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(A) The position of Fire Chief is hereby established and created, to be filled on a volunteer basis.
(B) Subject to the executive authority of the Mayor and the rules and regulations promulgated by the firefighters and approved by the Mayor, the Chief of the Fire Department shall be responsible for the organization and operation of the Fire Department. He shall supervise, direct, and control the equipment of the Fire Department and the firefighters in their response to fires and the extinguishment thereof and the plans, preparations, procedures, practice, and training in regard thereto. He may, as Chief of the Fire Department, perform or cause to be performed all other actions authorized by law, ordinance, or regulation.