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City of Boise Idaho

FIRE CHIEF Position Hiring

The City of Boise, Idaho seeks highly qualified candidates to apply for the position of Fire Chief. The next Fire Chief will have the opportunity to continuously improve an already high performing agency. Boise the capital of Idaho and largest metropolitan center between Portland and Salt Lake City, offers beauty and adventure both outdoors and within our thriving arts scene. The Department serves a population of nearly 250,000 residents which include the City of Boise, Garden City, Boise Airport and three contracted fire districts in the local service area. Emergency response services are delivered from 17 fire stations located throughout the city in a 130+ square mile response area. The Department is made up of 7 command staff, 16 professional staff, and 274 fire fighters. The Chief and command staff manage an annual budget of 59 million in FY2020. Minimum qualifications required are a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field; and seven years of progressively responsible experience in fire service with a full service fire department and a minimum of five years of experience at the command officer level. The starting annual salary range is $160,000-$180,000, plus a top-notch benefit package and relocation assistance.



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