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The Chief of the Fire Department shall be appointed, without examination, by the City Manager from among the membership of the Bakersfield Fire Department, and after appointment shall be removed or reduced in rank only as provided for other members of the classified service. The dismissal of the Chief of the Fire Department from the office, by the City Manager, shall not accomplish his dismissal from the Department, and upon such dismissal, he shall be restored to the rank and grade held by him prior to the appointment as Chief of the Fire Department.