Reporting to the Fire Chief, the Deputy Fire Chief is responsible for the planning, organizing, coordinating and directing all fire suppression operations. The Deputy Fire Chief oversees full time and volunteer paid on-call firefighters as well as training programs, and fire related emergency services and support programs for the Town of Amherstburg. In the absence of the Fire Chief, the Deputy Fire Chief will be required to assume the duties of the Fire Chief and may be required to act as the Community Emergency Management Coordinator (CEMC).
The successful candidate will possess an undergraduate degree in Fire Services Management or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Community Emergency Management Coordinator (CEMC) designation is required, or is required to be completed within the first year of employment. A minimum of 10 years’ experience in firefighting operations as an officer of a fire department with experience in emergency planning, scheduling, policy development, supervising and training of staff, and budget development.
Must possess a valid class G driver’s licence with a satisfactory driving record, and must be on call for emergency situations. A valid class DZ driver’s licence will be considered an asset.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume no later than January 5, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. to:
The Corporation of the Town of Amherstburg
Human Resources Department
271 Sandwich St. S.
Amherstburg, ON N9V 2A5
For a complete job description, visit the Town of Amherstburg website: www.amherstburg.ca/jobs
Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O 2001, and will be used only for the purpose of determining eligibility for employment.