Fire Administration provides all fire department units and offices with management, training, and clerical support. This division is made up of the Office of the Fire Chief and the Office of the Senior Administrative Assistant.
The Fire Chief is the department's administrator and reports directly to the Deputy Director of Public Safety. This office handles financial matters, budget requests, budget compliance, long range planning, relations with other city, county, and state agencies, personnel matters including staffing, discipline, and labor relations. The Fire Chief supervises the Senior Administrative Assistant, Fire Marshal, and the suppression personnel assigned to the Fire Operations Division.
Senior Administrative Assistant
The Senior Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Fire Chief. This office provides clerical and administrative support to the department's units. The primary tasks assigned to this office include the upkeep of fire reports, fire prevention reports, payroll, and personnel records for the members of the department.