Fire Chief

City of Marysville, CA

Fire Chief
City of Marysville, CA

The City of Marysville is a vibrant city located at the confluence of the Feather and Yuba rivers in the Gold Country region of northern California.  Named after a surviving member of the Donner Party, the City covers an area of 3.6 miles with a population of just over 12,500 people.  Marysville is an affordable, walkable town with majestic Ellis Lake at its heart.  With over 98 acres of parks, the City offers small-town living with abundant amenities and recreational opportunities.

The City of Marysville is seeking a proven leader who demonstrates integrity, professionalism, and excellent communication skills to be their next Fire Chief.  The Fire Chief oversees 12 line suppression staff, one Fire Inspector, one Administrative Assistant, and 12 reserve members.  The department works a 48/96 shift with four line suppression staff on-duty per day, staffing one engine.  The Chief reports directly to the City Manager and is a key member of the City’s executive management team.

The typical background and experience required for this exciting opportunity includes a minimum of five year progressively responsible fire supervisory experience, including management and administrative experience.  A bachelor’s degree is required. An appointment will be made based on the qualifications of the selected candidate. The annual salary range for this position is currently from $114,400 to $143,000 with an excellent benefits packet.

Resume filing deadline is July 22, 2022.  

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please visit our website at:

Peckham & McKenney

Call Kim Petersen at 510.520.3569 for more information. A detailed brochure is available at  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.


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