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General Manager Emergency Services- Fire Chief

Town of Greater Napanee

The Town of Greater Napanee is an urban/rural municipality with a population of approximately 16,000 located on the north shore of Lake Ontario and includes frontage on Hay Bay, the Napanee River and Salmon River. With access on Highway 401, the community is halfway between Toronto and Montreal.

The Town of Greater Napanee seeks a contemporary manager with a successful track record to provide strategic leadership and general management to a broad corporate portfolio that includes Fire Suppression, Fleet Management, Emergency Management Services, Corporate Training, Corporate Health and Safety, Community Accessibility and Public Education portfolios.  Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer you will work collaboratively with the CAO and two other General Manager positions to guide the operations of the corporation and achieve Council’s goals and priorities.  With the help of your management team that includes a Deputy Fire Chief, Assistant Fire Chief, Manager of Safety Compliance and Accessibility; you will foster efficiencies, effectiveness, and a solid customer service approach.

A solid understanding and proven experience managing a composite fire department with 72 volunteer firefighters and 10 full-time staff, knowledge of local government policy development and contemporary management practices is necessary; along with demonstrated success working effectively with elected officials and building strong relationships with staff and community.

With the leaving of our current General Manager Emergency Services and Fire Chief on October 2, 2017, the Town wants to proceed quickly to ensure continuity within our solid leadership team. The Town has an excellent employer paid benefit package, enviable working conditions and a dedicated Staff committed to the advancement of our community.

If you want to challenge yourself in an environment where personal contribution and development is valued, please submit your resume in confidence to the Town by October 6, 2017 by mail to 124 John Street, P.O. Box 97, Napanee, ON K7R 3L4 or  Please quote File #25-2017 in the subject heading, and address your submission to Ainslie Wood, Wood-Sloan Inc., the consultant assisting the Town on this file.

The Town of Greater Napanee is an equal opportunity employer.  Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process.  Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We accept all resumes, however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be acknowledged.  Personal information contained in your resume is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used strictly for employment assessment purposes.

General Manager Emergency Services- Fire Chief Greater Napanee Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-10-06
Date Posted: 2017-09-11
Province: Ontario
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