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The Township of Oro-Medonte requires a FIRE PREVENTION OFFICER.

Located in the heart of Ontario’s Lake Country, between the cities of Barrie and Orillia, the Township of Oro-Medonte is a picturesque and progressive community that prides itself on its rich heritage and unparalleled recreational opportunities, making it one of Ontario’s premier quality of life communities.

The Township is seeking an innovative leader and accomplished professional to assume the role of Fire Prevention & Public Education Officer.  Reporting to the Director of Fire and Emergency Services, the Fire Prevention & Public Education Officer will administer the Corporation’s Fire Protection and Prevention Initiatives along with enforcing the Municipal bylaws, Provincial Acts and Codes; be responsible for the coordination and management of the Public Education Program. The incumbent will conduct and/or assist with investigations to determine causes of fires and the maintenance of a comprehensive filing system relating to Fire Prevention and Educational Programs.

Strong organizational, analytical, interpersonal, and communications skills are essential. Thorough knowledge and understanding of all aspects of firefighting and fire prevention and public education programs; must have a sound knowledge of the appropriate legislative requirements including health & safety standards. Applicants require a post-secondary education in Fire Prevention, Fire Cause and Determination or equivalent along with successful completion of the following qualifications: NFPA 1031 – Level 1 – Fire Inspector required; NFPA 1031 – Level 2 – Fire Inspector preferred; NFPA 1033 – Fire Investigator; NFPA 1035 – Level 2 – Public Educator; NFPA 1041 – Level 1 – Fire Instructor. Combined with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a public sector fire prevention role. The following designations will be considered an asset: Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI); Certified Fire Investigator Instructor (CFII).

This bargaining unit excluded position offers a salary commensurate with experience and education (salary range $68,598 to $83,351), plus a competitive and attractive benefit package. Please address your resume to the attention of Tamara Obee, CHRL, Manager Human Resources, Health & Safety, and deliver by 12:00 noon on January 4th, 2019 to:

Township of Oro-Medonte
148 Line 7 South, Oro-Medonte, ON L0L 2E0

A detailed job description is available on our website

The Township of Oro-Medonte is committed to an inclusive, barrier free environment. Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the hiring process. Please advise the Township of Oro-Medonte Human Resources Department if you require any accommodations to ensure that you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process.

We thank all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected pursuant to The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used for the purpose of the candidate selection. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager Human Resources, Health & Safety.