Deputy Fire Chief, Town of Hawkesbury
December 22, 2017
Employment Opportunity: Deputy Fire Chief, Town of Hawkesbury Closing Date: January 30, 2018

(Hawkesbury Fire Department)


  • Reports directly to Fire Chief
  • Performs as Chief Fire Official in accordance with Ontario Fire Code
  • Acts as assistant to the Fire Marshal and enforces the provisions of Fire Protection & Prevention Act
  • Supervisory duties such as; enforcing departmental policies & procedures, coordinating staff work schedules including related time-off
  • Assisting with budget preparation & review
  • Manages fire prevention & public education
  • Conducts comprehensive fire safety inspections
  • Performs additional duties such as:- Training activities in co-operation with Chief Training Official  - Supervision of station maintenance and equipment
  • Responds to emergencies as required


  • Post- Secondary degree or diploma in Fire Protection Technology
  • Certified Fire Prevention Officer & Public Educator
  • Excellent verbal & written skills in English & French
  • Minimum 7 years related experience in the fire service
  • Sound knowledge, Ontario building & fire codes
  • Sound knowledge NFPA, ULC & CSA standards
  • Organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines


  • Part-time position, 24 hour work week
  • Must be available to work flexible schedule
  • Replaces Fire Chief in his absence
  • Must wear personal protective equipment including gloves, safety glasses boots etc while on call outs
Salary will commensurate based on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume no later than January 30, 2018 to: Email:

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