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Fire Chief

The City of Olympia, WA is seeking a Fire Chief to join a proud organization with a rich history and a tradition of excellence in serving the community. As the capital city of Washington State, Olympia offers a unique energy, accessibility, and opportunity. The city’s outstanding quality of life, low crime rate, unique housing inventory, and family-friendly amenities attract an active and engaged population of 55,605. 



Olympia Fire Department (OFD) is an all-hazards department employing 114 full-time career staff from four stations, a fire training facility, and a vehicle repair facility. At minimum staffing, there is a full complement of 20 members on duty. In 2022, OFD responded to 15,555 calls across its service area of approximately 25 square miles. 



The Olympia Fire Department is a premier fire department protecting the City of Olympia and the Washington State Capital. The next Fire Chief will join a proud organization that is dynamic, effective, and upbeat. The City is looking for an experienced leader who can modernize the department while building upon the department’s rich history. The new Fire Chief will have the opportunity to develop a vision and strategic plan for the department’s future. If you are a collaborative and visionary leader with the ability to deliver outcomes for the community, this is an excellent opportunity you will want to pursue. 

Position: Fire Chief
Organization: City of Olympia
Location: Olympia,  WA 
United States
Salary: $205,000 annually
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 8/24/2023

View the full position profile and job description at gmphr.com. 


More Information:?GMP Consultants?is assisting the City of Olympia with this search. Learn more at gmphr.com. The City of Olympia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First Review is September 17, 2023. 

Status: This listing expires on: 11/22/2023
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City of Olympia

Olympia,  WA 98507-1967
United States
Dan Olson

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