Fire Chief – El Dorado Hills Fire Department

Client: El Dorado Hills Fire Department
(El Dorado Hills, California)
Position: Fire Chief
Closing Date: Closed

Additional Information: 


The El Dorado Hills Fire Department offers an outstanding career opportunity for an ethical and experienced leader to become its next Fire Chief. Adjacent to Folsom Lake, only 40 minutes from downtown Sacramento, and 90 minutes from Lake Tahoe, El Dorado Hills’ location is matched with excellent schools and community amenities. The El Dorado Hills Fire District includes 49,000 residents served by 5 stations covering a service area of approximately 80 square miles. The El Dorado Hills County Water District Board governs the operations of the Fire District. The Fire District provides Fire Suppression, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Emergency Response services through an authorized staffing of 70 members and with an annual budget of $21,000,000. A typical way to qualify for this position is a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, fire sciences, medical field, or a related field with seven years of fire administration or similar level of emergency response experience, preferably at the command level or higher. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience as determined by the Board may be substituted for the above. The salary range for this at-will executive position will be $174,000 to $212,500 with placement within the range dependent upon qualifications. Additionally, the selected candidate will enjoy an excellent benefits package. Relocation assistance is available and will be negotiated with the selected candidate.