City Of Pasadena Press Release - Fire Chief Recruitment

Press Release - Fire Chief Recruitment

City of Pasadena Fire Chief Recruitment Process Announced

PASADENA, Calif. - Pasadena City Manager Steve Mermell has announced the recruitment process for the next Fire Chief.

"Public input is crucial to selecting the best individual to lead the Department. I encourage all community stakeholders to share their thoughts on the characteristics and professional background they feel are most important when selecting a new Chief," states Mermell. 

Applications for the position are being accepted now with an anticipated timeframe for screenings and interviews taking place in November. The rigorous interview process will include a community panel in addition to industry professionals and municipal agency administrators. 

Pasadena combines world class events, science and technology, arts and culture, history and architecture with great neighborhoods and opportunities for all. The City is dedicated to delivering exemplary municipal services responsive to our entire community and consistent with our history, culture and unique character. 

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