Fire Chief Salary in Houston, Texas

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Average Salary for Fire Chief in Houston, Texas

The average salary of a(n) Fire Chief in Houston, Texas is $76,864.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Fire Chief in Houston, Texas is $36.95.

The average bonus of a(n) Fire Chief in Houston, Texas is $3,005.00.

Job Description:

Directs activities of municipal fire department. Directs training of personnel and administers laws and regulations affecting department. Evaluates fire prevention and fire control policies by keeping abreast of new methods and conducting studies of departmental operations. Supervises firefighters engaged in operation and maintenance of fire stations and equipment. Coordinates mutual fire protection plans with surrounding municipalities. Assumes personal command at multiple-alarm fires. Surveys buildings, grounds, and equipment to estimate needs of department and prepare departmental budget. May investigate causes of fires and inspect buildings for fire hazards. Confers with officials and community groups and conducts public relations campaigns to present need for changes in laws and policies and to encourage fire prevention. May control issue of occupancy permits and similar licenses. May perform duties of battalion chief in smaller communities. May be designated chief of field operations; district fire chief; or fire chief, deputy in larger organizations. Less

Directs activities of municipal fire department. Directs training of personnel and administers laws and regulations affecting department. Evaluates fire prevention and fire control policies by keeping abreast of new methods and conducting studies of departmental operations. Supervises firefighters engaged in... More

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