Training Officer - 1st Class, City of Brampton
October 16, 2020
Employment Opportunity: Training Officer - 1st Class, City of Brampton - Closing Date October 29, 2020

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Are you seeking for a promising future ahead? Join an inspired Fire Training Division and bring new meaning to your career as you play a crucial role in leading edge training.  We are looking for experienced talented Training Officer Professionals and leaders like you to drive continuous improvement and build on our success at Brampton Fire and Emergency Services.
Are you ready to contribute to a culture of innovation and transformation? With a collaborative approach, you will develop, lead and adopt innovative, progressive and comprehensive Fire Service training programs, future technologies, equipment and principles.
Are you a strong communicator, collaborative by nature and used to working within a high performing team on program development, planning, execution? Do you exhibit savvy interpersonal skills that guide your ability to build partnerships and consult with a broad range of City staff and external contacts?
Do you have high integrity and are invested in creating a culture of engagement where people matter, service is paramount and we continue building a community that is innovative, inclusive and bold?
If this describes your professional journey, and your demonstrated character and competencies, we want to hear from you…
Reporting to the Division Chief, Training, this position is responsible for developing, conducting and evaluating in-service training programs for Fire and Emergency Service Staff for full-time and recruit firefighters that result in successfully preparing employees to deliver safe, effective and efficient emergency services to the public.
Develop and Conduct Training: Develop and deliver detailed instructions and on-the-job demonstrations on Fire & Emergency service training based on learning needs and priorities. Coordinate and conduct Fire training programs to establish competence for specific licensing, certifications, upgrading and/or renewals as assigned.
Assist in Training Development: Develop, deliver and coordinate training programs to meet legislative, municipal and industry standards that result in the successful preparation of employees’ delivery of emergency services. Develop lesson plans, skill sheets and produce training resources to meet the current and predicted training requirements.  Assist in the training and administration of on-duty shift instructors and coordinate the assigned portfolio including any number of disciplines and specialties as assigned.
Application of Best Training Practices: Stay informed of all developments in the field of fire training education, changing local conditions and technological changes in fire fighting operations. Monitor and evaluate policies, procedures, techniques, equipment and recommend solutions as required.  Possess thorough operational knowledge of all types of apparatus and equipment owned and operated by the Fire & Emergency Services department. 
Competency Review & Assessment: Assess staff performance by upholding professional competency and development. Conduct theoretical and practical knowledge exams as required by the Division Chief of Training.
Reporting and Documentation: Record and maintain current, accurate and complete records of conducted training. Analyze and gather training data for Fire management reports as needed.
Committee Representation: Acts as Division representative on Fire & Emergency Services committees as required. Demonstrates corporate values at all times.
  • Grade 12 education or equivalent secondary education as established by the Ontario Ministry of Education;
  • NFPA 1001 - Fire Fighter I & II Certified (Pro Board or IFSAC or OFMEM equivalency);
  • 5 years experience in fire suppression;
  • Demonstrated ability to instruct, develop, and deliver training in all areas of Fire & Emergency Services operations;
  • Demonstrated communication skills;
  • Demonstrated presentation and demonstration skills;
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team environment;
  • Must possess and maintain a valid, Class “D” Ontario Driver’s License with “Z” endorsement;
  • Must successfully pass the established Firefighter Screening tests;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Must be willing and able to wear all required uniform clothing and/or personal protective equipment as assigned/required;
  • NFPA 1041 – Fire Instructor Level II Certified (Pro Board or IFSAC or OFMEM equivalency).
  • NFPA 1021 – Fire Officer Level I Certified (Pro Board or IFSAC or OFMEM equivalency).
  • Post secondary education in adult education or other relevant discipline.
  • Demonstrated instructional experience in emergency medical response.
  • Demonstrated instructional experience in advanced extrication.
  • Demonstrated instructional experience in hazardous materials response.
  • Demonstrated instructional experience in various technical rescue disciplines, including ice/water rescue, rope rescue, trench rescue, confined space rescue and structural collapse.
  • Demonstrated experience in incident command.
  • Demonstrated experience in incident safety officer roles.
  • Experience and proficiency in e-learning, virtual reality simulation and other multi-media training platforms.
  • 5 years full time experience in fire suppression.
  • Previous experience as a Training Officer in a Fire Service.
  • Previous experience as a Fire Suppression Officer in a Fire Service (i.e. Captain).
**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.
Job status: Permanent
Job Type:   Union
Applications must be received by:  October 29, 2020
Alternate formats will be provided upon request. 
If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: quoting reference #103829 by October 29, 2020 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition. 
The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 


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