Deputy Director - Fire

Marin County Fire Department

The newly created position of Deputy Director will join the Marin County Fire Department’s Executive Team, ensuring that the day-to-day management of fiscal, personnel, and administrative operations of the department are successfully executed. The position will also play a vital role in managing the recent expansion of services provided to the Ross Valley Fire Department and the National Park Service to ensure smooth, efficient, and effective operations of a growing department.  

The dynamic, creative, and out-of-the-box thinking Deputy Director is actively involved in strategic planning in a fast paced, dynamic organization whose mission is to serve, and where building and maintaining relationships are the keys to success.  

The position is based at the Marin County Fire Department’s Administrative Headquarters in  Woodacre, CA and will be expected to attend meetings at various locations throughout Marin.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

¨ Provide administrative direction to the Marin County Fire Department and Ross Valley Fire       Department with responsibility in the areas of budget and finance, human resources, facilities, capital planning, information technology, and labor relations.

¨ Supervise an outstanding administrative team.

¨ Serve as a member of the Fire Department’s executive management team tasked with overseeing the alignment of resources to accomplish the Department’s strategic initiatives, the County’s    Strategic Plan, implementation of technology & capital project plans, and other system-wide goals & objectives.

¨ Participate in Town Council Meetings and interact regularly with Town Managers, Department Heads and elected officials. Represent the Fire Chief at a variety of regular and ad hoc meetings. Attend evening and weekend meetings.

¨ Work in partnership with the Deputy Fire Chief to provide Assistant Department Head-level support to the Fire Chief.