Fire Chief
Georgetown Fire Protection District (CA)

Georgetown, California, is a registered California Historical Landmark located in El Dorado County, California.

The District currently covers 96 square miles with a population of about 6,500. Commercial development is located in primarily two geographical areas of the District within a mile of each other. In addition, there is a general aviation airport, a water treatment facility, and two bulk propane plants that are known target hazards.

The District’s Fire Chief is retiring after a 12-year tenure. Current staffing includes a full-time Administrative Assistant and a combination of paid and volunteer firefighters, including five Firefighter/Paramedics and one Firefighter/EMT assigned to the ambulance.


Georgetown Fire Chief Brochure

REQUIRED Georgetown Fire Chief Application and Supplemental Questionnaire

Salary range: $140,000–$145,000. Starting salary is dependent upon experience/qualifications and will be negotiated at time of hire. The District also provides a generous benefit package of PERS, health, dental, vision, vacation, sick leave, and District-supplied, fully-equipped incident management vehicle.

Please submit a signed and completed application, resume, cover letter, and any other relevant supporting documentation no later than 5:00 PM PST on Monday, July 8, 2019.

Application materials must be sent electronically, with return receipt request (if available), to:

Please direct all inquiries regarding position details, the application process, and application materials to the email address above.



  • Eight (8) years of experience in fire or emergency medical service work, three years of which must have been equivalent to fire captain or higher, and
  • Must have experience in planning, coordinating, implementing, and administering Fire District and Fire Department policies;
  • Must possess a valid California Class B Driver's License with appropriate endorsements or upgrade within three months of hire;
  • No felony convictions or other disqualifying criminal histories;
  • Two-year college degree in Fire Science or related field;
  • CSFM Fire Officer Certification or equivalent in knowledge, training, certification, and experience;
  • Ability to meet Departmental physical standards;
  • Must be a non-smoker or agree to stop smoking within 30 days of hire;
  • Establish residency within 20 minutes driving distance of Main Street Fire Headquarters.


  • Four-year degree in Fire Science or related field.
  • Minimum 2-year degree, 4-year desirable, or a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience to likely lead to a successful candidate.
  • CSFM Chief Officer Certification or ability to obtain such.
  • EMT I certification, Paramedic experience preferred.
  • Two (2) years as a Chief Officer or equivalent.
Job Information
  • Location:
    Georgetown, California, United States | Wilsonville, Oregon, 97070, United States
  • Job ID:
  • Posted:
    June 10, 2019
  • Position Title:
    Fire Chief
  • Company Name:
    Emergency Services Consulting International
  • Industries:
    Fire Service
  • Job Function:
  • Entry Level:
  • Minimum Education:
    Associates Degree
  • Minimum Experience:
    7-10 Years
  • Salary:
    $140,000.00 - $145,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

About Emergency Services Consulting International

Emergency Services Consulting International (ESCI) is an international firm founded by Jack Snook. Our firm provides specialized, high quality, professional fire, police, communications, and EMS consulting services to organizations throughout the United States and Canada. ESCI has been meeting the needs of emergency services agencies since 1976 and is considered by many to be the nation’s leader in public safety consulting. Utilizing a staff of six personnel and over 40 field consultants nationwide, ESCI provides consulting services to municipalities, districts, nonprofit organizations, and the industrial and commercial community.

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