Fire Chief

City of Benicia, CA

Fire Chief

City of Benicia, California



The City of Benicia, is a beautiful waterfront community of 28,000 on the San Francisco Bay, and is known for its small-town charm and quality of life and is home to numerous award-winning restaurants, schools and parks. Benicia has a high level of community pride and interest in preserving the quality of life. Residents enjoy low crime, good schools, affordable housing, as well as a wide range of cultural and recreational opportunities. The new Fire Chief will be expected to facilitate a team oriented and collaborative work environment focused on the betterment of the entire city operation and the community. The city is looking for an experienced leader who has a Bachelor's degree in Fire Science, Public Administration, or closely related field; has ten years of extensive experience in various aspects of the Fire Service; and has five years of experience at the command level.  The candidate should understand and subscribe to a high performance organizational framework, and have strong strategic planning, motivational skills, and an ability to lead by example. Competitive annual salary range of $143,538- $174,471 DOQ, with attractive benefits.


Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Peckham & McKenney


Resumes acknowledged within two business days.  Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information.  A detailed brochure is available at


Filing deadline: December 20, 2017.


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