City of Martinsburg

Human Resources and Employment Opportunities

General Employment



The City of Martinsburg (WV) is accepting applications for the position of Fire Chief. This is a full-time civilian administrative position under the direct supervision of the City Manager.

The Fire Chief position requires the minimum qualifications outlined in the complete job description found on the City website at careers tab. 

The Fire Chief performs technical administrative, supervisory and complex fire and emergency medical services (EMS) duties directing the full activities of the Martinsburg Fire Department.

Salary is a pay grade 28-$59, 284-$109,675 depending on qualifications. The City of Martinsburg offers an excellent benefit package including participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).

The employment application can be found online at or on the second floor of City Hall at 232 N. Queen St., Martinsburg, WV 25401. The application, accompanied by a resume, must be submitted to the Human Resource Director, City of Martinsburg, PO Box 828, Martinsburg, WV 25402 no later than Friday, January 18, 2019. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA.       

Job description for Fire Chief available here

 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan

City of Martinsburg Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Human Relations Committee

Civil Service (Police and Fire)

The City of Martinsburg is always accepting police and fire applications, which will be placed on the list for notification for the next test. There is no way to determine when that is, as we do not know when we may have turnover or when the current list of eligible candidates might be exhausted.

Please read excerpts to the right of the page from the Civil Service Rules and Regulations for further information on the testing process.

Applications can be emailed, mailed or dropped off in person to the address provided at the top of the application.