Battalion Chief

Miami Valley Fire District

Due to a recent retirement, the Miami Valley Fire District, located in southern Montgomery County, is accepting applications for the position of Battalion Chief.  The Battalion Chief is a key management position and responsible for multiple roles within the organization, including operations and administration, depending on the assignment.  The Miami Valley Fire District is a full service provider consisting of 65 career and two part-time personnel operating from five fire stations and responding to over 9,720 calls for service annually.

The Battalion Chief will be a member of the department’s senior leadership team and expected to provide enthusiastic, hands-on leadership to the department fostering a team environment while utilizing the abilities of each team member.  This position requires a physically fit professional with outstanding communication and organizational skills. 

Requirements include a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible full-time fire service experience in a multiple-station fire service organization with 3 years or more as a company officer and the following State of Ohio certifications: Firefighter II, paramedic, fire safety inspector, fire instructor, and a valid Ohio operator’s license.  Other requirements include completion of Fire Officer I-II training, Hazardous Materials-Operations level training, the NIMS incident management series, and an associate degree in Fire Science or related field. 

The salary range for this position is $82,654 to $108,616 and includes a comprehensive benefits package. Successful candidates will be subject to a background investigation, medical examination, and pre-employment drug screening.

To apply for this position, please complete the application form (click here) and submit along with a cover letter, resume, including experience in program and project management, and copies of relevant certifications. 

Applications can be submitted to:

Ms. Anne Beauch
Ohio Fire Chiefs' Association 
450 West Wilson Bridge Road, Suite 150
Worthington, Ohio 43085

Electronic submissions can be submitted to and must be contained in one PDF document. Applicants should confirm electronic submissions by emailing

Deadline for application submittal is February 3, 2022.


The Miami Valley Fire District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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