The ideal candidate is an experienced and progressive fire officer with a clear understanding of the dynamics of continuously improving the quality of service delivered with a combination full-time, part-time, and volunteer workforce. The successful candidate easily develops positive relationships with our members and community partners.
The division chief balances an exceptional level of technical knowledge and skill with the ability to develop the same in others and have a willingness to do what is needed to meet the mission regardless of rank or role.
The Ideal candidate is committed to CWIFR’s mission to partner with our community to proactively reduce risk from fire, illness, injury and other hazards. The division chief walks the walk and demonstrates ongoing commitment to our values of professionalism, integrity, compassion, and excellence.
The division chief has the ability to think critically and is committed to continuous improvement and demonstrates a focused ability to get things done. The ideal candidate is politically astute and diplomatic, enjoys engaging in regional issues, and exploring alternatives to the status quo. The ideal candidate will integrate well with the fire chief, deputy chief, and finance officer as a member of the district’s executive staff. The division chief is a transparent leader with a high level of consistency with the district’s organizational values who holds others accountable and who is willing to be held to the same standard.