Fire Chief

Missouri City - Missouri City, Texas

Feb 16, 2021

Application Deadline:
Mar 10, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$Commensurate with experience and qualifications. annual

Job Description

Missouri City, Texas

Fire Chief Annual salary range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

Missouri City, Texas, known as the “Show Me” city, has a population of over 70,000 and is conveniently situated 20 miles southwest of downtown Houston. The city covers 29.8 square miles and is easily accessible by major transportation thoroughfares including US 90A, Beltway 8 (Sam Houston Tollway), Fort Bend Toll Road, and State Highway 6. Most of the city is located in Fort Bend County with a small portion of the city in Harris County.

The City is looking for a dynamic leader as the new Fire Chief to champion a team with a Public Protection Class rating of 1/1Y, the highest rating awarded by ISO - only 26 cities in Texas and 97 cities nationwide have achieved a Class 1 rating! The Department has a total of 80 employees in the following divisions: Administration, Training & Education, Operations, Community Risk Reduction/Fire Prevention, Community Engagement and Emergency Management, and currently has 5 stations with station 6 about to break ground. The total operating budget for FY2020-21 is $9,128,262.

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic leader with proven fire services management experience in diverse environments, must have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to build positive relationships, and be a team player in the department, the City, and the community. The candidate selected will be experienced in Fire Services, but more importantly, will be a strong leader with a transparent and inclusive management style. It is imperative that this new Fire Chief comes with experience having managed in a highly resourceful manner during challenging fiscal times, and is attentive to responsiveness, efficiency, and effectiveness. Prior experience in emergency operations is highly desirable!

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred; a minimum of seven years relevant professional experience and possession of a Master Firefighter or comparable national certification; or the ability to secure a Master Firefighter Certification within one year of employment required. Instructor II Certification from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection preferred. Basic Fire Inspector Certification preferred. Emergency Medical Technician – Basic certification from the Texas Department of State Health Services or National Registry strongly preferred.

Job Requirements

  • Age: Desired
  • Education: bachelor’s degree
  • Experience: Required

Contact Information

Kylie Wilson

Missouri City
3849 Cartwright Rd
Missouri City, Texas 77459
phone: 4082588000

How to Apply

To review more information on the position, and to submit your materials visit:

Kylie Wilson CPS HR Consulting

To view an online brochure for this position visit: Missouri City, Texas website:

Missouri City, Texas is an equal opportunity employer.

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