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Training Officer, 1st Class

City of Brampton


Reporting to the Division Chief, Training, this position is responsible for developing and conducting 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, guide sheets and produce training resources to meet the current and predicted training requirements.  Assist in the selection, 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 Deputy Fire Chief(s) and/or 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;
  • 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;
  • Ability and willingness to assume a leadership role in the Fitness Program.
  • 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 rescues, disciplines, including ice/water rescue, rope rescue, trench rescue and confined space rescue.
  • Qualified fitness appraiser.
  • Demonstrated experience in incident command.
  • Demonstrated experience in incident safety officer systems.
  • Experience and proficiency in e-learning, virtual reality simulation and other multi-media training platforms.
  • 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.

TO APPLY: Please apply online, quoting file number: 102692 by DECEMBER 19, 2017 at: or via and search for key words City of Brampton. If you require assistance with the application process, please contact us directly. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview with be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. We are dedicated to equal opportunity.

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. 

Training Officer, 1st Class Brampton Ontario

Expiry Date: 2017-12-19
Date Posted: 2017-11-29
Province: Ontario
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