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Fire Chief

South Beach Regional Fire Authority



South Beach Regional Fire Authority is seeking a FIRE CHIEF who is the Chief Executive Officer of the SBRFA, responsible to the five member Board of Commissioners for the effective and legal conduct of the authority.  Management skills of the ideal candidate will include strong leadership, organizational, human resource-interpersonal, budget, and financial experience. The selected candidate will manage our current and expandable combination of 11 paid staff consisting of paramedics, EMTs, fire fighters, and office administrative assistants as well as volunteer fire fighters-EMT personnel. Our moto is “Better Together”.  SBRFA Budget for 2018 is $2.3 million and estimated 2019 Budget is $2.4 million.  We offer competitive salary, excellent benefits package, and friendly work environment. 

The Regional Fire Authority service area is located at the southwestern edge of Grays Harbor County including a portion of North Pacific County in Washington State. The RFA was established October 1, 2017 by a vote of the citizens to combine 4 fire districts, the City of Westport fire department, and an ambulance service (South Beach Fire and EMS) to provide service to the City of Westport, Ocosta, Rural Westport, Grayland, North Cove-Tokeland area. Our proud professionals provide around the clock 911 emergency services to over 6000 residents which increase to 12,000 with tourist population during the summer logging over 1500 responding service calls annually. The diverse service area includes harbor/marina, industrial, commercial, residential, forest, and Pacific Ocean beaches/dunes within the 42 square mile service area.

Currently, the Authority maintains 4 Fire Stations in its response area. Westport Station 3-1 is staffed 24 hours/day with paid Paramedic-EMT level EMS fire fighters with volunteer-fire fighters support. Three other stations at Ocosta, Grayland, and North Cove-Tokeland have fire apparatus/vehicles and ambulances staged and are volunteer supported. 


For a full job description and to view and download Fire Chief qualifications-job description, please read further this job announcement or visit our SBRFA website URL: This position is open until filled with a first review of applications received on or before 5 PM, Monday, August 6, 2018.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and completed SBRFA application to: SBRFA, P.O. Box 1195 (Mailing) or hand deliver to 170 West Spokane Street, Westport WA. 98595. Please mark the envelope “Confidential-Application Enclosed”.

Direct any questions only to Diane, Administrative Assistant, phone (360) 268-9832.  

Posted: Jul 10, 2018,
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