Fire Chief Opening

The Town of Lyons is a small town with big character, nestled in the foothills of Boulder County, Colorado. It is located at the confluence of North and South St. Vrain Creek, 20 miles east of Rocky Mountain National Park. Because of this location, it is sometimes referred to as “The Double Gateway to the Rockies.”

The Lyons FPD response area is approximately 70 square miles, and includes the Town of Lyons, and unincorporated areas of Boulder County and Larimer County. The FPD responds from two stations. Station 1 is located within the Town of Lyons, and Station 2 is located about 10 minutes to the northwest, on Larimer County Road 37E. The District is staffed by local volunteers and three paid firefighters, plus the Chief and a part-time Admin Assistant.

The Fire Chief is responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance, supervision, and evaluation of all fire suppression, emergency medical services, rescue, fire safety inspections, and prevention activities such as public education, provided by the District; and the oversight of all operations and administration of the Fire District including the purchase of additional firefighting apparatus and equipment, the hiring or termination of personnel, and managing the District’s budget. Please see the following documents for additional details regarding the position, the position brochure, and the required job application.

Salary Range: $95,000–$110,000. Salary is negotiable and dependent upon experience/qualifications. Also includes an excellent benefits package.

Please submit a signed and completed applicationresume, and any other relevant supporting documentation no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, October 30, 2020.

Application materials must be sent electronically, with return receipt request (if available) to: