Deputy Fire Chief, City of Brockville
February 22, 2021
Employment Opportunity: Deputy Fire Chief, City of Brockville - Closing Date March 15, 2021

Deputy Fire Chief

Full Time (37.5 hour work week)

Salary: $108,830 – $129,929 (2020)
Plus a comprehensive benefit package and OMERS pension plan
Applications are invited from qualified and interested candidates for the above-noted non-union position in the Fire Department.
Reporting to the Director of Fire & Partner Services/Fire Chief, the Deputy Fire Chief will provide vision, leadership, and strategic direction to ensure compliance with legislation, municipal by-laws, rules and regulations. The Deputy Fire Chief is directly responsible for daily administration and oversight of the Fire Department personnel, which includes maintaining effective labour/management relations. This role leads suppression, training and communication divisions and will oversee building and fleet maintenance.
A complete job description is available by clicking here:  Job Description
Essential (Minimum) Qualifications:
  • Completion of post-secondary education in Fire Services Management, Public Administration, or a related field.  Equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.
  • NFPA 1021 Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualification Level III and IV.
  • Completion of Community Emergency Management Coordinator (CEMC) certification, or the ability to obtain.
  • Five (5) years of progressive senior officer experience in the fire service and have received additional training through the Ontario Fire College, regional fire training centres or educational seminars.
  • Experience developing, managing, monitoring, and analyzing capital and operational budgets.
  • Demonstrated experience with staff supervision and strong leadership skills in a unionized work environment.
  • Thorough working knowledge of laws, legislation, acts, regulations, and directives as these pertain and apply to the fire service including the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, the Ontario Building Code and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Thorough working knowledge of health and safety legislation and safe work practices.
  • Excellent supervisory skills and competent in the interpretation and application of collective agreements, employment policies, regulations, acts and guidelines.
  • Excellent understanding of Provincial policies and legislation as they affect municipal government and specific areas of responsibility.
  • Valid “DZ” driver’s license in the Province of Ontario.
The personal information submitted is collected under the authority of The Municipal Act and is protected under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for employment assessment purposes only.  The municipality is an equal opportunity employer following the rules and regulations set out by the Human Rights Code and the Integrated Accessibility Standard Regulation.  For applicants with a disability, accommodations are available upon request in the recruitment process should you be selected to participate.
Interested and qualified candidates must submit a cover letter and resume marked “Deputy Fire Chief” on/before 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021 to the following:
Human Resources Department
City of Brockville
P.O.  Box 5000
1 King Street West
Brockville, Ontario  K6V 7A5 
The City of Brockville wishes to thank all applicants and advises that only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.