Part Time Fire Chief, Town of Erin
January 12, 2018
Employment Opportunity: Part Time Fire Chief, Town of Erin, Closing Date: January 24, 2018

Town of Erin

Fire Department

Part Time Fire Chief


The Town of Erin is currently accepting applications for the position of Part Time Fire Chief.

Reporting to the CAO/Town Manager, the Part Time Fire Chief is responsible for a volunteer Fire Department with 2 stations and 60 volunteer firefighters.
The position is also responsible for providing the community with safe and reliable fire prevention and protection services while working with elected officials and community organizations.
Position Requirements
  • Knowledge of modern firefighting and fire prevention methods
  • Knowledge of the municipality and surrounding areas protected by agreement
  • Knowledge of the type of buildings in the Municipality
  • Knowledge of rescue and first aid procedures
  • Knowledge of safety procedures, rules and equipment
  • Ability to supervise volunteer fire fighters, maintain discipline, and have sound judgement, be resourceful and in good physical condition.
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence
  • Completed training program based on IFSTA Essentials of Fire Fighting or Degree in Fire Technology from the Ontario Fire College, NFPA 1001, 1002 1041, 1021, 1031, 1041, 1021, 1035.
  • Experience in Suppression, Incident Command, Fire Investigation, has working knowledge of the Ontario Fire Code and the Fire Protection and Prevention Act
  • Experience in a leadership role within a Fire Department
  • Strong communication skills, working relationships with Fire Chiefs and members of other County Fire Departments and mutual aid representatives
  • On call 24/7, a pager is worn for response to fire calls
  • Required to be in the office 24 hours/week
The full job description can be found on the Town of Erin website:

Interested applicants may submit their resumes to:
Resumes will be accepted until 4:30pm, Wednesday, January 24th, 2018.

Hiring will be subject to the successful passing of a Criminal Reference check and verification of education and required certifications.’ Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of job selection. The Town is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act