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(a) Appointment. The Chief of the Fire Division shall be appointed by the Public Safety Director, in accordance with Section 7.01 of the City's Charter.
(b) Powers and Duties.
(1) The Fire Chief shall perform such duties and have such obligations and responsibilities as are set forth in the Codified Ordinances of the City or the laws of the State of Ohio, and all other ordinances and resolutions passed by the Council or applicable statutes of this State.
(2) The Fire Chief shall direct the work of the Fire Division and control the assignment, stationing, transferring and training of all Fire personnel, subject to the approval of the Public Safety Director.
(3) The Fire Chief shall establish Division policies, rules and regulations for the working conditions, training courses, organization and operation of the Fire Division, subject to the approval of the Public Safety Director.
(4) The Fire Chief shall have charge and control of the City's fire and EMS apparatus and equipment, assuring the same are kept in good condition and repair.
(c) Reports to Safety Director. The Fire Chief shall be under the supervision and control of the Public Safety Director.
(d) Unclassified Service. In accordance with Section 10.04 of the City's Charter, the position of Fire Chief shall be in the unclassified service.
(Ord. 2019-19. Passed 09/26/19)