Full-Time Fire Chief, The Township of Wilmot
April 12, 2017
Employment Opportunity:  Full Time Fire Chief, The Township of Wilmot - Closing Date April 26, 2017 


The Township of Wilmot  www.wilmot.ca


Position: Full Time Fire Chief
Location: Administration Complex
  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in Fire Prevention/Protection Technology, Public Administration or a directly related discipline
  • Completion of the Ontario Fire College NFPA 1021 Fire Officer 3
  • Must possess or obtain within a reasonable time frame the Community Emergency Management Coordinator (C.E.M.C.) designation from Emergency Management Ontario
  • Minimum of seven (7) years as a senior officer level in a fire department, comprehensive knowledge of operations within a volunteer fire department
  • Advanced knowledge of the municipality and surrounding areas protected by fire arrangements; familiarity with all types of buildings in these areas
  • Demonstrated leadership, team building, interpersonal, organizational, supervisory, time management, public relations and conflict resolution skills
  • Thorough knowledge of Ontario’s Fire Legislation and Regulations and the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Clean DZ driver’s license and criminal records check
  • Provide effective and efficient leadership in all aspects of service delivery, including emergency management, fire prevention, fire protection, fire suppression, public education, rescue, medical assistance responses and training and other relevant core services provided by the municipality
  • Prepares reports, makes presentations and provides advice and guidance to Council on incidents, fire protection, fire prevention, inspections, communications, and other fire related issues and strategies, and new or pending legislation and regulatory guidelines
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and maintenance of appropriate policies and procedures that support the effective operation of the department
  • Oversees the delivery of Public Education Programs throughout the community; ensures special/high risk groups are identified and programs/measures are in place to promote fire safety
  • Oversees the financial planning of the department, through the development and implementation of the Capital and Operating Budgets, ensuring service delivery is efficient and cost effective
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of the Township emergency plan, and emergency preparedness program and acts as alternate CEMC and as a member of the Emergency Control Group
  • Prepares specifications for major equipment and calls for tenders; purchase all major equipment; ensures proper maintenance of all equipment; ensures that all stations are properly maintained
  • Reviews site plans, zone changes applications, subdivisions agreements and new building plans; notes suitability and compliance
Hours of work: This position offers a schedule Monday to Friday, 8:30AM to 4:30PM; on call at all times, additional evening and weekend work hours may be required.
Rate of Pay: $96,670-$118,686
How to apply: Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume, clearly marked Fire Chief, by regular mail or email to Human Resources hr@wilmot.ca no later than April 26, 2017.
Resumes received after submission deadlines will be retained on file for six months and will be reviewed on an as-needed basis. We thank all applicants - only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Information collected will be used in accordance with Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of job selection. Accommodations are available for the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.