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City of Bend Fire Department – Fire Chief


This position requires extensive specialized knowledge of modern firefighting and emergency medical care principles, practices, methods, procedures and related laws and ordinances. A Bachelor’s degree in fire administration is preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience, in addition to specialized training and extensive (more than 8 years) progressively responsible experience at all levels of fire service, including management. A valid State of Oregon driver’s license is required and must be maintained.

Compensation & Benefits

The salary range for this position is $121,968 – $158,400 depending on experience and qualifications. The City of Bend offers a full range of benefits including:

  • Fully Paid PERS Retirement
  • Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Vacation, sick, performance, and holiday leave
Additional Documents

Express interest by Thursday, April 4, 2019

Express Interest

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