Fire Marshal

City of Murrieta
Until Filled


Under general direction, to direct, manage, supervise and coordinate the staff, operations and activities of the Community Risk Reduction Division within the Fire Department including fire prevention, public education and emergency management; to coordinate activities with other City departments, divisions, and outside agencies; to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Fire Chief; and to perform related work as required. The Fire Marshal may be staffed as a civilian, non-safety position or a safety position.


The City of Murrieta, located in southwest Riverside County, was incorporated under the general laws of the State of California on July 1, 1991 and currently supports a population of approximately 114,000 residents. While offering affordable housing and high quality schools, the City represents a blend of dynamic growth amid the traditional values of a historic rural community dating back to the 1890's. Every resident and employee of the City has the opportunity to be an integral part in shaping the Murrieta of today, and, more important, the Murrieta of tomorrow.


Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, or a related field.

Experience: At least five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional fire inspection, prevention and/or suppression experience, at least two (2) of which should be in a supervisory capacity.

Licenses and Certifications: Possession of a valid California Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record. Possession of or ability to obtain within two (2) years of appointment to the classification, an ICC Fire Inspector II certification.


This position is open until the needs of the City have been met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. For additional information and to apply online, please visit


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