Deputy Fire Chief – Penetanguishene (ON) – 2024

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Town of Penetanguishene
Published
May 29, 2024
Location
Penetanguishene, ON
Category
Job Type
Closes
June 12, 2024
Salary
The current rate of pay for this position is $40.24 to $47.06 per hour (under review)
Work Hours
40

Description

Reporting to the Fire Chief, the Deputy Chief is responsible for day-to-day management of the Fire Department staff. The Deputy Chief oversees all aspects of the department’s suppression, fire prevention, public education, and training programs. The position works very closely with all municipal staff, neighboring fire departments, government, and non-government agencies.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include but are not limited to:

Oversee the day-to-day operations of the fire department including emergency response, planning, administration functions, training, staff assignments, liaison, and partnerships.

Fire prevention and public education activities including preplanning, scheduled inspections, post incident inspections, complaint and request inspections, fire investigation, public education events and station tours.

Emergency Management program including acting as the alternate CEMC, administer training and manage documentation.

Building and equipment maintenance, servicing, purchasing and repairs.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Building Code, building construction and hydraulics as they apply to the Ontario Fire Code and Building Code.
  • NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector 1
  • NFPA 1035 Fire and Life Safety Educator
  • NFPA 1001 Firefighter 2
  • NFPA 1021 Fire Officer II
  • NFPA 1521 Incident Safety Officer, considered an asset
  • NFPA 1072 Hazardous Materials Awareness
  • “DZ” drivers license with 3 or less demerit points.
  • Experience conducting inspections, writing inspection orders
  • Ability to work with confidential information from staff and citizens

Additional Information

Interested individuals are asked to forward their resume and cover letter no later than 4:30 p.m. on June 12, 2024, to the Human Resources Department by email hr@penetanguishene.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information collected will only be used for candidate selection. The Town will accommodate materials or processes required based on the individual’s needs upon request in accordance with the Integrated Accessibility Regulation

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