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Battalion Chief


City of Corvallis

Location: Corvallis, OR

The City of Corvallis is seeking to fill the position of Battalion Chief. Corvallis is ideally positioned in Oregon to take advantage of all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Situated in the Willamette Valley, the city is an hour from the spectacular Oregon Coast and two hours from the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Mountains. The Portland metro is accessible to the north for those seeking to add some big-city flair to their Northwest lifestyle.

With a strong focus on neighborhood livability and top-notch schools, Corvallis offers quite a bit to families as well. The city is filled with abundant parkland and green spaces, and rural natural areas are popular with hikers, cyclists and runners throughout the year.

The community is home to Oregon State University, and its students comprise about half of the city’s population during the school year. Celebrating its 150th year in Corvallis in 2017, OSU offers a wealth of culture and innovation, and many of its graduates take their knowledge directly into the region’s burgeoning technology sector. Corvallis consistently ranks among the most livable college towns throughout the nation.

The Battalion Chief will organize and manage daily operations of fire department emergency and non-emergency service delivery. Command and coordinate emergency resources at fire, EMS, hazmat, and rescue incidents. Ensure department readiness through personnel development and training. Develop and manage operational programs. Supervises and manages shift personnel and volunteers. These tasks are illustrative only and may include other related duties.

The City of Corvallis encourages interested candidates to investigate and research this opportunity by visiting the city website https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/and reviewing the attached documents. Application must include a cover letter and resume.  Application deadline is September 4, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

Additional Information

Salary Range: $8,416.52 – $11,291.84 Monthly

Full-Time, non-presented, management exempt position

12-month probationary period


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