Job ID #2453: Deputy Fire Chief

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PositionDeputy Fire Chief
Salary$149,258.16 - $208,961.42 Annually
AgencyVentura County Fire Department
DeadlineContinuous Recruitment
DescriptionVentura County is located on California's "Gold Coast" approximately 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 30 miles southeast of Santa Barbara.  Residents enjoy rolling hills and sweeping ocean views in nearly perfect Mediterranean climate with an average annual temperature of 74.2 degrees.  The beauty and weather combined with a wonderful quality of life are among the many reasons our residents choose to call Ventura County "home."
The ideal candidate will possess thorough knowledge of: principles of organization, general public administration and management, including fire operations, policies and procedures, budgeting and organizational planning and analysis; the operational processes and principles specifically inherent to the Fire District and County Government; Incident Command System; Emergency Incident tactics and strategy; code adoption process (both state and local); and, state and local fire code regulations.
Additional InformationA thorough pre-employment, post offer background investigation which may include inquiry into past employment, education, criminal background information, and driving record may be required for this position.
Submission Instructions:
For further information about this recruitment and to apply, visit our website at

Application Review Date: 12/12/18
To ApplyFILING DEADLINE: This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time. Your application must be received by the County of Ventura, Human Resources in Ventura, California, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. For further information about this recruitment, please contact Danielle Keys by e-mail at