Stephen Otero

Fire & Rescue
Title: Fire Marshal
Phone: 931-560-1740
Fire Marshal Stephen Otero

Otero holds an Associate of Science from the College of the Desert in Palm Desert, CA, a Bachelor of Science from California State University in Los Angeles, and is working towards a Master’s in Public Administration – Leadership from California State University in San Bernardino. He served with Riverside County, CA Fire Department as a Firefighter, Fire Inspector, Fire Safety Specialist, and Acting Fire Marshal for 14 years. Otero served for two years as Deputy Fire Marshal / Fire Plans Examiner II with the Palm Springs, CA Fire Department. He is a licensed EMT, Fire Safety Officer, ICC Fire Inspector I, ICC Fire Inspector II, ICC Fire Plans Examiner, Registered Fire Instructor, and an Adjunct Fire Instructor teaching fire courses online with College of the Desert.


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