Fire Chief/EMS Director

City Of Clarkston

Location: Clarkston, WA

The City of Clarkston, Washington is seeking a progressive leader who is highly motivated, collaborative with a commitment to service and experience to fill the position of Fire Chief/ EMS Director. Clarkston is located in the northeast corner of Asotin County directly across the river from Lewiston, Idaho on the confluence of the Clearwater and Snake Rivers. The city is best known as the gateway to North America’s deepest gorge, Hells Canyon, and boasts year-around events, fantastic food and wine and a rich history. The valley’s warm climate enables the residents and visitors to enjoy year-around outdoor activities such as golf, fishing, biking, walking and running on the trails along the beautiful Snake River. The sparkling rivers and creeks beckon you to the outdoors where cruise ships, jet boat rides, boating, water skiing, rafting, and world-class fishing await. The nearby forest lands with deer, elk and game birds provide hunters abundant natural bounty with a warm small town atmosphere.  Clarkston is a full-service city with just over 7,200 residents and is organized under a Strong Mayor-Council form of government, and the Fire Chief is a department head who reports directly to the City Mayor. The salary for the Fire Chief is $94,500 with a generous benefit package, including health insurance, vacation, sick time, and LEOFF retirement plan. The appointment for this position can be full-time city employment with benefits or by a part-time personal services contract with no benefits, as not to interrupt Washington State LEOFF retirement benefits.  The City of Clarkston encourages interested candidates to investigate and research this executive opportunity by visiting the city website and reviewing the attached documents. Position will remain open until filled, the first review of applications will be after 5:00 pm on January 27, 2020.

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