Fire Prevention Officer/Inspector

Fire Prevention Officer/Inspector

Fire Prevention Officer/Inspector

Job Description

The Township of East Zorra-Tavistock is seeking applications for the position of a Fire Prevention Officer/Inspector. This position will report directly to the Township of East Zorra-Tavistock, Director of Fire and Protective Services (Fire Chief) and indirectly to the Rural Fire Services of Oxford County (RFSOC) Fire Chiefs.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Conduct fire prevention inspections and orders for the Townships
  • Prepare inspection orders, reports and other documentation for the Townships
  • Assist with Public Education programs
  • Assist to co-ordinate joint initiatives with other area Fire departments
  • Conduct Fire cause and determination investigations and assist Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal and Emergency Management, as required


  • Knowledge of Community Risk Assessments and ability to complete as needed
  • Physical ability to wear SCBA and respirator mask while performing work for long periods of time
  • Relevant work experience in the fire service or fire safety industry conducting inspections
  • Working knowledge of the Ontario Building Code in respect to Part 3 buildings on Fire & Life
  • Safety Protection Systems, plans review examination and blueprint drawings
  • Knowledge of Farm fire safety public education and associated fire risks of farms

This is a non-union full-time position, 35 hrs/week and includes a comprehensive benefit package and OMERS Pension Plan. 

The 2024 wage range for this position is $68,596 – 80,698. 

A detailed job description can be obtained from the Township website.


Contact Details

To apply, applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume and cover letter in confidence, no later than 4:30 pm on Friday July 19th, 2024 to the attention:

Scott Alexander
Director of Fire & Protective Services (Fire Chief)
Township of East Zorra-Tavistock
90 Loveys St
Hickson ON N0J 1L0