The City Of London is Hiring 4 Fire Prevention Inspectors

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Service Area Neighbourhood, Children & Fire Services

File # F-02-19E

Posting Open Date          6/11/2019

Posting Closed Date        7/11/2019

Job Code                             FP3205

Position Title                      Fire Prevention Inspector

Position Type                     Permanent – Full Time

Employee Group              Fire – Prevention

Summary of Duties

As a self-motivated member of the Fire Prevention Division, your primary responsibilities will be conducting fire code inspections, enforcing and ensuring compliance with legislation, codes, and standards, and; where necessary, assisting in the prosecution process. The performance of inspections can be physically demanding and they may be conducted under adverse environmental conditions. Other integral components of this position include conducting fire investigations, which requires you to be available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week on a rotation basis, liaising with municipal and provincial agencies, report writing, and collection of fire statistics and data. As a superior communicator with strong interpersonal skills, you will provide advice and direction to businesses, community, and stakeholder groups as well as the local media.


Successful completion of a diploma or certification related to fire prevention inspection, completed an applicable NFPA program and/or certification from the Ontario Fire College, and a good working knowledge of the Fire Code, Building Code, and other applicable legislation and regulations. Your knowledge of building construction and computer proficiency is a definite asset. You possess strong report writing skills, are able to maintain detailed records and analyze and interpret statistical data, and have demonstrated problem solving skills. You show a proven ongoing dedication to outstanding customer service, public safety, and continued professional development. On application, you must possess a valid Ontario G class driver’s licence or equivalent that is acceptable to the City, noting that you will be required to obtain a provincial licence within 90 days. Successful candidates must be capable of performing all administrative and physical components of the position. The position also requires that the successful candidates be available to work a rotation ‘on-call’ schedule (be available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week) and able to wear self-contained breathing apparatus, bunker gear, structural firefighting boots and a helmet for a prolong period of time when conducting fire investigations.

Other Information           This posting is for 4 positions.

Compensation Range:

Starting rates will range between 70% and 115% of a 1st Class Firefighter salary, which is dependent upon experience, education, and level of certification. (70% of a 1st Class Firefighter Salary $69,592)

Important Instructions

Applications for this position will be accepted in the Human Resources Division, City Hall, Room 508, up to 4:30 p.m. on the closing date.


NOTE: Applicants may be required to complete a job related test.




Please note successful candidates will be asked to provide a Criminal Record Check (CIC), dated within the last six months. This documentation would not be required until further in the recruitment process (following the interview stage if selected).

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