County of Brant
Duties: Manage and direct staff and volunteers including work schedule design, monitoring fire suppression quality measures and training oversight to highest standard of efficiency and effectiveness Manage communications division and 911 call centre including contracted services for County of Brant and neighbouring municipality Develop plans to address future requirements of the fire service, including recommendations for location site selections, fleet and equipment, etc. Manage preventative maintenance program for vehicles, facilities and equipment. Oversight of vehicle sales and replacements Oversight of regulations demanding specific performance times to respond to emergency calls, and test calls against the performance standard Manage public access defibrillator program as coordinator for internal and external stakeholders as per ministry guidelines Investigate complaints of non-compliance or injury, involving public, Fire Marshall, policy and legal parties Analyze call data statistics to ensure compliance with standards and devise and implement new procedures or systems Act as CEMC and Flood Coordinator in emergency situations Ensure compliance in annual Municipal Fire Protection Service review and Emergency Management program Review new development plans to ensure adequate water levels, in compliance with building code or best practices Implement, control and monitor Health & Safety procedures and programs Prepare and present reports to Community Services Committee Develop, prepare and implement the budget for the Fire Department Communicate with dispatch, volunteers, neighbouring municipal emergency partners (Police, Fire, and Ambulance) to formulate preparedness plans to provide seamless services to emergency calls To participate in community development through public speaking, attending special events, visiting schools, etc. Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications: Company Officer Diploma and/or NFPA accreditation equivalent. B.A. Business Administration considered an asset Minimum seven years experience in the Fire service field, preferably in progressively responsible supervisory positions, having obtained an officers position (Deputy District Chief level preferred) CEMC certification Good working knowledge of Fire Protection and Prevention Act, Ontario Fire Code, Ontario Building Code, NFPA Codes, Life Support Care Standards, Vehicle Equipment Standards, OHSA, ESA, TDGA, etc. Good knowledge of modern fire fighting and fire prevention methods Good knowledge of rescue and first aid procedures, emergency management procedures and sound judgment in stressful situations Proven ability to apply and implement safe work practices Dedicated to a high degree of professionalism and setting standards of excellence Excellent leadership abilities and capable of promoting harmony, good morale and encouraging team work Excellent verbal and written communication skills Demonstrated public relations, organizational, problem solving and change management skills Valid DZ driver’s license complete with acceptable driver’s abstract Valid and acceptable police records check Participation in rotational on call is expected and required
The application deadline: 11:59 p.m., Thursday, May 4 th, 2017.
Date of Posting: Friday, April 21, 2017
About County of Brant
At the County of Brant, we look for motivated, talented people to work with us.
If you hold yourself to a high standard for customer service and share our desire to create a vibrant, healthy, safe and caring community for our citizens, you could be a great fit within our team.
Working for the County of Brant means you serve a total population of over 30,000 across 8 small, tight-knit communi
We are proud of the services we deliver to residents, visitors and businesses across our county. And we can only provide excellent services and programs through the commitment of each employee. We value our employees, our most valuable and important assets.
Please visit our Career Employment Opportunities page for a list of open positions within the County of Brant.
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