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Westport-Wauna RFPD - Fire Chief

Posted: 7/10/2024
Location: Wesport, OR


Fire Chief Needed

Westport-Wauna RFPD

Part-time position



  • We are looking for someone with an Associate’s degree in Fire science, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field. Other suitable combinations of education and experience which would provide the necessary knowledge and abilities for the position would be considered.
  • Minimum of 5 years of fire service management
  • Administrative experience in a public safety agency
  • Strong background in fire suppression, emergency management, hazmat response, emergency medical service principles, procedures, techniques and equipment
  • Must have a current EMT or Paramedic certification
  • Public administration, accounting principles, budget planning and control, principles of management and labor relations, performance evaluation and public relations
  • Substantial understanding and ability to work with the International Fire Code, International Building Codes and National Fire Protection Agency Standards
  • Support, promote, and model the departments Vision and Values in all aspects of job performance
  • Conduct self at all times in an ethical, professional, and respectful manner
  • Identify the Departments future direction in response to changing community needs, and develop, implement, and monitor appropriate plans
  • Must reside within a twenty-mile radius or be within a 10-minute response time.
  • Firefighter II certified
  • Must possess current emergency vehicle, NFPA driver operator certification, or be able to obtain within 6 months of hire
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and appropriate insurance at the time of hire
  • Must pass background checks
  • This position is considered safety-sensitive and is subject to pre-employment drug testing (including marijuana)


This job qualifications should not be constructed to imply that these requirements are exclusive standards for the assignment. The Fire Chief will comply with any other instructions, directions, and perform any other related duties as may be required by the governing Board of Directors. Performance of the other essential functions may depend upon work location, or assignment.


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