Fire Administration

Our administration offices houses several different people that provide one of the backbones of the fire department.  They are responsible for Division's budget, facilities, staffing and human resources.  Administration builds operating and capital budgets and process necessary forms for employee benefits.  They are responsible for maintenance of all facilities and development specifications across the department.


Fire Chief

  • There have been 20 Fire Chiefs in the history of the Norman Fire Department.  Along with fulfilling the role of the Fire Chief he is also the Emergency Manager for the City of Norman. He is responsible for coordination of activities amongst other city departments, along with external agencies to develop efficient non-emergency and emergency services to our community.  The Chief oversees the overall direction and operation of the department with strategic plans and goals and keeps the department proactive and progressive in their vision.


Deputy Chief

  • The Deputy Chief has the responsibility of operations for fire suppression and their daily functions in that division.  He is also the primary command officer in the absence of the Fire Chief.


Administration Assistant Chief

  • Under the supervision of the Fire Chief, The Administration Assistant Chief plans, organizes, directs, and administers all operations of the fire department assigned to him by the Fire Chief within the authority delegated. 


Administrative Tech IV

  • Under the supervision of the Fire Chief.  Provides administrative support, office and staff management, centralized budget preparation and monitoring, accounts payable, monitors the operating and capital budgets, grant administration, reports, documents, training requisitions, works with all positions in the department on special projects.  


Administrative Tech III

  • Under the supervision of the Fire Chief.  Provides department information to callers and respond to public requests. Prepare and manage correspondence, reports and documents. Prepare and process payroll records. Set up and maintain filing systems and databases. Accurately process financial transactions such as creating purchase requisitions and processing and receipting cash transactions.  Takes and manages requests for fire reports or permit requests.