Deputy Fire Chief

Closing Date: 
February 26 2021 - 4:30pm

Recognized degree or diploma in Business Management Studies and or Public Administration with 5 to 10 years related experience plus up to 3 years supervisory experience.  In addition, NFPA 1001 (Fire Fighter 1), NFPA 1021 (Fire Officer 1), Community Management Coordinator (C.E.M.C) designation from Emergency Management Ontario and a valid DZ Driver’s Licence.  

Reporting to the Fire Chief, the Deputy Fire Chief participates in the direction and supervision of the department, supervising the day-to-day activities ensuring that delegated statutory responsibilities are carried out in accordance with applicable legislation, corporate and or departmental policies and procedures.  

The preferred candidate will posses a thorough knowledge of Fire Suppression and Fire Training and development functions.  As well, they will have extensive experience in coordinating staff resources, recruitment, all fire training, and scheduling of staff as well as requisitions departmental supplies, testing and care of equipment and related records.

Experience and proven ability in Fire Suppression, Fire Prevention and inspection procedures, health and safety, labour relations, and computer skills.  In addition, the candidate will have excellent customer service, interpersonal, project/time management, problem solving, and presentation and communication skills.

This position requires an active on-call schedule rotation, after hours work and weekend work will be required.  The successful applicant will be required to be available in a timely manner when on-call and shall reside in reasonable proximity to the township's borders.  

Salary range offered for this position is $82,555 to $100,354 per year plus a competitive benefits package.   

Note: The preferred candidate must be willing to provide consent for the Township to conduct a criminal background and vulnerable sector check prior to finalizing an employment offer.

Interested candidates are invited to forward their resume and covering letter quoting job # 2021 - 010 to Human Resources by February 26, 2021 to:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. The Township of Clearview is an equal opportunity employer.

Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).