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Fire Chief

Skokie, Illinois



Village of Skokie

5127 Oakton Street

Skokie, IL 60077

Phone: 847-933-8212






Salary: $125,826 - $164,603

Population: 65,000

Sworn Officers: 122

Application Deadline: 8/25/17





Village of Skokie



The Village of Skokie, IL (pop. 65,000) seeks a proven fire service professional to lead and oversee the activities and operations of a full service fire department including:

  • Fire prevention

  • Suppression

  • Investigation

  • Inspection

  • Emergency medical services/paramedics

  • Hazardous materials

  • Technical rescue

  • Administrative support functions

  • Overseeing the Joint Fire and Police Communications/Dispatch center


Skokie is a mature, politically stable, council/manager community with a culturally diverse population located directly north of Chicago.


The department staffs three stations consisting of 122 sworn and civilian personnel with a $12.5 million annual budget. Skokie’s Fire Department is accredited by CFAI and holds the prestigious ISO Class 1 rating.



To learn more about the Village of Skokie and

this exciting career opportunity, including job responsibilities and requirements, please visit the Employment Opportunities page at:


Click on the Fire Chief link



Salary Range:


$125,826 – $164,603


Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.



Interested candidates must submit a Cover Letter, Resume and five professional references

by August 25, 2017 to:


Village of Skokie

Personnel Department

5127 Oakton Street

Skokie, IL 60077




By email to:


Faxes are not accepted.



Additional information about the Village of Skokie

can be found on the Village’s website at:




The Village of Skokie is an EOE.












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