The Vancouver Fire Department covers over 92 square miles and 232,169 citizens. The department has 205 employees, 181 of which are sworn combat personnel, and 30 volunteers.
The fire chief is seeking an exceptionally well qualified, energetic individual who can lead innovative, energetic and highly competent firefighters. The ideal candidate will have 10 years of progressively responsible experience as a Battalion Chief or higher rank in an organization of similar size and complexity, a graduate, or currently enrolled and actively seeking successful completion of the Executive Fire Officer Program from the National Fire Academy, or possess a bachelor’s degree from and accredited college or university with major coursework in fire, public or business administration or related field.
To be considered for this position, please submit a letter of qualifications, résumé, and current salary information electronically to Mr. Peter Lucarelli at
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NETWORKING THE WOMEN OF TODAY'S FIREFIGHTING WORLD, AND PROVIDING RESOURCES TO HELP BUILD THE FIRE SERVICE OF THE FUTURE