Roanoke County is currently seeking applicants for the position of Fire & Rescue Chief. Interested applicants can find more information, along with links to apply for the position online, within our Fire & Rescue Chief Recruitment web page. Since the Department was formed in 1986 there have been only three Fire Chiefs as the Department continues to be well-managed at all levels of the organization and supported by County Administration. The current Fire & Rescue Chief was promoted up through the ranks and is retiring after 27 years, with almost six years as the Chief. Fire & Rescue Chief Steve Simon recently announced that he will retire in March 2021.