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Aumsville Rural Fire Protection District - Fire Chief

Posted: 5/15/2023
Salary: DOE
Location: Aumsville


Application Deadline: June 7th, 2023 at 5:00pm


Aumsville Fire District is currently seeking a highly motivated professional leader to fill the position of Fire Chief. The current Chief will retire on June 30th. A complete job description can by found at The Fire Chief is expected to lead a combination department comprised of career, volunteer, and part-time staff who serve the 24 square mile district as well as the City of Aumsville. The Fire Chief oversees all operations and administration of an all-hazards response district which includes fire suppression and prevention, emergency medical services (EMS), motor vehicle crash mitigation, hazmat operations, and wildland fire responses. The district operates from two fire stations. In 2022 the district responded to 820 calls. 64% of the calls were EMS. The District is governed by a five-member Board of Directors. The Fire Chief is an exempt position that works at the will of the Board. The job description with the position requirements is attached. The District currently operates with a part-time Chief but has had a full-time Chief in the past. The District is open to non-traditional proposals regarding hours of work and/or staffing patterns to best serve the citizens of the District.


Your application packet should contain the following:

a) a letter of interest that includes any non-traditional proposal(s) regarding filling the position.

b) Include a complete resume detailing all past experiences and education.

c) Include copies of degrees, certifications, and awards.

d) The completed affidavit, which is attached.


The Application packet must be received by 5:00 pm on June 7, 2023.


Please send your completed packet to: Aumsville Fire District Hiring Process, 490 Church St, PO Box 247, Aumsville OR 97325. You can hand deliver your packets to the Aumsville fire station office Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. If you have questions about the application process, please contact Chief Roy Hari at (503) 508-6648. Packets should be sealed in a manila envelope and marked Attention Chief Hari.