its equivalent is preferred. Candidates must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience as a Fire Chief or Assistant/Deputy Fire Chief in a similar or larger size jurisdiction and must obtain or have the ability to obtain a valid Arizona Operator’s Driver’s License.

The annual salary range for the Fire Chief position is $146,328.79-$212,176.73; placement within this range is dependent on experience and qualifications. The City of Avondale also offers a competitive benefits package.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18+
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree +
  • Experience: 5+ years

Contact Information

Joel Bryden

Avondale, Arizona
Avondale, Arizona 85323
phone: 9167849080

How to Apply

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at If you have any questions or have suggestions for potential candidates, please contact Mr. Joel Bryden at (916) 784-9080. Filing Deadline: December 10, 2021

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