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Posted on: December 4, 2020

12-4-20 City Manager Selects James Kubinski for Fire Chief

Council to consider appointment December 15.

Killeen City Manager Kent Cagle has announced his intent to appoint James Kubinski as Killeen’s next Fire Chief.

The appointment will be discussed at the December 8 City Council workshop and considered for confirmation by City Council at its December 15 meeting. The City Charter requires Council approval of department head appointments.

Kubinski has been in the fire service for 25 years, the past 20 with Naperville Fire Department in Illinois. His service positions include firefighter/paramedic, lieutenant and most recently four years as bureau chief. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Management from Benedictine University and more than 30 certifications.

Following the retirement of Fire Chief Brian Brank in July, the City hired Strategic Government Resources to conduct a nationwide search for a replacement. Forty-three candidates applied and were narrowed to four finalists for interview. Interviews were conducted November 19 and 20, and Cagle selected Kubinski as best suited for the role.

Pending City Council confirmation, Kubinski will assume the position February 1.

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