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Fire Chief

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10032836 Location Anaheim, California, United States Business Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Nov. 22, 2022 Flex Type On-Site

- This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:


The Fire Chief provides a safe and secure environment for Guests and Cast Members. They provide overall management and leadership for all Fire Department functions and provide support to all Disneyland Resort partners regarding fire protection issues.

You will report to the Director, Disneyland Security & Emergency Services Operations.

Responsibilities/You Will:

  • Foster a positive work environment for all Cast Members and resolve challenging Guest and Cast situations in a positive manner

  • Lead all aspects associated with Fire Department daily operations

  • Partner with other lines of business as needed to ensure that all facets of fire protection are in the highest possible state of readiness

  • Act as subject matter expert on all aspects of fire service including emergency operations and fire prevention

  • Supervise budgets and expenditures to remain within expectations and make recommendations for future budget needs

  • Monitor staffing levels, influence future needs, and own the department's hiring process

  • Collect, analyze, process, and present data relevant to the operation of the business segment

  • Respond to, assess, and mitigate emergency situations quickly 

  • Liaison to responding outside agencies and the internal Unified Incident Command Team

  • Lead the Disneyland Resort Emergency Management Team, including plan development, exercise design, and Emergency Operations Center activations

  • Lead Guest Health Services ensuring levels of patient care and consistency with industry standards

Basic Qualifications/You Will Have:

  • Knowledge of state and local fire codes safety requirements

  • Knowledge of interviewing and hiring practices

  • Vast knowledge of firefighting methods and preventative safety

  • Written and verbal communication proficiency 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of fire services experience

  • 5+ years of management experience 

  • Leadership experience in an Emergency Operations Center environment

  • Emergency preparedness experience in areas of plan development and exercise design

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related business or equivalent work experience

Additional Information:

Benefits and Perks: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities, and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at



About Disney Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business we call Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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