Job Opening – Assistant Fire Chief – Riley Co Fire Dist #1

Assistant Fire Chief

Full Time, Exempt position for Riley County Fire District #1.

The purpose of the position is to provide support to the Riley County Fire Rural program and to provide assistance to the Fire Chief in all functions.

  • Perform routine inspections of all vehicles in all fire stations on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Perform inspections of all fire vehicles following their use in a fire response.
  • Assist with planning for fire protection, fire-fighting, and recruitment of volunteer firefighters.
  • Assist with training of all firefighters.
  • Complete Kansas State Fire Marshall Office fire reporting requirements.
  • Assist in  management the volunteer personnel within the district.
  • Assist in the procurement of apparatus, equipment, parts and PPE.


Firefighter I certification by an accredited institution or equivalent education and experience. Must acquire Instructor I certification within first year of employment and Firefighter II within 18 months of employment. Fire Officer I Certification and State certification for Arson Investigator is preferred. Must have a current First Responder/EMR certification or higher. Must have a thorough knowledge of old and new apparatus, equipment and PPE used in today’s fire service.

Special Requirements

A valid Kansas Commercial Driver’s license is required. Pre employment background check and drug screening is required on conditional offer of employment.

For more information visit  The position should be on the website starting next week. 


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