News from: The City of Cathedral City
The Cathedral City Fire Department is hiring a new Fire Battalion Chief.
$122,557 – $160,423 a year
plus a 2.5% salary increase effective January 1, 2022
and an excellent benefit package!
DEADLINE TO APPLY: November 18, 2021 at Noon
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE, under general supervision, performs operations as necessary to assist in the development and implementation of the Fire Department’s goals and objectives; plans, organizes and supervises Fire Department personnel and resources during emergency responses and administrative operations; and provides administration assistance for overall department operations.
The Cathedral City Fire Department is committed to preserving life, environment, and property through quality emergency response and service.
The Department serves a population of more than 55,000 residents in an area of 23 square miles. Cathedral City is home to a number of country club communities, which are protected by the Cathedral City Firefighters and Paramedics/EMT’s and draw an estimated 17,000 seasonal residents to the City during the fall through spring seasons.
The typical candidate will possess the equivalent to an Associate’s degree (60 semester or 90 quarter hours) from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Fire Science or closely related field.
Bachelor’s degree highly desirable, and seven (7) years paid experience with a municipal fire department of fire district which includes three (3) years in Captain capacity.
Current California State EMT or EMT-P and CPR Certification at time of appointment
Must possess a valid California B or Firefighter Exempt California driver’s license at time of appointment
Must complete CSFM Chief Officer Certification within 18 months of appointment