Fire Chief, The Township of South Frontenac
February 9, 2018

Employment Opportunity: Fire Chief, The Township of South Frontenac - Closing Date March 2, 2018

Township of South Frontenac

Fire Chief



The Township of South Frontenac is recruiting a full time Fire Chief due to a recent retirement. Located just north of the City of Kingston, our large rural/agricultural Township houses diverse hamlets nestled among many lakes. In addition to a population of 18,000, South Frontenac continues to experience significant growth pressure. South Frontenac Fire and Rescue was established in 1998 as a result of the amalgamation of four (4) Fire Services.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Fire Chief is responsible for the leadership, financial management and strategic planning for the department.  The Chief will manage approximately one hundred and twenty (120) volunteer firefighters who work out of nine (9) fire stations. The incumbent exercises the powers and duties imposed on the Chief Fire Official in the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, and is responsible for management of all applicable legislation. The Chief will command and coordinate the Department and take all proper measures for: the prevention, control and extinguishment of fires, the protection of life and property and the response to roadside accidents, including extrication as required. The Fire Chief also serves as the Community Emergency Management Coordinator and is responsible for the Emergency Management Program for the Township.

For a complete job description, please visit Town Hall/Careers on our website at

The salary range for this position has been established at $81,328 - $96,844.80, in conjunction with a comprehensive benefits package including OMERS pension. 
We look forward to hearing from you by 4:00 pm on Friday, March 2, 2018.
Interviews for this position are expected to be held on March 12th and 13th, 2018.
Resumes and cover letters may be emailed in confidence to: 
Sherry Corneil, Human Resources/Legislative Compliance Officer
Township of South Frontenac at
Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process on request.
Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection.

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