Position Information

Deputy Chief of Support Services
February 28, 2023
Chelan County Fire District #3 is establishing a hiring list for the position of Chief of Support Services and Prevention.
Application Packets Accepted: March 1st – March 31, 2023 (17:00hrs)
Wage:  $95,000 - $105,000 Retirement (LEOFF2)
FLSA exempt position Wellness Program
State and Federal Mobilization Opportunities Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance/VEBA
The requirements below must be accomplished by the time of hire:
  • Age Requirement:Candidates must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Educational Requirement:Candidates must have a high school diploma or have passed an equivalency test (GED).  Possession of an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science or closely related field OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties of the position.
  • Candidates must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License without record of suspension or revocation.
  • Possess at least three (3) years of career experience in the fire service in a position equal to or greater than Captain or equivalent.
  • Background Check:   Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
  • : Must live within a reasonable response time of Station 31 in Leavenworth
  • Physical Standards: Must be able to pass the NWCG Wildland Firefighter Pack Test at the arduous level annually.
Desired Qualifications
  • Strong, proven, dynamic interpersonal communication skills
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate
  • NWCG red card certification to Task Forcer/Strike Team Leader or above
  • College Degree (or Credit) – Fire, EMS, or general university studies
  • International Fire Code Inspector – skill and knowledge in the use and implementation of the IFC
  • Computer skills – ability to work with current technology
  • Prescribed fire/Firewise Experience
  • Other Certifications – any additional training and/or experience in emergency services
Application steps
To be considered, an application packet must be received by the deadline and include the following information:
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Application
  3. Resume - identifying minimum and desired qualifications and work history. 
  4. 2 Letters of Recommendation.
  5. Supporting Documents (no more than three [3] pages of any supporting documents that you wish to provide for review).
Submit Application Packet to:
Chelan County Fire District # 3
Attn: Stephanie Kuch, District Secretary/Administrative Assistant
228 Chumstick Road
Leavenworth, WA 98826
Application Packets must be received by 17:00hrs on March 31,2023
The hiring process may be modified at any time depending on the needs of the Fire District.  If a modification is made, an attempt shall be made to notify the candidates as soon as possible.  Candidates should plan for the following:
  • Interview  
  • Background Checks  - Employment and Criminal
  • On site day with evening Q & A
  • Final Interview – if needed
  • Physical and Psychological Exam
TERMS and conditions
Contractual Employment:  This position will have an employment contract with 1 year probation.
Reasonable Accommodations:  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Chelan County Fire District #3 will make reasonable accommodations during any and all phases of the selection process for individuals with a disability.  Please contact Assistant Chief of Operations at 509-548-7711 by the Application Deadline date to request accommodation.
Equal Opportunity Policy Statement:  Chelan County Fire District #3 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
Disclaimer:  The provisions of this hiring notice do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this notice may be modified or revoked at the discretion of the District.
Position: Deputy Chief of Support Services
Organization: Chelan County Fire District 3
Location: Leavenworth,  WA 
United States
Salary: 95,000 - 105,000
Posting Start Date: 2/28/2023
Date Posted: 2/28/2023
Requirements Please contact Chief Kelly O'Brien will any questions.  Requests for application can be made to District Secretary Stephanie Kuch via e-mail at: stephanie@chelanfd3.org  or by calling (509)548-7711
Status: This listing expires on: 5/29/2023
Apply Apply for this Position
Send to a Friend  Send to Friend
   Print Job
Return to Job Search  Return to Job Search
Post a Position  Post a Position
Organization Information
Chelan County Fire District 3
228 Chumstick Rd

Leavenworth,  WA 98826
United States
(509) 548-7711
Stephanie Kuch

WFC Motto:
To Serve Educate & Lead

WFC Mission:
Providing leadership through service, education and advocacy.