Battalion Chief

City of Pinole

Location: Pinole, CA

The City of Pinole with a diverse population of 19,000 is located in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area, on the shores of San Pablo Bay in West Contra Costa County.
 Much of the land has gently rolling hills with steeper hills paralleling on the north and south.  The downtown area still retains many turn-of-the-century building stock and is being preserved by the City as a historic area.

The Battalion Chief (BC) may be responsible for several areas of daily operations, including planning and coordinating of fire suppression, prevention, code inspection and enforcement, rescue and public education activities, emergency medical operations and hazardous materials response for an assigned shift within the Department. The BC will respond to and assume Incident Command, or other ICS roles when appropriate.  This position is one of three BCs in the Battalion 7 area, encompassing Pinole, and the Rodeo/Hercules and Contra Costa Fire Protection Districts service areas.  The BC is also expected to provide first line management supervision and direction to all of the shift crews in the Battalion.

The Battalion Chief will have a background that includes at least four years of suppression experience as a full time Fire Captain. A Certification or completion of all established SFMO Fire Officer courses is required.  Possession of or the ability to obtain an EMT-D Enhanced certificate is also expected for this position.  The Battalion Chief position pays an annual salary of up to $137,255 DOQ. 
To be considered, please visit the Avery Associates Career Portal at to upload your letter of interest, resume, salary history and contact information including email addresses for five work-related references to Paul Kimura by July 7, 2017.

Paul Kimura or Bill Lopez
Avery Associates
3½ N. Santa Cruz Ave., Suite A
Los Gatos, CA 95030

See Attached: Job Brochure

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