(A)   Creation of office. There is hereby created the position of Fire Chief who shall report to the Director of Public Safety and shall be responsible to the Mayor and City Council for high level administrative, technical and professional work in directing and supervising the administration of the Fire Department.
   (B)   Qualifications.
      (1)   Five years of supervisory firefighting experience at a level which has afforded the opportunity to become familiar with all phases of departmental operations, supplemented by successful completion of supervisory courses in fire department administration and fire prevention and business or public administration;
      (2)   Bachelors degree preferred;
      (3)   Other equivalent combination of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be considered; and
      (4)   Valid CDL driver’s license required.
(1999 Code, § 32.53)  (Ord. 3784, passed 12-3-2012)