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.
**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: www.brampton.ca/employment or via www.workopolis.com 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.