San Bruno

Fire Marshal (Non-Suppression Administrative Battalion Chief) (19903170)

San Francisco/Peninsula
8/30/2019 at 5pm or until 999 applicants
$144,432.00-$177,240.00 Annually


555 El Camino Real, San Bruno, 94066


The City of San Bruno invites applications for the position of

FIRE MARSHAL (Non-Suppression Administrative Battalion Chief)

Annual Salary

$144,432 - $177,240

Filing Deadline

5pm on Friday, August 30, 2019

Application Process

Accepted online at

The Position

The City of San Bruno is currently seeking an energetic and dedicated leader to serve as Fire Marshal (Non-Suppression Administrative Battalion Chief), who will lead and manage fire prevention initiatives.  The Fire Marshal will have an opportunity to work on exciting projects, including managing the YouTube/Google facilities expansion and the anticipated redevelopment along the Transit Corridors Plan, for a revitalized commercial corridor around the City’s downtown area.  In addition to working with developers to ensure fire safety systems, the Fire Marshal will also aid consultants with the City’s new development impact fees, which will generate revenue for future Fire Department initiatives. This position works a 40-hour schedule or other work schedule as dictated by the needs of the Department.

Under the direction of the Fire Chief, the Fire Marshal manages fire prevention activities for the City of San Bruno.  These duties include, but are not limited to, managing effective fire prevention initiatives, implementing public education programs, administering the fire prevention budget, supervising a permit services center, managing the fire prevention records management system, coordinating code enforcement, overseeing review of building construction and fire protection system plans for conformance to fire and life safety standards, coordinating fire prevention training, and performing other duties as assigned. In addition to the assigned division, the Battalion Chief acts as a significant role model for the department through leading by example, supporting and implementing professional management standards, and actively taking part in grooming future leaders.

The San Bruno Fire Department is dedicated to the protection of health, life and property, and has a long standing tradition of service and excellence.  The Fire Department provides a full range of services and places priority on the safety and emergency preparedness of our citizens through outreach programs in fire prevention, public education, advanced life support, hazardous material safety, and fire suppression activities.

Minimum Qualifications

· Minimum 10 years of increasingly responsible experience with at least 3 years of command experience comparable to the Fire Captain level in San Bruno

· Graduation from an accredited college or university with a BA/BS in Fire Science, Business Administration, Public Administration or closely related field, or an AA/AS degree or completion of 60 college units with Fire Officer Certification and completion of Chief Officer Certification within one (1) year of appointment

Special Requirements

· Possession of and ability to maintain a valid Class B or C driver’s license with Firefighter endorsement

· Possession of and ability to maintain a valid California EMT- Basic or EMT-Paramedic license

· Wildland Fire Behavior (S-290) and Strike Team Leader (S-330) courses are desirable.


· CalPERS retirement formula - 3%@50 for classic members; 2.7%@57 for new members

· Medical, dental, vision, and prescription benefits provided with employee contribution

· Life Insurance equal to one year’s annual salary provided at no cost

· Opportunity for bilingual incentive pay up to 2.5%

· Long-term disability insurance provided at no cost

· Home loan assistance program

· Credit union membership

· Section 125 Flexible Benefit Plan

· Tuition reimbursement

The City

San Bruno is located in San Mateo County, 12 miles south of San Francisco. An ethnically and culturally diverse city, San Bruno maintains a small-town atmosphere within a large metropolitan area. The City is responsible for a wide range of public services including Fire, Police, Cable TV, Water and Wastewater. Located along Highway 101 and Interstate 280, the City enjoys easy access to the vast cultural, educational and recreational opportunities of the San Francisco Bay Area.

The City of San Bruno is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and as such does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, gender, religion, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or national origin in its employment actions, decisions, policies and practices. If you require special accommodations, please contact us to discuss your needs.



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