Fire Prevention Inspector

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Fire Prevention Inspector

Job Description

Fire Prevention Inspector
(Job # 2024-051-IE)

Department: Fire & Emergency Services
Status: Full-Time, Permanent, Union
Date Posted: June 7, 2024
Date Closing: June 21, 2024
Number of Positions: 1
Scheduled Hours/Shifts: 40 hours per week
Salary: Per collective agreement: $58,761.00 - $106,839.00 (2022)

Why Stouffville:

Working for the Town of Stouffville means being a part of a tight-knit workforce, where we foster a sense of belonging. The Town is dedicated to supporting employees by offering competitive wages, opportunity to participate in OMERS pension plan, complementary gym membership and access to our employee discount program.

Whitchurch-Stouffville Fire & Emergency Services (WSFES) has an exciting opportunity because of continuous growth.

within our community. The position of Fire Prevention Inspector is an exciting avenue to apply your experience in the fields of fire prevention, public education, and strong plan review skills as part of the WSFES team. Our commitment is to provide the highest level of life safety and property protection to those who live, work, and play in our community.

We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer, supportive of an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection.

process and as we grow, it’s important that our workforce reflect the citizens we serve. At the Town, we respect, encourage, and celebrate our diversity. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.

Position Purpose:

As an Assistant to the Ontario Fire Marshal, reporting to the Fire Prevention Officer, you will be responsible for inspecting various premises, enforcing the Ontario Fire Code (OFC) and other applicable legislation and standards. Assess new

construction and site plans for compliance with relevant codes and standards as it relates to fire protection. Inspect fire and life safety systems and equipment, prepare inspection orders, review fire safety plans, testify and give evidence in court, prepare, and deliver fire and life safety presentations to various stakeholders.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Post-Secondary graduation from a university or college in Fire Protection, Building Construction, Engineering, Fire Inspection/ Safety or equivalent education and experience.
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Inspector Level I.
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in the Fire Protection industry or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, Building Code Act, Ontario Fire Code, Ontario Building Code, and relevant NFPA, Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (ULC), and Canadian Standards.
  • Association (CSA) codes and standards.
  • Demonstrated experience in the design, function, installation, maintenance and operation of sprinkler systems, standpipe and hose systems, fire alarm and voice communication systems, commercial cooking equipment ventilation, water supply, emergency power, fire fighter elevators, smoke control systems, and various other fire protection systems.
  • Track record as an organized professional with excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation, research, and report-writing skills.
  • Must be willing to take required training courses which may be off site and out the Town.
  • Must be proficient in the use of computer software and the ability to develop proficiency in other corporate solutions.
  • A valid Ontario Class G driver’s license with less than 4 demerit points (driver’s abstract must be submitted as a condition of employment).
  • A criminal background check will be submitted as a condition of employment.

Additional preferred qualifications:

  • Experience conducting plans examination of new construction, delivering public education programs and facilitating prosecutions.
  • Building Code Identification Number (BCIN): General Legal and Fire Protection (must obtain within 1st year of employment).
  • NFPA Level II Fire Inspector Certification (must obtain within 1st year of employment).
  • NFPA Level II Public Educator.
  • NFPA Fire and Explosion Investigation.

This full-time position is subject to a 12-month probationary period. Salary as per the current collective agreement (2022).

Starting salary will be based on experience, qualifications, and certifications. The successful candidate may require completing further certifications as it relates to roles and responsibilities within the department.

Contact Details

Please forward your resume in confidence by June 21, 2024, at 4:00 p.m., identifying Job # 2024-051-IE in the subject line to

Please save your resume in PDF version and save the document in the following format: Full name, Position Title.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.