(A)   The Fire Chief shall be personally responsible for the execution of the fire safety mission of the city, and shall promptly execute all orders and observe all regulations prescribed by the city and shall be responsible for ensuring that all the orders and regulations are obeyed and carried out. The Fire Chief shall be directly responsible and accountable to the City Administrator for the organization, direction, efficiency, training, discipline and morale of the Fire Department.
   (B)   The Fire Chief shall have complete control of operations and activities at the scene of a fire, and control of the investigation of the cause, origin and circumstances of fires.
   (C)   The Fire Chief shall assume the duties of Fire Inspector unless the Chief shall appoint a competent employee of the Fire Department to act as Fire Inspector.
   (D)   The Fire Chief shall ensure that all books, records and reports are maintained according to current applicable federal, state and municipal laws.
   (E)   The Fire Chief shall report annually, in writing, to the City Administrator, setting forth the conditions and activities of the Fire Department. The Fire Chief shall periodically report to the City Administrator on the matters as the City Administrator may deem necessary.
   (F)   The Fire Chief shall submit to the City Administrator an annual estimate of budgetary and other fiscal requirements of the Fire Department.
(1985 Code, § 2-202)