Sec. 9-2. Establishment and duties of the bureau of fire prevention.

(a) The California Fire Code as adopted and amended herein shall be enforced by the Bureau of Fire Prevention of the fire department of the city which is hereby established and which shall be operated under the supervision of the fire marshal.
(b) The fire marshal in charge of the Bureau of Fire Prevention shall be appointed by the chief of the city on the basis of examination to determine his or her qualifications for the position.
(c) The chief of the city shall recommend to the city manager the employment of technical staff members, who, when such authorization is made, shall be selected on the basis of examination to determine their qualifications for the position. (Ord. No. 1489, § 5 (part).)