Fire Prevention Inspector, City of Burlington
May 15, 2019
Employment Opportunity:  Fire Prevention Inspector, City of Burlington - Closing Date May 29, 2019


Fire Prevention Inspector

Fire Department

Job Number


Employment Status

Full-time permanent

Employee Group
IAFF 1552
Position Overview

This is an exciting opportunity for you to be part of a dynamic team in fire prevention division with the Burlington Fire Department.  This role provides fire prevention inspection and code enforcement for the City of Burlington through proactive and reactive measures.


As a Fire Prevention Inspector (Assistant to the Fire Marshal) you will conduct fire prevention inspections of all building and occupancy types to ensure compliance with the Ontario Fire Code and other relevant Ontario legislation, regulation, and by-laws. You will be responsible for providing routine, complaint or request inspections, preparing orders, reviewing fire safety plans, issuing tickets, initiating prosecutions and giving evidence in court, when needed. You will be required to work with building and bylaw city officials in supporting customer service delivery for the City.


To meet these challenges, you possess a degree/diploma in the field of fire prevention, protection and/or a related discipline and/or have successfully completed equivalent work experience or courses, such as NFPA 1031 Level 1, which is considered an asset. You must have extensive knowledge of the Ontario Fire Code.  Having a strong working knowledge of the Ontario Building Code and an understanding of the technical aspects of sprinkler, standpipe, fire alarm, and voice communication systems, hazardous materials, and other factors relating to fire safety prevention and protection is considered an asset. The successful candidate may be required to complete further NFPA certification as it relates to roles and responsibilities within the department.  A valid Class ‘G’ Ontario driver’s license with a Clean Abstract as deemed by the City.

Salary Range

$68,432 (probationary rate) $105,581 (first class rate)

Posting Close Date
May 29, 2019
How to Apply
To apply, please visit and click on “View Jobs”. Please note that applications are only accepted online. If you require assistance, please contact Human Resources at 905-335-7602.
We thank all applicants and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
An equal opportunity employer.