Director of Protective Services (Fire Chief)         

Town of Inuvik

The Town of Inuvik is proud to have a strong volunteer Fire Department. We are looking for an individual to lead the department in all aspects of fire services critical to the safety and quality of life of the community.

Competition closes at 4:00 p.m. on Friday March 2nd 2018

The successful candidate will be required to:
  • Hold the following NFPA Certifications (1001,1002, 1021, 1031, and 1033)
  • Have at least ten years’ experience firefighting as an officer and at least 5 years of service in a leadership role managing staff and/or volunteers
  • Be understanding of the northern cultural, rural and political environment
  • Have excellent leadership, administrative and organizational skills, including the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Have a valid Driver’s License with the ability to obtain a Class 5 NT Driver’s License
The preferred candidate will also; in addition to the requirements above:
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in fire protection technology or a closely related field
  • Hold licenses or certifications as an ECFO (CFO) and/or NFPA 1041 level II (Fire Instructor)
  • Equivalencies recognizing related education and experience may be considered


The current starting salary is $53.88 per hour (approx. $ 105,066 per annum) with a Northern Allowance of approximately $ 13,837 per annum.

Please refer to the position description for more details regarding expectations and responsibilities.  A job description is available at the Town Office upon request.  For more information, contact Paul Watters, Human Resources Officer.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Paul Watters, Human Resources Officer
Phone:  (867) 777-8603  Fax:  (867) 777-8601         

Town of Inuvik
PO Box 1160 • 2 Firth Street 
Inuvik, Northwest Territories • X0E 0T0

Phone: (867) 777-8600 • Fax: (867) 777-8601 • Web:

Director of Protective Services (Fire Chief) Inuvik Northwest Territories

Expiry Date: 2018-03-02
Date Posted: 2018-02-09
Province: Northwest Territories