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Fire Chief

City of Lynchburg, VA

31 Oct 17
21 Nov 17
Job Function
Fire Chief

Full Time

Related Topics

Public Safety
Job Location

900 Church Street , Lynchburg, VA






900 Church Street
Lynchburg , VA 24504-1629

Form of Govt

Council-Manager (City)


Chief appointed official position was recognized by ICMA in 1920 as a Council-Manager position.


1 chief appointed officials in the past 10 years

Fire Chief, City of Lynchburg, Virginia (Pop.80,212)

The City of Lynchburg is seeking a progressive Fire Chief who is a proven professional with extensive Fire and EMS experience, including at least seven (7) years at a high ranking command level. Significant “boots on the ground” experience in both Fire and EMS service delivery are critical components for a successful candidate. The successful applicant will possess the leadership and communications skills to articulate and implement a clear vision for Fire and EMS services that reflect the values of Honesty, Integrity, Trust and Compassion. A Bachelor’s degree in Fire Science, Fire Administration, Business or Public Administration or a closely related field required; a Master’s degree is preferred. Requires successful experience in developing and implementing innovative and imaginative solutions to difficult and complex Fire and EMS issues, and a track record of effective supervisory skills and resource management. The Fire Chief reports to and serves at the pleasure of the City Manager. Residency within the City of Lynchburg is required.

Any equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of the specific requirements listed above. Market competitive salary, dependent on qualifications including excellent benefits. A full recruitment profile is available at Interested, qualified parties are encouraged to submit a a cover letter, confidential resume with salary history, three (3) professional references and the answers to the supplemental questions , via the City’s web based application process at by November 21, 2017 to:
Heather M. Brown, IPMA-SCP, PHR
Director of Human Resources
900 Church Street
Lynchburg, Virginia 24504
Fax: (434) 845-4304


For questions or to request an accommodation, please call (434) 455-4213

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