Merced is a located in the heart of California’s Central Valley with easy access to the San Francisco Bay Area and Yosemite National Park. The City is home to the newest campus of the University of California which provides a dynamic resource to the City and community.
The City of Merced (population 81,130) is seeking a leader who is innovative, energetic, collaborative and progressive as their next Fire Chief. The Fire Department has a proud history dating back to 1873. The department has a staff of 63 personnel with 5 stations covering the City of Merced.
Candidates must have a BA in Public Administration, professional firefighting experience, five (5) years in a supervisory/management position at Division Chief or higher with a Chief Officer certification.
To apply please visit the City of Merced website at www.cityofmerced.org. Final filing date: September 30, 2014