The executive head of the Fire Department and is directly responsible for proper and efficient operations. Supervise, regulate and manage the department and have control of all its personnel and activities, including fire safety education, fire protection, fire extinguishment, emergency medical service, administration, and to provide highly responsible and technical assistance to the City Manager.
Fire chiefs are responsible for supervising their fire department, working with public services and other government agencies, fostering positive goals, and wholly advocating for their team. They represent their department and their community, and manage the first line of defense against accidents and disasters. Firefighters who want to make it to the top need to genuinely practice and understand every role within the department. Due to the dangerous work they are involved in, firefighters are a close-knit group and build strong relationships with colleagues.
This coin is dedicated to the individuals who have made it to the high rank of Fire Chief.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.