Mosier Fire Department, a special tax district of Oregon, announces an exciting opportunity for Mosier Fire Chief, a full time leadership position managing a small, rural volunteer fire agency in Mosier, OR. Located in the spectacular Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area, MFD provides fire suppression, EMS, rescue and fire prevention activities for approximately 1400 homes across 22 square miles in the NW corner of Wasco County. Our 2017-18 General Fund budget is $318,471, plus we have significant capital reserve funds and recent major grants. We are fortunate to have a cadre of dedicated, long-serving volunteers and are growing to serve our community. The Chief reports to Mosier Fire District Board. www.MosierFire.com
Starting salary: $43,800 – $51,672/year
A generous Chiefs benefits package includes: Oregon PERS retirement; Medical, Vision, Dental and Health insurance, in addition to State required employee benefits (work comp, etc.) Paid time off includes 2 weeks of vacation accrued annually years 1-4; add one week accrued annually at year 5 and add another week accrued annually at 5 year intervals after that. Nine recognized holidays per year. Sick time is accrued monthly with no ceiling on accruable sick time. Comp time given for hours worked on planned vacation, sick or holiday time or as Board-approved.
All candidates must pass an Oregon State CJIS LEDS criminal background check to be hired. Information: http://www.oregon.gov/osp/cjis/pages/adminrules.aspx
Applicants must email a completed job application and send copies of required professional certifications. Please indicate starting salary or benefits requests if they exceed ours in your cover letter. You may also send additional information, such as references, relevant Fire/EMS certifications and documentation of experience meeting the essential duties, necessary knowledge/abilities and job qualification requirements from the Mosier Fire Chief job description or demonstrate the listed job requirements will be met within three months.
To apply, email your completed and signed job application, cover letter outlining how you meet the specific job qualifications and attach copies of required certifications. Applications will be accepted 2/25/18 to midnight 3/11/18.
We accept email applications only. Please send to:
Attn: Hiring Committee, Mosier Fire Dept.
RE: Fire Chief job opening
Qualified veterans and candidates already living or having access to housing in the Columbia River Gorge will be given application priority.
Initial qualification review / interviews begin Tues March 13, 4-8pm, Sun. March 18, 11-2pm and Thurs. March 22, 6-8pm.
Thank you for your interest!