Fire Chief – Cowichan Bay, BC – 2022

Engaged HR
January 28, 2022
Cowichan Bay, Canada
Job Type
February 21, 2022
$95,000 - $100,000
Work Hours


We are thrilled to be supporting Cowichan Bay Volunteer Fire Rescue in their search for a new Fire Chief.

Staffed by 35 dedicated NFPA trained certified volunteer firefighters and averaging 175 calls a year, the Cowichan Bay Fire Rescue exists to provide fire, rescue, medical and other life-saving services to those who reside, work, or travel through the Cowichan Bay Improvement District.

This is the first paid position and first full-time Fire Chief for Cowichan Bay Fire Rescue and as such will allow you to apply your years of firefighting, supervisory experience and strong leadership to the department. The Fire Chief position provides operational and administrative leadership for all activities of the department and advises the Board on all matters relating to Fire & Rescue operations and emergency management for the CBID.

Minimum Qualifications

• Trained to the highest standards
• Ten years experience, including five at a senior role such as Assistant Chief, Deputy Chief or Fire Chief
• Live 15 minutes from the fire hall
• Have a current BC drivers license, class 3 with air brakes endorsement
• Computer literate
• Experienced managing volunteers
• First Responder EMA
• Diplomatic and an effective leader

Additional Information

If you think you want to work in a community that is set in one of British Columbia’s most beautiful settings and offers a great quality of life, please apply with a cover letter and resume. Applications will be accepted for this opportunity until the end of day February 21, 2022.

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