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Business Continuity and Emergency Planning Coordinator - Fire Department

City of Burlington

Job Number       FR-26-18

Position Overview         

With the goal of ensuring a more disaster ready and resilient community, the Business Continuity and Emergency Planning Coordinator has the primary responsibility and accountability for developing, implementing and maintaining the City of Burlington’s emergency management programs and strategies and business continuity. This position reports to the Fire Chief.

Responsibilities The Business Continuity and Emergency Planning Coordinator is responsible for:
  • Establishing a centralized, controlled and coordinated response program for emergencies. 
  • Overseeing corporate security
  • Ensuring that the City of Burlington and its emergency operations facilities are in a continuous state of readiness and meet corporate emergency preparedness standards.
  • Working collaboratively with the Burlington Leadership Team (BLT) and City of Burlington departments to enhance the corporation’s capacity to effectively prepare, respond, mitigate and recover from a significant event.
  • Leading the provincially mandated annual review and revisions of the Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment (HIRA) and Critical Infrastructure List (CI) to ensure that the City meets the mandatory requirements of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act and its Regulations.
  • Developing, planning and delivering training.
  • Assisting the Emergency Management Program Committee, including post incident reviews and developing after action reports.

The Business Continuity and Emergency Planning Coordinator requires a post secondary education preferably in business continuity, emergency management, or a related discipline. In addition certifications from Emergency Management Ontario in Basic Emergency Management and Incident Management System (IMS) 100 and 200 are preferred and ideally at least five years business continuity and/or emergency management experience.  Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills, the ability to work independently as well as a demonstrated ability to train others in a variety of settings are also required. Completion of or the ability to obtain the following preferred qualifications is considered an asset:

  • Certification in IMS 300
  • Certification as a trainer for IMS 200 and 300
  • Certification as a Community Emergency Management Coordinator
  • Business Continuity Designation

Hourly Rate        $76,458-$95,572 (Grade 11)

Posting Close Date  February 16, 2018

How to Apply    

To apply, please visit and click on “View Jobs”. Please note that applications are only accepted online. If you require assistance, please contact Human Resources at 905-335-7602.

Business Continuity and Emergency Planning Coordinator - Fire Department Burlington Ontario

Expiry Date: 2018-02-16
Date Posted: 2018-02-05
Province: Ontario
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