Deputy Fire Chief
Fire Department


The City of Rocklin is looking for a Deputy Fire Chief for the Fire Department. View the job description below or download the job flyer.

Deputy Fire Chief


The City of Rocklin is accepting applications for a Deputy Fire Chief to assist the Fire Chief in managing and directing the Fire Department. The Deputy Fire Chief is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of Fire Department goals, objectives, guidelines and priorities; directing, managing, coordinating, and supervising the personnel and activities of the Operations and Training Divisions; commanding and coordinating emergency incidents including fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical services and hazardous material response; and providing responsible administrative support to the Fire Chief and others.

The Deputy Fire Chief is a single position management class that is not assigned to a shift, works forty (40) hours per week, and is exempt in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA). This classification is distinguished from the Fire Battalion Chief-Line in that the latter responds to emergency and non-emergency events and if warranted assumes and maintains command.

The Deputy Fire Chief reports to the Fire Chief and is responsible for providing direct and indirect supervision to management, professional, supervisory, public safety volunteers, and clerical personnel within the Fire Department. 

Application Deadline

Friday, November 8, 2019 by 5 p.m.

Application Process 

Applicants may apply online at CalOpps below.

Apply Online  

If applying by mail, please download and fill out the paper application below and send to the following address.

City of Rocklin – Human Resources Dept.
2nd Floor, City Hall
3970 Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA 95677

Telephone: (916) 625-5050 | Fax: (916) 625-5099 | Job Line: (916) 625-5060

Apply by Mail  

Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment physical/drug screen, and fingerprint clearance. All applicants will be notified by e-mail following the application review. 

The City of Rocklin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you possess any disabling limitation that would require test/interview accommodation, please inform the Human Resources Dept. in writing upon submittal of the application. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.