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Notice #: 03512776
State/City & County Jobs


$100,900 annually


The Fire Chief shall:

1. Be the administrative head of the department;
2. Provide and perform fire fighting, rescue, and first-responder emergency services in order to save lives and property from fires and other emergencies arising on land, sea, and hazardous terrain, including the mitigation and stabilization of hazardous materials and incidents relating to the same;
3. Provide public education programs related to fire prevention and public safety;
4. Train, equip, maintain, and supervise the force of fire fighting and emergency rescue personnel;
5. Investigate the cause, origin, and circumstances of fires;
6. Adopt rules relating to the protection of persons and property against fires;
7. Monitor the standards for construction and occupancy of buildings for the purposes of fire prevention and life safety and approvebuilding plans as provided by law;
8. Exercise such other powers and duties as may be assigned by the commission or as may be provided by law.


Training and Experience: The chief shall have had a minimum of five years of experience in fire control, at least three years of which shall have been in an administrative capacity.

License Requirement: Possession of a valid Hawaii State Driver\u2019s License (Class 3).

Citizen and Residence: The chief shall be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of Hawaii for at least one year immediately preceding the appointment. You must provide evidence verifying your status and employment authorization in the United States at the time of application.


Cover letter, resume (including any relevant training certificates and diplomas), and letter(s) of recommendation must be presented no later than December 5, 2007. If mailed, applications must bear a United States Postal Service postmark dated no later than December 5, 2007. Present or mail applications to:

Fire & Public Safety Commission c/o Department of the Corporation Counsel County of Maui
Kalana O Maui Building, Ninth Floor 200 South High Street Wailuku, Hawaii 96793

Pre-Employment/Post-Offer Drug Screening Test: Applicants must pass a pre-employment/post-offer drug screening test as a condition of employment. There is no retesting or re-evaluation process.
(SB03512775 10/28, 11/4, 11/11/07)